Eero Saarinen called himself a “form giver,” and everything he designed – from the Gateway Arch in St. Louis to his Womb™ Chair to his Pedestal Table – had a strong sculptural quality. “The underside of typical tables and chairs makes a confusing, unrestful world,” said Saarinen.
In a 1956 cover story in Time magazine, he announced that he was designing a collection to “clear up the slum of legs in the U.S. home.” Later that year, he completed his Pedestal Table and Tulip Chair Collection (1956) with its cast aluminum base inspired by a drop of high-viscosity liquid.
The compact and comfortable Tulip Stool has a swivel seat with padded cushion. Each stool is stamped with the Knoll Studio logo and Eero Saarinen’s signature. This is the authentic The stool is in very good condition, there are some scratches to base as per photos.
Original labels are intact, the stool retains original upholstery and paint.
18" high x 15.5" diameter.