Saarinen 36-Inch Round Dining TablePrice: $1,935.00
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Design by Eero Saarinen, 1956.
First introduced in 1956, the Tulip™ Tables demonstrate Eero Saarinen's distinct ability to balance art and technology. The 36-Inch Round Dining Table features a circular table top poised above a streamlined pedestal base. Its table top is available in a range of materials and finishes with a Tulip base constructed from molded, cast aluminum that is polished and coated in a tough, abrasion-resistant Rilsan finish. The Saarinen 36-Inch Round Dining Table offers versatile, effortless style designed to withstand generations of use.
- Seats 3-4 people
- Beveled-edge table top
- Table top attaches to pedestal base with threaded rod
- Table tops offered in a wide range of woods, marbles and granites
- Heavy molded cast aluminum base, offered in several finishes
- Laminate, Natural Marble, Veneer and Granite tops are GREENGUARD Indoor Air Quality Certified®
- Coated marble tops are offered in two finishes: standard Polished or Satin. The satin finished marble creates a matte sheen that gives the top a natural honed appearance while offering the same protective qualities as the Polished polyester coated marble finish. Satin finish is not available on Natural Marbles.
The Knoll logo is stamped into the base of the Saarinen Tables. Tops have nameplate with designer's signature. Not suitable for outdoor use.
It's a timeless classic for a reason
By: Annemai, Homeowner (New York)
It's beautiful and perfect size for smallish kitchen and can accommodate 4 people. I've lusted after this table for years -- and designed my kitchen around it. The only reason I did not give it a 5 is that you do have to treat it with kid gloves. Glad that my children are older; if they were younger, not sure the table would survive. YLiving service however is a 5 -- its impeccable.
Designer: Eero Saarinen
The son of architect and Cranbrook Academy of Art director Eliel Saarinen and his wife, textile artist Loja, Eero Saarinen studied sculpture in Paris and architecture at Yale before working on furniture design with Norman Bel Geddes and practicing architecture with his father. He collaborated on several projects in furniture design with his friend, Cranbrook alumnus Charles Eames, and opened his own practice in Bloomfield Hills in 1950. Among the many buildings for which he is known are the Dulles International Airport in Washington, DC, The Gateway Arch in St. Louis, Missouri, and the TWA Terminal at Kennedy International Airport in New York. He was the recipient of numerous awards and the subject of many exhibitions.View other products by Eero Saarinen
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