However, before it was brought onto the market, there were many iterations, the first of which was the 1940 Organic Side Shell in collaboration with Eero Saarinen for the Organic Design in Home Furnishings competition held by the New York Museum of Modern Art.
In 1940, the Museum of Modern Art in New York City sponsored a design competition called "Organic Design in Home Furnishings." The booklet that published the results defined "organic" and said there could be no extra ornamentation, just the "ideal choice.
furniture design when he received first prize for a chair he created with Charles Eames for the 1940 “Organic Design in Home Furnishings” competition. Saarinen would later go on to design the Tulip chair which was made to match a complementary.
for his furniture designs (an exercise which he began as a teenager), after winning MoMA’s Organic Design in Home Furnishings competition in 1940 together with Charles Eames. The pair later continued their work with furniture, with Saarinen teaming.
continuing the work Charles had done with Eero Saarinen at Cranbrook for the 1940 Museum of Modern Art “Organic Design in Home Furnishings” competition. After a series of experiments, the Eameses made a prototype chair seat. They produced it through.
The museum did not mind because it was doing its best to boost modern furniture out of the fad stage." "In 1940 ... Organic Design in Home Furnishings and published a catalogue documenting the results. On the inside cover Noyes set the competition terms.
In 1940, the prize-winners in The Museum of Modern Art’s 1940 competition “Organic Design in Home Furnishings” were the living room and chair designs by Eero Saarinen and Charles Eames. These were the precursors of furniture that would finally bridge.
came in 1940, when he and Eero Saarinen designed a collection of furniture for the museum’s competition "Organic Design in Home Furnishings." A few years later, after seeing prototypes of the molded plywood chairs Charles and Ray Eames were making with.
The Finnish architect and designer Eero Saarinen ... Organic Chair was developed in collaboration with that other great furniture designer Charles Eames, in anticipation of the “Organic Design in Home Furnishings” competition, which took place in 1940.
MoMA's 1940 "Organic Design in Home Furnishings" competition brought attention to modern design (the competition was won by two then-unknown students, Charles Eames and Eero Saarinen, who collaborated on a chair design). The Museum was so interested in.