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Tulip Chair

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Upholstery Color - Cayenne Chroma
Base - Fixed Base

This item ships with Knoll's white glove delivery within the contiguous United States. Knoll uses a specialized logistics network that takes extra care of their products and ensures your order's safe arrival. Their white glove service includes delivery inside your home and into the room of your choice. The delivery personnel will bring the product into your home, assemble it, and dispose of the trash. Even though they might not wear white gloves, rest assured that you're getting the royal treatment.

One thing to note is that Knoll's shipping system does not have minute-by-minute tracking, but the agent will call you prior to delivery. They'll set up a date and time for delivery that works with your schedule.

Items under $1,200.00
This item comes with a $75 shipping fee for residential destinations within the contiguous United States. If you are shipping to a business with a delivery dock, please contact us at 888-467-6278 and we will happily remove your shipping fee.

Items $1,201.00-$9,200.00
This item comes with a shipping charge of 6.5 percent of the merchandise value for residential destinations within the contiguous United States. If you are shipping to a business with a delivery dock, please contact us at 888-467-6278 and we will happily remove your shipping charges.

Items over $9,200.00
This item comes with a $600 shipping fee for residential destinations within the contiguous United States. If you are shipping to a business with a delivery dock, please contact us at 888-467-6278 and we will happily remove these shipping charges.

Made-to-Order Products:
arrive within 6-8 weeks from date of order.

For additional information, please see our shipping and delivery policies page.

Tulip Chair
Fixed or Swivel Base

designed by Eero Saarinen
from Knoll

At A Glance:
Tulip ChairThe Tulip Chair by Eero Saarinen is a perfect example of his style. He was an essentialist, breaking a chair or a piece of furniture down to its most basic form and function, and marrying that to an equally pure design aesthetic.

The Tulip Chair is an essential art object, a lovely chair, and a piece of furniture design history. Designed in 1956, the Tulip Chair was minimalist and holistic. As Saarinen said, "In any design problem, one should seek the solution in terms of the next largest thing. If the problem is a chair, then its solution must be found in the way it relates to the room."

The Tulip Chair was the perfect expression of that idea. Winner of the 1969 Museum of Modern Art Award, the side chair is available with arms or without, and with complementary stools and tables.

What's To Like:

  • One-piece look - with a base that accomplishes Saarinen's goal of clearing up "the slum of legs" in the modern home.
  • Plush, colorful upholstered seat.
  • Comfortably molded chair back gives you a good reason to linger at the dinner table.

What's Not to Like:

  • Price could be a sticking point; it's not cheap.
  • If you like chairs with four legs, perhaps the Tulip Chair isn't your best bet.
  • We can't find anything else to pick on - this dining chair is a classic.

The Bottom Line:
When put together with the Saarinen tables, the Tulip Chair makes a beautiful, iconic modern dining set. Alone, it's a great-looking side chair that fits in most any living space.

Customer's own material may be used on the Tulip Chair after being approved. In addition, many of Knoll's other fabric lines are available upon request. Please call a Smart Furniture salesperson at 888-467-6278 to get started!

Features:

  • Overall dimensions: 32" h x 20" w x 21.25" d
  • Seat height: 18.5"
  • Cast aluminum base
  • Black and white chairs have a rilsan coated base
  • Platinum chairs have a polyurethane enameled base with a clear satin finish
  • Shell is molded fiberglass with a reinforced plastic bonded finish

Materials & Measurements

Materials:
The Tulip Chair has a cast aluminum base with a rilsan coated finish for black and white chairs. Platinum chairs consist of a high-resilient polyurethane enamel wet coat with a clear satin finish. The shell is molded fiberglass with a reinforced plastic bonded finish.

Dimensions:
Overall: 32" h x 20" w x 21.25" d
Seat height: 18.5"

Environmental Information

Greenguard Certified.

Designer

Eero SaarinenEero Saarinen
Knoll was well known for utilizing European talent, and many items in their furniture collection were designed by Scandinavians. Eero Saarinen, originally from Finland, would become one of the most renowned designers of the mid-twentieth century. After studying architecture at Yale, Saarinen collaborated with contemporary Charles Eames and designed numerous furniture classics and buildings that would help define American style and aesthetics.

Saarinen's most famous works in the Knoll collection are the Womb Chair and Tulip Chair, but he also designed a series of dining and side tables as well as office-oriented chairs. His architectural achievements include the Gateway Arch in St. Louis and the Dulles Airport in Washington DC.

About The Manufacturer

Founded in 1938, Knoll has nurtured many of the most inspiring and iconic furniture designs of the last century. With an extensive collection of modern classic furniture for the home as well as cutting-edge office furniture with a focus on functionality as well as aesthetics, Knoll is at the forefront of how furniture interacts with us and affects us in our daily lives.

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Shipping & Delivery

This item ships with Knoll's white glove delivery within the contiguous United States. Knoll uses a specialized logistics network that takes extra care of their products and ensures your order's safe arrival. Their white glove service includes delivery inside your home and into the room of your choice. The delivery personnel will bring the product into your home, assemble it, and dispose of the trash. Even though they might not wear white gloves, rest assured that you're getting the royal treatment.

One thing to note is that Knoll's shipping system does not have minute-by-minute tracking, but the agent will call you prior to delivery. They'll set up a date and time for delivery that works with your schedule.

Items under $1,200.00
This item comes with a $75 shipping fee for residential destinations within the contiguous United States. If you are shipping to a business with a delivery dock, please contact us at 888-467-6278 and we will happily remove your shipping fee.

Items $1,201.00-$9,200.00
This item comes with a shipping charge of 6.5 percent of the merchandise value for residential destinations within the contiguous United States. If you are shipping to a business with a delivery dock, please contact us at 888-467-6278 and we will happily remove your shipping charges.

Items over $9,200.00
This item comes with a $600 shipping fee for residential destinations within the contiguous United States. If you are shipping to a business with a delivery dock, please contact us at 888-467-6278 and we will happily remove these shipping charges.

Made-to-Order Products:
arrive within 6-8 weeks from date of order.

For additional information, please see our shipping and delivery policies page.

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  • Q:

    where can i get parts for the base of the
    tulip upholsterd arm chair.
    Asked on 12/10/2011 by Anonymous from miami florida

    1 answer

    • Smart Furniture Staff Reviewer

      A:

      We can inquire with Knoll about the parts you need. Please email photos of base and parts needed to sales@smartfurniture.com.

      Answered on 12/13/2011 by Melanie from Smart Furniture
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Warranty


Structural components are warranted for 5 years.

Leather, upholstery, and finish are warranted for 3 years.

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