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What if you took the most popular furniture designs of the Mid-Century period and today’s most desirable textiles, materials, and finishes and put them together in one amazing collection? You would have the Maxwell Blake Signature Series!
Each piece in this limited edition, designer-curated Signature collection is hand-selected by some of New York's most prestigious interior designers. They appoint every piece with custom upholstery, fine detailing, and exciting material and finish combinations such as high-end textiles from Knoll, HBF Textiles®, Kvadrat® and DesignTex®. Quantities are always limited and always fascinating and designed to create a statement in any home!
Our Signature Sanford Chairs and Oval Quart Dining Set is just such a furniture grouping appointed precisely by a top designer. They took Saarinen’s iconic mid-century designs and put a modern spin on them to meld beautifully with today’s interior spaces.
Saarinen originally produced artful seating and tables with a sculptural quality that stand as a testament to the mid-century design era. To that end, he collaborated and consulted with some of the most lauded furniture designers of the period just as we are doing today.
As design lines and shapes of Saarinen’s architectural structures were echoed in his furniture designs. With his Saarinen Dining Chair, the shape of his domed glass wall of MIT’s Kresge Auditorium can be found in the chair’s rounded back. While his pedestal dining table remains one of the most recognizable pieces of the period. Both are still coveted today as they remain timeless must-have pieces in the modern home and office.
Features & Benefits
• 96" by 54" oval Marquina Black Oval Tulip Table made of cast aluminum, powder-coated base and Marquina Quartz top.
• Four Sanford Dining chairs and two Sanford Armchairs for a total of 6 gorgeous dining chairs, finished in genuine HBF Textiles "Red Twist" limited edition fabric and genuine American Walnut wood legs.
• Enveloping design and plump cushion seat offer hours of seated comfort.
• High-density polyurethane foam seating with multiple-density foam used for comfort and durability.
• Designer fabrics from original name brands used on the Signature series such as Knoll®, DesignTex®, HBF® and many others.
• High-quality, single-piece molded carbon-fiber shell provides superior support and strength for a long-lasting product.
• Steam bent, solid wood legs for optimal stability and style.
• Modern lines and organic form allow this set to meld across many styles including contemporary, minimalist, traditional, eclectic, mid-century and more.
• Placed in the dining or conference room this modern table and chair set will command respect with its mid-century nuances and purposeful persona.
Our take on these treasured furniture designs, provides all the best features and options to suit each user and their space. We take into consideration a plethora of factors from most valuable features to best uses.
While the Saarinen table and chairs reflect a wholly modern style with timeless elements, the most well-known interior designers and discerning home-owners find it melds beautifully across all décor styles. The dining set’s timeless style finds it perfectly placed in public and personal spaces whether contemporary or traditional leaning. Most at home in modern or minimalist surroundings, the set becomes more an element of comfort than conformity.
About the Material
Whether going for a vibrant look or comforting neutral pallet, the Sanford Saarinen Dining Chair - Wood Legs comes in just the right hue for you. Our neutrals and standards include all the usual suspects such as black, white, grey and several beige tones. While vibrant colors stand out in red, orange, blue green, green, purple and more. No matter how it’s dressed, this chair will be right at home in any color chosen.
Nero Marquina Quartz
Quartz or Marble—a man-made, engineered product of natural stone fused with polymer resin— is increasing in popularity alternative because of its beauty and durability.
Carefully chosen to make the most becoming and timeless dining table, Nero Marquina Quartz is used for the table top. This man-made, engineered product of natural stone is fused with polymer resin for strength, beauty and durability. Quartz has experienced an increasing popularity because of its beauty and durability.
This famous look table and chairs allows you to own and enjoy a classic modern icon without foregoing quality. We understand not everyone has ample means by which to attain such a piece. With that in mind, we offer our masterful Sanford Chair and Quartz Table made with high quality materials and careful craftsmanship at a modest price point. Among other such seating and tables, the materials and expertise used to create our products are top quality.
About the Designer
With his positive, forward-thinking outlook famed architect and modernist Eero Saarinen created iconic furniture designs to solve everyday problems during his highly lauded career from the early 1930s through early 60s. He sought to elevate one’s existence through architecture and design with great award-winning success. Along with his acclaimed Tulip Table, Saarinen created many instantly-recognizable furniture designs from the Womb Chair to the Saarinen Dining Chair collection. His furniture has become a featured element in many modern homes today.
Special Care Instructions
To clean, avoid use of harsh acidic or abrasive cleaning solutions. For cleaning and maintenance of quartz, use a soft dry cloth to dust if needed. For spills, use a damp soapy sponge or cloth. Consult the manufacturer warranty and cleaning instructions for further care of Quartz and upholstery.
Table: 78" x 48" x 3/4" thick
Side Chair: 24.25" W x 20.5" D x 31.75" H
Armchair: 25 1/2" W x 25 1/2" D x 31 1/2" H