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eames® molded plywood coffee table with wood base

by Eames, from Herman Miller ® - sale

eames® molded plywood coffee table with wood base

Design Charles & Ray Eames, 1946
Molded plywood
Made by Herman Miller

"The details are not details. They make the product. The connections. It will in the end be these details that give the product its life." -Charles Eames

This classic table's top and legs are shaped by molding thin wood veneers under heat and pressure--the same breakthrough process Charles and Ray Eames used to create their molded plywood chairs.

The coffee table first came to Herman Miller's attention when George Nelson, design director, saw it and other Eames molded plywood products at a showing in the Barclay Hotel in New York City in the mid-1940s. Nelson contacted the Eameses and soon afterward, they were designing for Herman Miller. These imaginative tables are an enduring landmark of modern, functional design.

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."

The molded plywood coffee table with wood legs features an eight-ply base and 5-ply top in your choice of veneer options. Ebony option is stain on ash veneer and inner plies are not as visible.

34" dia. | 15.5" h
ships ready to assemble.

$1,100.75 + free shipping
(Quick-ship options ship immediately. All other options usually ship in 20-40 business days)
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Husband and wife team Charles & Ray Eames played a major role in the world of modern architecture, furniture design, graphic design, art and film. Charles and Ray designed prize winning furniture that expanded upon the wood molding inspiration of Alvar Aalto. Ray Eames began as an abstract expressionist painter and has a painting in the Whitney Museum permanent collection.
Herman Miller was a West Michigan businessman who helped his son in law buy the Michigan Star Furniture Company in 1923. De Pree had been working at the company since he was hired in 1909 as a clerk. De Pree knew his father in law as a man of integrity so he decided to rename the company after him. By the middle of the 20th century the name Herman Miller had become synonymous with modern furniture. Working with legendary designers George Nelson and Charles & Ray Eames the company produced legendary classics of industrial design.

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