Iconic Saarinen Table and Tulip Chair Illustration

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Five years - That's the length of time it took Eero Saarinen to research and design an extraordinary new line of furniture that decluttered the underside of tables and chairs.  He called his new designs the Pedestal Collection. And the chairs, he called the Tulip chairs.  

Their elegant aesthetic is sleek and fluid and inspired by high viscosity liquid. Recognizable by interior designers and architects worldwide, I was inspired to sketch this after creating my top 10 list of most coveted furniture designs.  Check out the juicy selection of finishes at one of my favorite furniture stores, Design Within Reach