Reasons Why the Iconic Tulip Table has Staying Power

Mid century design God Eero Saarinen created the groundbreaking Tulip Table in 1956 with the sole purpose of getting rid of “the slum of legs” underneath tables. This masterpiece has quickly grown into a beloved furniture piece!

It’s sleek, classic, uncluttered and goes with everything!. Yes, it is usually white, but black Tulip Tables have also been made as well. Nowadays, these tables come with a dozen table top materials like marble, laminate and wood.

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So, what exactly gives the Tulip Table its staying power? A combination of subtlety, simplicity and versatility. It integrates beautifully with any interior style, from preppy eat-in kitchens to eclectic dining rooms to contemporary open concepts. 

With its single curved, tulip-shaped base, it is the epitome of mid century modern simplicity. This understated beauty lets other scene-stealing furnishings take the spotlight! Keep reading to learn why this icon has lasting power…

Can be Paired With Anything

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Due to its understated elegance, the versatile Tulip Table goes with any dining chair style. In this space surrounded by modern pieces, it’s paired with a set of natural wood chairs as iconic as the table, the Wishbone Chair. The curves of the chair mimic the curve of the pedestal. The perfect pairing!

Winning Equation

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A Tulip Table, and a sofa or banquette, plus a couple of chairs is a winning equation. In the glamourous space above, the Tulip Table imaginatively paired with clear Ghost Chairs and ladylike tufting of the bench. The understated beauty is the perfect foil for, well, anything.

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