Thursday, 1 March 2012

In 1946, when Eero Saarinen designed a curved shell, the science in plastic was still in it's infancy and the inability to obtain smooth surfaces meant that said curved shell had to be masked with foam rubber and upholstery*.  So there you have it - lack of scientific know-how = Womb chair.  Who knew?  Here are two unscientific examples for you to enjoy!

Images:  WrightNow via Deconet


  1. Gorgeous in black leather! I'll take an unscientific Womb Chair anyday!



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