• Womb Chair, 1948, Eero saarinen, Knoll
  • Womb Chair, 1948, Eero saarinen, Knoll
  • Womb Chair, 1948, Eero saarinen, Knoll
  • Womb Chair, 1948, Eero saarinen, Knoll
  • Womb Chair, 1948, Eero saarinen, Knoll

Womb Chair, 1948

Womb Chair by Eero Saarinen for Knoll.

When asked by Florence Knoll to design 'a chair that was like a basket full of cushions - something she could really curl up in', Eero Saarinen produced the Womb chair.
Manufacturing the Womb chair proved a challenge, and Saarinen and Florence Knoll had to turn to - and beg - a boat builder to undertake the challenge. Despite being used to working with fibreglass, there were many failures before the team reached the result we know.
The Womb chair is wildly acclaimed as one of the most comfortable modern chairs produced.

Please note pricing includes cushions but excludes ottoman - please enquire for details and pricing. The Womb Chair and Ottoman can also be specified with different upholsteries for the cushions.

Please note: When upholstered in Eva fabric collection, there will be a lead time of 12-14 weeks.

Smaller Medium Womb Chair available from the range below.

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Womb Chair by Eero Saarinen for Knoll.

When asked by Florence Knoll to design 'a chair that was like a basket full of cushions - something she could really curl up in', Eero Saarinen produced the Womb chair.
Manufacturing the Womb chair proved a challenge, and Saarinen and Florence Knoll had to turn to - and beg - a boat builder to undertake the challenge. Despite being used to working with fibreglass, there were many failures before the team reached the result we know.
The Womb chair is wildly acclaimed as one of the most comfortable modern chairs produced.

Please note pricing includes cushions but excludes ottoman - please enquire for details and pricing. The Womb Chair and Ottoman can also be specified with different upholsteries for the cushions.

Please note: When upholstered in Eva fabric collection, there will be a lead time of 12-14 weeks.

Smaller Medium Womb Chair available from the range below.

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105wx 94d x 92cmh

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Foam over-moulded, reinforced fibreglass shell.
Base in Steel rod with a polish chrome finish.
Glides: Stainless steel and nylon articulating glides.
The Knoll logo is stamped into the structure of the chair and ottoman.

Please click here to view the Knoll approved upholstery for the Womb chair. Samples available upon enquiry.

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Knoll specialises in workplace furnishings that inspire, evolve and endure.

Knoll specialises in workplace furnishings that inspire, evolve and endure.

Their commitment to innovation and modern design has yielded a comprehensive portfolio of office systems, seating, files and storage, tables and desks, wood casegoods, textiles and accessories. Their products have been exhibited in major art museums, with more than 40 pieces in the permanent Design Collection of The Museum of Modern Art in New York.

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