Saturnus Coat Hook
Colourful retro rotating 1950's "ball-style" coat hooks
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We've recently updated this page with links to this colourful and practical coat hook design available to purchase on-line from a selection of
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The Saturnus ball or "Satellite" coat rack is a space inspired retro look coat rack designed by Charles Eames in the 1950's.
Charles Eames was one of the leading American industrial designers of the 20th century.
Since then there have been many designs based on this coat hook. We've collected a list of these designs on this page.
See this list of Saturnus coat racks and accessories on Amazon.co.uk.
Saturnus Coat Racks
See the latest horizontal monochrome (black and white) Saturnus style coat rack on Amazon.co.uk.
These amazing 1950's style colourful wooden ball "Clef de Sol" coat stand (2 of a kind!) are in a similar style to other coat hooks on this page.
Present Time is one of the leading distributors of the Saturnus coat hook.
Funky Retro Design
"Funky" is a word that goes well with "retro".
Funky means cool. Funky means colourful.
The funky retro design of the Saturnus collection (see below) is one of the most successful and popular coat rack and hat holder designs for the home or office of the 20th Century.
Comparison with other popular designs
Not to be confused with the Saturn coat stand by Barber and Osgerby. The Saturnus coat hooks and coat stand collection can be compared with the classic victorian style bentwood coat stand - originally designed by Michael Thonet in the late 1800's. Numerous modern designs based on the classic multi-colour 'spinning satellites' design have been attempted. Below is a selection of links to online retailers of Saturnus coat hooks.
Charles and Ray Eames
The Saturnus coat hook was designed by Charles and Ray Eames (an American industrial and furniture designer) in the late 1950's - better known for his Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman, these designs have become timeless classics. The designs themselves - inspired by the planet Saturn and it's moons - are ingenious to say the least. More Eames designs