The son of architect and Cranbrook Academy of Art director Eliel Saarinen and his spouse, fabric artist Loja, Eero Saarinen studied exceptional arts in Paris and architecture at Yale earlier than running on furnishings layout with Norman Bel Geddes and practicing architecture with his father in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He collaborated on several tasks, inclusive of a plywood leg splint for the U.S. Army, together with his pal, Cranbrook alumnus Charles Eames. He opened his personal exercise in Ann Arbor in 1950. Among the various buildings for which he is recognised are Dulles Airport in Washington, D.C., The Gateway Arch in St. Louis, Missouri and the TWA Terminal at Kennedy International Airport in New York. He was the recipient of severa awards and the problem of many exhibitions.
Eero Saarinen’s 1948 Womb chair, made exclusively for Knoll, displays the Finnish-born dressmaker’s flair for challenging policies, breaking molds and placing new requirements for present day layout. The Womb chair is to be had in 3 sizes: popular, medium and small (childs chair). The general and medium length have an accompanying ottoman.
Standard Womb Chair: forty″W x 34″D x 35.Five″H, Seat Height: sixteen″
Standard Ottoman: 25.Five″W x 20″ D x 16″ H
Medium Womb Chair: 35″W x 31″ D x 31.5″ H, Seat Height: 15″
Medium Ottoman: 21″W x 17.Five″D x 14.Five″H, Seat Height: 14″
Child’s Womb Chair: 31″W x 28″D x 27.5″H, Seat Height” 14.5″
Materials & Options
Base finishes: Polished chrome, gold or black
Available in a wide variety of Knoll Textiles and Spinneybeck leather-based
Upholstery available in a wide range of textiles. Upholstery Samples can be viewed and furnished in our showroom. Frame to be had in black or polished chrome.