ISSUE 8  |  Australia

High/Low: Eero Saarinen Dining Table

February 24, 2010 9:00 PM

BY Sarah Lonsdale

Finnish architect Eero Saarinen’s iconic pedestal table, designed in 1956, is a design classic. Too expensive? Ikea offers a lookalike version.

Above photo via Lucyina Moodie

Above: The Eero Saarinen Round Dining Table with white laminate top is $1,721 from Design Within Reach for the 42-inch size. The table has a white laminate top with molded case aluminum white base; other sizes, finishes, and tabletop materials available.

Above: The Docksta is 41 3/8 inches in diameter and is $149 from Ikea; the table features a fiberboard top with steel base.