Eero Saarinen: Furniture for Everyman is the first monograph to focus exclusively on his furniture designs.
A self-declared “form-giver,” his furniture, like his architecture, is characterized by its sleek and expressive forms
“Furniture and interiors evolve in organic unity with the building, the way chromosomes multiply out of the original sperm and the thinking of the total concept is carried down to the smallest detail.
Hence my interest in furniture”
Renowned design and furniture company, Knoll International presents a fresh display of classic and new residential designs
This year, Knoll’s presentation includes innovative new collaborations with renowned architect, David Adjaye and celebrated designers, Barber & Osgerby.
Knoll also presented a selection of recently updated classics by legendary designers, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Florence Knoll, Eero Saarinen, Tobia Scarpa and Marcel Breuer.
The 1960s TV hit Get Smart featured a running gag about a shoe phone — a phone embedded in Maxwell Smart’s shoe. One reason it was funny was that it seemed so far-fetched.
But not to the Motorola engineers who, in April 1973, released the world’s first cellphone. They used to call it the Shoe Phone because that was the only thing they had to compare it to.