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Eames Plywood Lounge Chair by Herman Miller

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The Herman Miller Eames Molded Plywood Lounge Chair is designed to fit to the contours of your body, providing comfort, style and grace to your dining room.

Eames Plywood Lounge Chair by Herman Miller

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Eames Plywood Lounge Chair by Herman Miller
designed by Charles and Ray Eames

At A Glance: At the risk of outrageous hyperbole, this is probably the greatest chair ever made. Okay, okay, stop rolling your eyes and come back. Here's the checklist:
1) Greatest pair of furniture designers in American history, Charles and Ray Eames, built it.
2) Possibly the greatest furniture design invention of the last century, molded plywood, was invented for this particular product.
3) Absolutely gorgeous, yet playful and not at all intimidating.
4) In 1999, Time Magazine rated it the best design of the century

What's To Like: You heard the part about greatest chair ever designed, right?

What's Not to Like: One possible reason not to buy- if you don't want to sit low to the ground, then this chair is not for you. It's a real low rider.

The Bottom Line: Probably the best chair in the history of American design, a real piece of art history.

Charles and Ray Eames established their long and legendary relationship with Herman Miller in 1946 with the boldly original molded plywood lounge chair. Since then, the aesthetic integrity, enduring charm and comfort of the chairs have earned them recognition as the best of modern design. Vibrant colors refresh the palette and recall the times when the chairs were originally introduced.

Charles and Ray Eames established their long and legendary relationship with Herman Miller in 1946 with the boldly original molded plywood lounge chair. Since then, the aesthetic integrity, enduring charm and comfort of the chairs have earned them recognition as the best of modern design. Vibrant colors refresh the palette and recall the times when the chairs were originally introduced.

Lounge Chair dimensions: 26.5" h x 22" w x 24.25" d
Seat height: 15.5" h

Distinctive Design
Sculpted form. Molding thin sheets of lightweight veneer into gently curved shapes gives the hard material a soft, smooth appearance.

Finish choices. These environmentally friendly aniline stains of the Eames Plywood Chair allow the wood's natural characteristics to show through; cherry, walnut, or natural ash choices continue to be available.

Leg choice. Wood or chrome-plated steel.

A Shape That Sits Well
Natural contours. The five-ply seat and back are designed to comfortably fit the body.

Shock mounts. Made of resilient natural rubber to absorb movement.

The Herman Miller Eames Molded Lounge Chair is also known by the following manufacturer Item Numbers: LCW.AV, LCW.OU, LCW.CX, LCW.11, LCW.15, LCW.9N.

Eames Plywood Lounge Chair by Herman Miller
designed by Charles and Ray Eames

Materials:
Natural face plywood veneers, hardwood inner plies, a 5-ply seat and back, and 8-ply legs.

Maintenance:
Avoid exposure to direct sunlight.

Dimensions:
Overall: 26.5" h x 22" w x 24.24" d
Seat height: 15.5"

Molded Plywood Lounge Chair Dimensions

Distinctive Design
Sculpted form. Molding thin sheets of lightweight veneer into gently curved shapes gives the hard material a soft, smooth appearance.

Finish choices. These environmentally friendly aniline stains of the Eames Plywood Chair allow the wood's natural characteristics to show through; cherry, walnut, or natural ash choices continue to be available.

Leg choice. Wood.

A Shape That Sits Well
Natural contours. The five-ply seat and back are designed to comfortably fit the body.

Shock mounts. Made of resilient natural rubber to absorb movement.

In the early 1940s, when Charles Eames was working on MGM set designs, he would return to the small apartment where he and his wife, Ray, were experimenting with wood-molding techniques that would have profound effects on the design world.

Their discoveries led to a commission from the U.S. Navy in 1942 to develop plywood splints, stretchers, and glider shells molded under heat and pressure.

After World War II, they adapted the technology to create inexpensive, high-quality chairs that could be mass-produced. The process eliminated the extraneous wood needed to connect the seat with the back, which reduced the weight and visual profile of the chair and established a basis for modern furniture design. The chair is in the permanent collection of New York's Museum of Modern Art.

Read more about the Eames Plywood Chairs' Design Story.

 
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