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Eero Saarinen

Eero Saarinen (1910 – 1961)

Finnish American neo-futurist architect and industrial designer, he realised some of the most iconic mid 20th Century architecture, including the Gateway Arch in St. Louis, Washington D.C.’s Dulles International Airport Terminal and the Kresge Auditorium on MIT’s campus. His furniture design was equally ground breaking.

Bought up by his parents in Michigan, Eero’s father, Eliel Saarinen was already an acknowledged architect and teacher at the Cranbrook Academy of Art, where Eero attended along with other luminaries such as Charles and Ray Eames and Florence Knoll.

After studying architecture in Paris, Eero also studied at Yale and spent time in his native Finland. While at Cranbrook he collaborated with Charles Eames in designing moulded plywood chairs that ultimately Ray and Charles produced as the LCW and DCW series. During the war he worked for OSS (Office for Strategic Services) intelligence agency, which was a precursor of the CIA.

Having established his own architectural practice in the 1950s, he also designed several iconic furniture pieces for the Knoll Company, including the Tulip and Womb chairs, and the Pedestal Group.

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  1. IN-STOCK
    Saarinen Tulip Table Replica - Table View

    Saarinen Style Tulip Table

    £809.10 Was £559.00
  2. Saarinen Tulip Side Chair Replica -  front angle

    Saarinen Style Tulip Side Chair

    £116.10 Was £129.00
  3. Saarinen Tulip Armchair Replica - front angle

    Saarinen Style Tulip Armchair

    £134.10 Was £149.00
  4. Saarinen Style Tulip Side Chair - Black Cushion

    Saarinen Style Tulip Side Chair - Black Cushion

    £116.10 Was £129.00
  5. Saarinen Style Tulip Side Chair - Blue Cushion

    Saarinen Style Tulip Side Chair - Blue Cushion

    £116.10 Was £129.00
  6. Saarinen Style Tulip Side Chair - Green Cushion

    Saarinen Style Tulip Side Chair - Green Cushion

    £116.10 Was £129.00
  7. Saarinen Style Tulip Side Chair - Grey Cushion

    Saarinen Style Tulip Side Chair - Grey Cushion

    £116.10 Was £129.00
  8. Saarinen Style Tulip Side Chair - Orange Cushion

    Saarinen Style Tulip Side Chair - Orange Cushion

    £116.10 Was £129.00
  9. Saarinen Style Tulip Side Chair - Red Cushion

    Saarinen Style Tulip Side Chair - Red Cushion

    £116.10 Was £129.00
  10. Saarinen Tulip Armchair Replica - black cushion

    Saarinen Style Tulip Armchair - Black Cushion

    £134.10 Was £149.00
  11. Saarinen Style Tulip Armchair - Blue Cushion

    Saarinen Style Tulip Armchair - Blue Cushion

    £134.10 Was £149.00
  12. Saarinen Style Tulip Armchair - Grey Cushion

    Saarinen Style Tulip Armchair - Grey Cushion

    £134.10 Was £149.00
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