Furniture Design

Saarinen, Eero (1910 - 1961)

The Finnish-born American designer and architect, ingenuously refused to be identified by a unique recognisable style like most of his peers. On the contrary, he invented new vocabularies for each product, adapting himself to his clients' demands. Refusing simplistic and abstract architectures, he favoured ostentatious effects. However his furniture featured unpretentious forms blending organic and technological inspirations. 'The purpose of architecture is to shelter and enhance man's life on earth and to fulfil his belief in the nobility of his existence.'

Advertisign for Tulip Chair, 1956
Advertisign for Tulip Chair, 1956
Bench/Base for Storage Units, Charles Eames & Eero Saarinen, 1940
Bench/Base for Storage Units, Charles Eames & Eero Saarinen, 1940
Chair (MOMA-Organic chair competition), Eero Saarinen & Charles Eames, 1940
Chair (MOMA-Organic chair competition), Eero Saarinen & Charles Eames, 1940
Coffee Table, 1956
Coffee Table, 1956
Dining chairs, ca 1950
Dining chairs, ca 1950
Dining table
Dining table
Eero et Aline Saarinen (à droite) devant la maison Noyes le jour de sa création. Maison Noyes, Faculté Vassar, Poughkeepsie, NY, 1954-1958
Eero et Aline Saarinen (à droite) devant la maison Noyes le jour de sa création. Maison Noyes, Faculté Vassar, Poughkeepsie, NY, 1954-1958
Eero Saarinen
Eero Saarinen
Eero Saarinen and his chairs, circa 1958
Eero Saarinen and his chairs, circa 1958
Eero Saarinen avec une maquette du Jefferson National Expansion Memorial
Eero Saarinen avec une maquette du Jefferson National Expansion Memorial
Eero Saarinen
Eero Saarinen
Eero Saarinen
Eero Saarinen
Eero Saarinen sketch for Tulip chair
Eero Saarinen sketch for Tulip chair
Executive Conference Chair, 1957
Executive Conference Chair, 1957
Fauteuil Confident, plan présenté à un concours
Fauteuil Confident, plan présenté à un concours
Grasshopper Chair 61U, 1946
Grasshopper Chair 61U, 1946
Side Chair 72ULB, 1948
Side Chair 72ULB, 1948
Side chairs, Eero Saarinen & Charles Eames
Side chairs, Eero Saarinen & Charles Eames
Side Table, 1956
Side Table, 1956
Terminal Building, Dulles International Airport, Sterling, Virginia, Exterior perspective, 1958-1963
Terminal Building, Dulles International Airport, Sterling, Virginia, Exterior perspective, 1958-1963
Tulip Arm Chair, 1956
Tulip Arm Chair, 1956
Tulip Armchair (model 150), 1955-1956
Tulip Armchair (model 150), 1955-1956
Tulip chair, 1956
Tulip chair, 1956
TWA Terminal airport New York 1952 - 1962 by Eero Saarinen
TWA Terminal airport New York 1952 - 1962 by Eero Saarinen
Womb Chair, 1946
Womb Chair, 1946
Womb Chair, 1948
Womb Chair, 1948
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