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Modern Icons: Eero Saarinen's Executive Chair
"Comfy Chairs Add Big Mid-Century Style to the Dining Room... resulted in Saarinen's Executive Collection for Knoll in 1957. Choices include chairs with... Eero Saarinen and his pal Charles Eames were working with fiberglass to create chairs... chairs that worked with the body to provide comfort. All of this ergonomic research... office chairs. Of them all, the wood-leg armchair version seems most popular among... curvy chairs have added big Mid-Century Modern style to today's designs...."
Modern Icons: The Saarinen Tulip Dining Table
"Eero Saarinen was anything but a leg man. He designed his iconic Tulip table in... table and chair set for four in a U.S. eat-in kitchen would have had about 20 legs, whereas... entire Saarinen Tulip set you'd have only had five legs total. Designers today, on... range of chairs — many with four very attractive legs. Let's take a look.... Stokke chairs, one Wiggle Chair, and one Panton S chair, or some such wacky combination..."
Happy Birthday to the Saarinens! Design Words of Wisdom to Celebrate
Eero and Eliel Saarinen share a birthday and the design world's admiration. Let's consider some of their insight in honor of the day
"Eliel Saarinen share a birthday and the design world's admiration. Let's consider... and Eero Saarinen would have been 140 and 103, respectively, today (August 20). In honor... iconic Saarinens' many accomplishments and contributions to modern architecture, city... have my Saarinen table and chairs which weathered my three adult children and my youngest... a nice Saarinen or a Eames... Lyrics hacked from Bare Naked Ladies For many of their..."
Houzz Quiz: Which Midcentury Modern Chair Are You?
"possible chairs. Any marshmallow sofas? You are the … Eero Saarinen Womb Chair! Saarinen... possible chairs? Okay, I'm the Eero Saarinen Tulip chair with red cushion. Since m... fave MCM chair, it would be the Saarinen Womb Chair which I got about 14 years ago and... Eero Saarinen Tulip chair. The description fits, but I'd use the chair like this... lounge chair all the time. Eero Saarinen Tulip chair. "My desk is immaculate."..."
Modern Icons: The Womb Chair
"the Womb Chair, designed by Eero Saarinen for Knoll in 1948. Many modern icons emerged... Eliel Saarinen (another popular crossword answer). Some of Eero's best known projects... that this chair would be just as popular now? It's crazy Erika, I think the chairs from... styles of chairs. Susan, obviously I have a HUGE chair fetish. If anyone has any s... Memphis chairs--beginning with my favorite: Michele de Lucchi's First Chair. Maybe..."
Objects of Desire: Grasshopper-Inspired Lounge Chairs Step Lively
"1940s chair and its modern-day interpretations bring a dynamic element along with... table with chairs for 8 people for less than that. If the chair is comfortable and makes... For a CHAIR? WHAT???!!! It's a really cool chair but let's get a grip. I'm at a loss... have two Saarinen grasshopper chairs in need of reupholstering. Not sure if want to... selection. The chair is very comfortable sit in. Though the chair is connected to the wood..."
12 Ways to Dress Up a Room With an Accent Chair
"with a chair done up in statement-making style... just a chair. Try throwing one or two interesting chairs in a room and see how they... to talk chairs, that's a different story. Give me a good-looking, comfortable chair... fashion, chairs are great ways to make a statement in a room. Here is your chance to... year and chairs, definitely chairs. Comfortable chairs everywhere. I think there's... The chairs look comfortable too. Love the bum chairs! Just a slight bit of color..."
Modern Icons: Eames Shell Chair
"Shell Chair Adds Welcome Curves, Wire or Wood to a Room... because this chair is so iconic, I didn't know where to start. Charles and Ray Eames ex... Note: This chair has been imitated a lot; to make sure you're getting the real deal when... after chairs again! i love this chair, but my heart still belongs to the saarinen... called "Sad Chairs" - pictures of chairs abandoned in all different settings. Dreemer... these chairs. My parents had the arm chairs in lime and melon, and later got the..."
New Classics: Philippe Starck's Masters Chair for Kartell
Its sinuous silhouette pays homage to three iconic midcentury modern chair designs, but this seat is worth coveting in its own right
"modern chair designs, but this seat is worth coveting in its own right... Series 7 Chair by Arne Jacobsen, the Tulip Armchair by Eero Saarinen and the Eames Eiffel... about this chair is oddly familiar. While I can never see the doggone sailboat in those... Eiffel Chair by Charles Eames outlined on the back of Philippe Starck's Masters Chair... Masters Chair has me chomping at the bit for more furniture mashups, whether they're..."
On View: Chair Exhibit Showcases 20th-Century Style
Iconic 20th-century chairs from the Vitra Design Museum are collected in a spectacular Florida exhibit
"20th-century chairs from the Vitra Design Museum are collected in a spectacular Florida... every chair to give it a test drive. Let's face it: Some of these chairs, such as... Hundred Chairs, on show at the Tampa Art Museum through September 16, is a wonderful... 20th-century chair designs from the Vitra Collection. As iconic as they are beautiful... ction chairs and prototypes from just about every major architect and designer provide..."
18 Great Mid-Century Modern Chairs
Innovative chairs before and after WWII have lasting design power today. Which one fits your style best?
"ative chairs before and after WWII have lasting design power today. Which one fits... great chairs we've featured in our Modern Icons series. I thought it was a wonderful... Lounge Chair; Hans Wegner's Shell Chair; and the Bubble Chair by Eero Aarnio. All... Panton S chair and the Bubble Chair. I think I ruled the Bubble Chair too young for... I love chairs) No need to go back in time to see the Egg and Swan chairs in action..."
Get Hooked on Bentwood Chairs
Curvy, well-crafted bentwood chairs are a timeless and elegant furniture choice for homes of all styles
"bentwood chairs are a timeless and elegant furniture choice for homes of all styles... bentwood chairs, which were first made by Michael Thonet in the early 19th century.... Bentwood chairs range from the super simple to the highly elaborate. (In general, the... bentwood chair is an elegant addition to any interior. Here are 11 rooms that feature... bentwood chairs with a white Saarinen-style table. They just look so great together..."
Smart Shopper: How to Choose a Dining Chair
Before you go for that gorgeous velvet nap or slender sculptural seat, check out our guide to successful chair buying
"table and chairs. You never had to wonder if the pieces worked together. But the results... dining chairs, make sure they’re going to work with the table, the room — and even... replace the chairs in our dining room and find some dining chairs for our weekend house... wanted chairs with armrests. Having a round table, I wanted chairs with rounded backs... 21" wide chairs would/not work at a 36" round table? Thanks! Swedish Birch chairs are..."
Director's Chairs Get Starring Role
Director's chairs aren't just for movie sets. See how these stylish, versatile seats can take command of the action in your home
"tor's chairs aren't just for movie sets. See how these stylish, versatile seats can... director's chair. It has a quiet authority and stylish presence, yet it never tries too... directors chairs in my dining room Directors chair covers are such an easy way to add... director chairs for our dining room were found at the flea market (any good quality... marble Saarinen table. Fantastic studded doors in the last photo. I also love the..."
Modern Icons: The Anziano Chair
"orary chair combines ancient form with mid-century modern style... classic chair is based upon a chair originally designed by the Greeks sometime around... favor. The chair we're celebrating today, the Anziano chair, takes this true classic and... Klismos chairs, and they regained popularity in the 19th century when classical ar... favorite chairs! These are fantastic chairs and they do work well with many different..."