Tulip Collection at Vastu

Mid-century furniture line makes a comeback.

In 1957, famous Finnish American architect Eero Saarinen created the Tulip Collection for Knoll, a line of tables and chairs that would become an iconic symbol of mid-century design. All of the pieces in the collection are marked by a single pedestal—many say its frame mimics the stem of a wine glass.

In honor of the line’s half-century anniversary, Knoll has added a platinum base finish to the pieces and brought back rosewood and teak tabletops. You can browse the anniversary line of dining tables, cocktail tables, side tables, and chairs at DC’s Vastu, the only area retailer showcasing the collection. A 47-inch dining table runs $3,084, while a swivel armchair with a seat cushion and platinum finish is $1,968.

Vastu |1829 14th  St., NW | 202-234-8344

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