saarinen dining armchair wood legs - limited edition

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This piece is a celebration and homage to the original design with a modern day spin using only the finest materials and craftsmanship.

Introducing our Limited Feature Designer Edition finished in genuine Designtex Lambert 3623 103 Latte with cream piping and Maharam Abacus 466118 009 Silhouette. You might recognize the design as the Saarinen Executive armchair but this feature Designer Limited Edition series chair is so much more. The finish on this unique edition was hand-selected and designed by Jenna Newton, aspiring Designer with BR Design in New York City. Each edition of the limited series is hand picked by some of New York's premiere designers and then finished with their choice of designer textiles and leathers for a one-of-a-kind, designer-specified modern treat.

Eero Saarinen might be considered by some to be a purist when it came to his approach towards architecture and interior design. He sought the essential idea and reduced it to the most effective structural solution within an overall unity of design. To that end, he designed the Executive Chair in 1957 recognizing the importance of user comfort. Saarinen became the first to construct a chair shell from fiberglass, a pliable material that flexes in response to body weight.

At Maxwell Blake, we give credit to the design and make every effort to produce a chair that is comparable in quality to the original. We use real, steam bent, solid wood legs not plywood. We offer variety of hardwoods such as American Walnut or Natural, Black or Wenge (espresso) stained Ash wood. Our reproduction Executive Armchair is available in various fabric and leather upholstery options and is also available in the classic stainless steel leg as a different item.

Features at a Glance:

Design Year: 1957

  • Features:
    • Frame is made of molded reinforced polyurethane shell
    • Seat is made of contoured plywood
    • Chair is upholstered in urethane foam cushion with matching full surround welt detail
    • Solid American Walnut or Ash legs
    • Available in many fabric and leather upholstery options
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Dimensions25 1/2" W x 25 1/2" D x 31 1/2" H