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Saarinen Womb Settee

product:
Saarinen Womb Settee
manufacturer:
Knoll Studio
designer:
Eero Saarinen
date:
2016
status:
Indent (12 - 16 weeks)
Technical information:

Knoll Saarinen Womb Settee

Knoll presents the Womb Settee. This two-seat settee was originally designed by Eero Saarinen in 1948 and is generally believed to have been for his major architectural work for the General Motors Technical Center in Michigan, a complex for over 5,000 employees.

Knoll reintroduced the settee in 2015.

The innovative design has never gone out of style and is perfect for all settings, from the living room to the bedroom, as well as the office. 

Like the Womb Chair, the Womb Settee called for particular production techniques and exceptionally high-performance materials.

The sturdy, oversized form embodies Saarinen signatures of timeless, sensual functionality.

Eero Saarinen said: "The need for such seats has never gone away. Now, more than ever, we have the need to relax."

The Womb Chair doubles its comfort and joins the Relax collection, with a foam-coated chassis in soft polyurethane and down-filled cushions for a chair that is sturdy, comfortable and welcoming at the same time. 

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Eero Saarinen

Eero Saarinen

Knoll Studio

Eero Saarinen (1910-1961) was incredibly influential in shaping the American postwar design movement. Born in Finland to Loja, a weaver and photographer, and architect Eliel Saarinen, one of the founders of the Cranbrook Academy of Art, Eero was primed from the start to take a place among the designers and architects developing and strengthening an environment primed to change the domestic and in... More