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Saarinen Child's Womb Chair

Price: $2,985.00

Design by Eero Saarinen, 1948. By Knoll.  With its steel rod base and upholstered frame, the Child's Womb Chair is designed to facilitate a relaxed sitting posture, providing emotional comfort and a sense of security – hence,... Read More
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Saarinen Child's Womb Chair

Item #: KNL-70LS

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Overview

Design by Eero Saarinen, 1948.
By Knoll.

With its steel rod base and upholstered frame, the Child's Womb Chair is designed to facilitate a relaxed sitting posture, providing emotional comfort and a sense of security – hence, the name "Womb," – now one of Knoll's most recognizable designs.

The Child's Womb Chair is constructed of foam over a molded, reinforced fiberglass shell and includes separate seat and back cushions of polyester fiber with a foam core. The Chair features stainless steel and nylon articulating glides. The Child's Chair is at 75% scale of the original. The base features a steel rod with Polished Chrome finish or Matte Black power coat. Select base finish, then select upholstery textile and color. Also available in Medium and Large sizes.

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The knoll kids Barcelona Chair is scaled to fit a CHILD's body. Visit the link below for the classic adult-sized version. Greenguard certified.

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Specifications

Material(s): Foam, fiberglass, steel and fabric (content dependent on textile/leather selection)

Dimensions:

  • 31"W X 28"D X 27.25"H
  • Seat Height: 14.5"H
  • Arm Height: 17"H

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Eero Saarinen

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.

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Manufacturer: Knoll

Brand Beginnings Knoll was founded in 1938 by Hans and Florence Knoll who sought to create new types of furniture and environments for the home and workplace. Their approach was to join craftsmanship with technology through the use of design and to create beautiful home furnishings that stood the test of time visually, functionally and practically. The pair sought out designers willing to change the landscape of modern design, daring to ask how furniture could work better. These landmark collaborations, with pioneering modernists like Eero Saarinen, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Harry Bertoia and Richard Schultz built a brand that today contains many of the hallmarks of modern design.

Knoll Today Knoll enjoys brand recognition throughout the world for its modern classics as well as groundbreaking new products formulated under new deigner partnerships. Few companies can match the array of Knoll products, which combine a modernist aesthetic with residential appeal. This point of view nurtured by Florence Knoll, has become the trademark of Knoll design. Today, it connects to a new generation seeking workplaces and homes that are comfortable for and beautiful for everyday living.

A Signature Piece The highly coveted Barcelona® Chair is, with little doubt, the signature Knoll piece. Designed in 1929 by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, it is one of the most recognized objects of the last century, and an icon of the modern movement. Skilled craftsman construct this exquisite chair by hand every day. From leather produced from a single cowhide, 40 individual leather panels are cut, hand-welted, and hand-tufted with leather buttons to upholster the chair. Premium cushions are highly resilient with a down-like softness that surrounds the sitter in luxurious comfort. Cushions are suspended by upholstery straps in cowhide belting leather over a metal frame that is hand-ground and hand-buffed to a mirror finish. Meticulously detailed, Barcelona continues to appeal to customers worldwide some 85 years after its introduction.

Why Knoll? The Knoll names offers a rich design history – a legacy of iconic designers and inventive new collaborations. Their focus on quality and responsible manufacturing means that each piece transcends multiple generations in both use and appeal. Knoll offers furniture, accessories, textiles, felts and leathers that stimulate the senses and allow you to express who you are and what you value. They take great pride in creating the best possible product and the happiest possible customer.

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