Designed by Eero Saarinen. The Womb chair was designed by Eero Saarinen in 1946 and is made exclusively for Knoll. It has become one of the most iconic and recognized representations of mid - century organic modernism. By applying foam molded over a fiberglass shell, Saarinen created a single - piece form that perfectly facilitates a relaxed sitting posture - hence its name.
The 'Relax' version has softer upholstery than the 'Classic' and a lower price point.
Made to order in a wide choice of fabric types and colours (see a list under ‘Details’). Fabrics are priced in ‘Groups’. Simply select the appropriate price Group and then add a note of your fabric choice at checkout or email us.
Chair constructed of foam over a molded, reinforced fiberglass shell. Ottoman - foam cushion over molded plywood platform. Includes separate seat, back and ottoman cushions of polyester fiber with foam core.
Both chair and ottoman feature stainless steel and nylon articulating glides.
Upholstery available in a wide range of fabrics types and colours. Group C fabrics include Knoll Felt, Hopsack and Tonus. Please call us for more details. Our price includes cushions.
Womb chair: Height 92cm × Width 105cm × Depth 94cm (Seat Height 43.5cm)
Ottoman: Height 40cm × Width 64cm × Depth 51.5cm
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Knoll celebrates 75 years of iconic design for the home and office.
Since 1938, Knoll has been recognised internationally for creating furnishings that inspire, evolve, and endure.
Knoll has remained true to the Bauhaus design philosophy that modern furniture should complement architectural space, not compete with it.
Founders, Hans and Florence Knoll, embraced the creative genius at the Bauhaus School and the Cranbrook Academy of Art to create new types of furniture and environments for the workplace. Their approach, where craftsmanship joined with technology through the use of design shapes Knolls’ values today.
The Knoll portfolio includes a host of the great pioneering modernist designers including Florence Knoll, Harry Bertoia, Marcel Breuer, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Eero Saarinen and Warren Platner alongside works from Richard Schultz, Frank Gehry, Jens Risom, Piero Lissoni, and Alexander Girard.
This tradition continues with more recent partnerships with many bold contemporary designers such as Marc Krusin, Edward Barber & Jay Osgerby, and David Adjaye.