Iconic Midcentury Modern Designers – Eero Saarinen

Saarinen Womb Chair

Eero Saarinen

Background: The son of Cranbrook founder Eliel Saarinen, Eero spent most of his life in the U.S., designing such notable structures as the Gateway Arch in St. Louis and the TWA Terminal at New York’s JFK Airport.

Iconic Piece: The Womb Chair, an upholstered armchair with a frame sculpted from a single piece of fiberglass.

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