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Womb Chair Medium, 1948

Designed by Eero Saarinen
Manufactured by Knoll
Product code: KNI-70*


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

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.
Foam over molded, reinforced fiberglass 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 note: When upholstered in Eva fabric collection, there will be a lead time of 12-14 weeks.

89wx 79d x 79cmh
Original larger Womb Chair available from the range below.

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Womb Chair Medium


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Made-to-order: 6-8 weeks. Upholstery in Eva fabric: 12-14 weeks.

Furniture orders over £1500 free for Mainland UK.

Non-Mainland UK and International options available in basket

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