Collection by Aileen Kwun

Modern Uses of the Saarinen Tulip Chair and Table

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Eero Saarinen's Tulip chairs and table—part of the Pedestal Collection, first launched by Knoll in 1958—remains among the Finnish-American designer's best-known works to this day. See how these modern homes make use of the timeless design and its small, space-efficient "stem" base.

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