In a 1956 cover story in Time magazine, Eero Saarinen said he was designing a collection to "clear up the slum of legs in the U.S. home." Later that year, he completed his Pedestal Table and Tulip™ Chair Collection (1956) and obliterated the "slum" by creating a cast aluminum base inspired by a drop of high-viscosity liquid. Stamped with the KnollStudio logo and Eero Saarinen’s signature. Made in Italy. Molded fiberglass; cast aluminum base available in a black or white glossy bonded finish, or platinum clear satin finish. Upholstery options: éclat weave (designed by weaver and printmaker Anni Albers in 1974), vinyl or volo. Swivel seat with a padded cushion. Greenguard certified Get it fast: White base with Vinyl Red seat pad is in stock and ready to ship. Materials Frame: Molded fiberglass; cast aluminum base with black or white Rilsan®-coated finish or platinum polyurethane enamel wet coat with clear satin finish. Upholstery: Volo Leather: Spinneybeck® Volo, full-grain, semi-aniline leather. Vinyl: 100% vinyl. Measurements H 32" W 26" D 23" Seat H 18" Arm H 25"
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