Grasshopper ChairPrice: $1,495.00
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The angled arms of Eero Saarinen's Grasshopper Chair are formed of deep bent curves resembling the graceful legs of its namesake. The 1949 design was originally produced by Knoll. This stunning reissue is manufactured by Modernica to the designer's original specifications. Bent maple frame available upholstered in a wide range of fabrics and leather. Select wood finish, then select upholstery type and color.
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Material(s): Bent maple, fabric or leather
Dimensions: 34" H x 28.5" L x 36" D
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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Modernica has been hand-building Modernist furniture at its state-of-the-art facility in downtown Los Angeles for more than 20 years. From George Nelson's iconic Bubble Lamps, to the distinctive Case Study furniture line to their own original designs, Modernica has built its reputation on quality craftsmanship and authentic mid-century reissues.
Modernica was founded on the principles and the passion of the vibrant North American Modernism movement and is committed to the legacy of making design available and accessible to the masses. Modernica Studio functions as a design collective with everyone participating and sharing in a united responsibility to the ideologies of the past, while evolving with the times and introducing new products and new ideas that hold true to Modernism's core values.View other products from Modernica