MCM Spotlight: Eero Saarinen
Following the footsteps of his parents, Eero Saarinen studied sculpture and architecture. In the late 1930s, Saarinen came to the spotlight when he and another unknown designer, Charles Eames, won awards for a few of MOMA’s furniture design competitions. He worked with Eames until becoming more involved with his father’s architecture firm in the early 1940s.
Saarinen later won the design for the Jefferson Memorial Park in St. Louis for which he designed the arch. His success only continued as he created a name for himself through his “concern with enriching modern architecture”.
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