After winning the Museum of Modern Art Organic
Design Competition with Charles Eames for their experiments with bent plywood in 1941, Eero Saarinen was eager to continue exploring the possibilities of a chair that achieved comfort through the shape ...
Eero Saarinen vowed to address the "ugly, confusing,
unrestful world" he observed underneath chairs and tables the so called "slum of legs." A five year design investigation led him to the revolutionary Pedestal Collection, introduced in 1958.