In 1956 Eero Saarinen set out to eliminate the ‘slum of legs’ found beneath many other chairs and tables, and he certainly succeeded with the Tulip table.The simple, sweeping, structural curves and machine-like form of the table have made it into one of the most iconic designs of all-time. This particular iteration has a top panel produced from laminate and is available in both white and black finishes. See the complete Tulip family and read more about the famed designer on our Journal.
Finnish-American architect Eero Saarinen (1910-1961) was incredibly influential in shaping the postwar American modern design movement. Born in Finland Eero Saarinen was the son of architect Eliel Saarinen, one of the founders of the Cranbrook Academy of Art.