Introduced in 1958 as a special project by
Ray Eames for a private residence being designed by Eero Saarinen and Alexander Girard, the Eames Aluminum Group originally was specified as ''leisure furniture.'' Now used in various locations, their classic ...
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.