In any design problem, one should seek the
solution in terms of the next largest thing, designer Eero Saarinen once said. "If the problem is a chair, then its solution must be found in the way it relates to ...
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.