Skip Nav
The Property Brothers
30 Things You Didn't Know About the Property Brothers
Nate Berkus
Nate Berkus's Winter 2016 Target Collection Will Make Your Home Extracozy
Jessica Alba
Jessica Alba's Family Home Is Honestly Beautiful

Nice and New: Proenza Schouler Womb Chair

For the past month, Design Within Reach has been running a program called DWR: Limited, where each day a single item, sometimes vintage, sometimes new, is available for purchase or auction, in limited quantities. Tuesday's item up for purchase is a Proenza Schouler Womb Chair and Ottoman ($5,500), available in a quantity of four. The iconic chair, designed in 1948 by Eero Saarinen, has been updated upholstered in a a rich damask textile in a moody dark navy and black palette by Proenza Schouler, called Mepal Midnight, as part of the Fall 2008 line for Knoll Luxe. Not only is it a refreshing re-envisioning of the midcentury design, but it also resonates with Proenza Schouler's concept of "nonchalant luxury." The medium-size Womb chair is not available in Knoll's standard product line, so it's quite the limited edition. Oh, and did I mention that it's utterly stunning?

Around The Web
Lupita Nyong'o's Dress at the Star Wars European Premiere
Michelle Obama Wearing Converse
Kate Beckinsale Wearing a Black Cutout Dress
Kate Middleton Wearing Gray Peplum Dress

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

Join The Conversation
aimeeb aimeeb 7 years
I like it but not the price tag.
urban-chic-101 urban-chic-101 7 years
Definitely a classic, but not loving the fabric. It seems like an oxymoron to me... but maybe that is the point of it?
Calimie Calimie 7 years
It is beautiful, but not $5,500 beautiful. The fabric is wonderful, though.
Punk-Glam-Queen Punk-Glam-Queen 7 years
I like the juxtaposition of damask on such a modern piece. I wouldn't like it for my home in that fabric -- it wouldn't blend with my my home decor.
vunder vunder 7 years
It's pretty but I don't like the legs. For $5.5K I certainly want better legs than those.
Latest Home & Garden
X