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Eero Saarinen: Sculptural Visions in Modern Furniture
Discover the timeless elegance and innovation of Eero Saarinen, a Finnish-born, naturalized American architect, who has shaped modern furniture with his brilliant fusion of organic forms and advanced technology.
Born in 1910 in Kirkkonummi, Finland, Saarinen moved to the United States at the age of 13, bringing with him the artistic influence of his mother, sculptor Loja Gesellius. After studying at Yale and the Cranbrook Academy of Art, Saarinen embarked on his architectural career, contributing to iconic projects such as the TWA Terminal at JFK Airport in New York.
His unique vision also extended to furniture design, with timeless works like the Organic Chair, a collaboration with Charles Eames. His relentless pursuit of new technologies and materials, particularly in fiberglass molding, gave life to extraordinary creations.
Collaborating with prestigious companies such as Knoll International and Vitra, Saarinen produced masterpieces like the Tulip collection, featuring the iconic Tulip Chair and Tulip Table, and the Womb series of upholstered chairs designed with Florence Knoll.
Explore our catalog and immerse yourself in the timeless elegance of Eero Saarinen's creations, where each piece is a harmonious blend of art, design, and functionality. Step into the world of Saarinen's sculptural visions and transform your space into a living work of art.