Reminiscent of flower petals with its elegant folds and curves, the Knoll Saarinen Tulip Chair was designed as part of the Pedestal Collection to offer a practical alternative to the four-legged chair. Eero Saarinen’s background in sculpture allowed him to develop the chair’s immaculate organic form, which features a moulded fibreglass seat.
The chairs are available with a white swivel base and an upholstered seat cushion, with the KnollStudio logo and signature of Eero Saarinen located on the underside of the base.
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.