The Kleinhans Music Hall in Buffalo, New York

The Kleinhans Music Hall chair is an early collaboration by Charles Eames and Eero Saarinen involving molded plywood. Developed at the same time as their chairs for the Crow Island School in Winnetka, Illinois, these designs are inspired by the work of Alvar Aalto in Finland and are among the first furniture in the United States to utilize molded plywood. The following year, Eames and Saarinen submitted their groundbreaking compound-molded plywood furniture for the Organic Design Competition at the Museum of Modern Art.

Early Plywood Furniture Forms by Charles Eames and Eero Saarinen

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