Top 3 Furnishings to Include in Your Modern Office – From Womb Chair to Tulip Table

Pieces like the Womb Chair from the mid century era are taking the world by storm. Yet, has it ever truly gone out of date? Never! Mid Century furniture dates to the decade of the 50’s and 60’s, designers during this time blurred the lines between function and art.

The mid century icons featured below were designed to beautifully complement their surroundings, while not competing with architecture. They’ll be a great addition to your modern office:

1. Womb Chair

womb chair

Source: Office Snapshots

Like a ‘basket full of pillows’ – this was the specific request from friend Florence Knoll to Eero Saarinen. In 1946 he made her dreams come true with the enveloping Womb Chair! This groundbreaking piece broke the mold, while setting newer standards for modern furniture design. 

Today, the Womb Chair not only suits residential environments. Over the years, it’s popularity has increased exponentially thanks to its adaptability. 

It can now be seen in office environments, breakout spaces, VIP lounges, Doctor’s offices, business offices, business lounges and more. Above, it’s pictured in Ideas Ltd’s Swedish design studio. The truly versatile Womb Chair suits multiple environments!

2. Barcelona Chair

womb chair

Source: Office Snapshots

The Barelona Chair is probably one of the most recognisable pieces of furniture from the mid century era. Mies van der Rohes’ less is more approach to furniture design is highly reflected in this chair. Effortlessly elegant and classic. 

In the past it was more associated in reception areas and lobbies of high-end office environments, now we’re seeing it in informal settings, looking equally superb.

3. Tulip Table

womb chair

Source: Office Snapshots

Another masterpiece by mid century mastermind Saarinen designed in 1957, the Tulip Table. In fact, Eero Saarinen vowed to address the “ugly, confusing, unrestful world” he observed underneath dining tables – the so-called “slum of legs.” 

A five-year design research led him to the revolutionary Tulip Table, that’s the most recognized table of the modern era. It can now be seen in modern offices worldwide! 

womb chair

Source: Office Snapshots

We hope this info inspires you. Which of these pieces is your favorite? Ours is Saarienen’s Womb Chair! Being specifically designed to enable comfort, this wool wrapped beauty obviously works great in lounge and office settings. 

For Womb Chair replicas visit Manhattan Home Design. Founded by Daniel Levy, entrepreneurial success award winner according to Fox News, Manhattan Home Design has been producing MCM replicas for a decade.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *