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eames wire base side chair with seat pad

by Eames ® from Herman Miller ®

eames wire base side chair with seat pad

Design Charles & Ray Eames, 1948
Molded fiberglass or plastic shell, metal frame, seat pad
Made by Herman Miller®

The organic shape and sophisticated lines of Charles and Ray Eames' molded plastic side chair make it a desirable design object as well as a surprisingly comfortable seating addition to any environment. This version features a wire (often called the "Eiffel Tower") base that is both light and strong. The Eames molded side chair in fiberglass or plastic can be configured with a choice of wire, dowel leg, and 4-leg bases. An array of finely tailored fabrics round out the collection of seat pad customization options.

With a grand sense of adventure, Charles and Ray Eames turned their curiosity and boundless enthusiasm into creations that established them as a truly great husband-and-wife design team. Their unique synergy led to a whole new look in furniture. Lean and modern. Playful and functional. Sleek, sophisticated, and beautifully simple. That was and is the "Eames look."

With the molded plastic, fiberglass, and wood shell chairs -as well as the wire chair- the Eames' have created a universal response to what everyone wants from a chair: a simple, gracious form that fits any body and every place.

The seat and back are formed of molded plastic or fiberglass with waterfall edges and flexible back. Upholstered seat pad comes affixed to Eames Molded shells. Chair is offered with standard plastic glides or standard glides with felt bottom.

plastic shell with seat pad: 18.75" w | 21.5" d | 31.5" h | seat: 17.25" h
fiberglass shell with seat pad: 19" w | 23.75" d | 31.375" h | seat: 17.625" h

$495.00 + free shipping
(plastic typically ships in 6-8 weeks, please allow 24-26 weeks for fiberglass)
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The primary need of the human being was an essential component of every design for Eames. They believed a design to be successful when it catered to how people are similar to one another instead of addressing idiosyncrasies, benefitting the greatest number of people.
Herman Miller is synonymous with “modern” furniture. Creative director George Nelson recruited contemporaries Charles & Ray Eames, Alexander Girard and Noguchi to create a legendary furniture collection.


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