Womb Chair Relax
Designed by Eero Saarinen. The groundbreaking Womb Chair was designed at Florence Knoll's request for "a chair that was like a basket full of pillows" – something she could really curl up in. This mid-century classic supports countless positions and offers a comforting oasis of calm – hence the 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.
Base: steel rod, polished chrome finish.
Womb Chair Relax frame and upholstery: polyurethane foam over metal structure with elastic belts.
Womb Ottoman frame and upholstery: upholstered foam over moulded plywood platform.
Cushions: down filled over a polyurethane core. Glide: stainless steel and nylon articulating glides. The Knoll logo is stamped into the structure.
Available in a range of upholstery options:
Fabric Group G: Crociera, Fedro, Texas, West
Fabric Group C: Alpaca, Circa, Daphne, Esopo, Gentil, Tonus, Hopsack, Knoll Felt
Fabric Group S: Capraia, Credo, Divina, Divina Melange, Eva, Fiord, Hallingdal, Hermoso, Opera, Rivington, Toseo, Tosca
Fabric Group A: Coda, Ultrasuede
Fabric Group B: Cato, Knoll Velvet
Leather Group W: Volo (Black, White, Coffee Bean)
Leather Group X: Volo (all other colours)
Womb Chair Relax: W105 × H92 × D94 cm. Seat height 43.5 cm
Womb Ottoman Relax: W64 × H40 × D51.5 cm. Seat height 40 cm
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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.