Tulip dining table – transferring the harmony of a to an object of daily use as a table was the result achieved by Eero Saarinen in 1956 through his Tulip Table .This Finnish architect wove a great friendship with Florence Knoll after his emigration to the United States, and actively participated with his furniture designs for this firm. The concept of the Tulip table aims to solve the confusion that occurs between the legs of the chairs and the bases of the tables, offering a more effective structural solution and in conjunction with the piece. This was specifically designed in the United States in 1956, which belonged to a set of chairs and tables where the 4 classic legs disappeared perfectly .
And creating in its place very original legs that give a very innovative touch to all this set. It is made using laminated wood and plastic, materials that also have their surface which gives a spectacular touch and at the same time guarantees its durability and total resistance . The tulip dining table is in different sizes (side table, coffee table and dining table) and shapes (oval and round). They can be marble, granite, wood or white vinyl and the base of the table in white, black or silver aluminum.
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Its round shape and the characteristics of its legs make it the most famous table in the world. Saarinen’s designs were considered “spatial” because of their curved shapes and novel materials at that time. Always giving a purist approach to all his work, both architectural and industrial design work, Eero Saarinen seeks the essential idea and reduces it to the most effective structural solution within a global design unit. A good example of this is the tulip dining table, which reduced the structure to just one leg, when it is customary to have four.