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Eames Upholstered Molded Plastic Side Chair with Dowel Leg Base by Herman Miller

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Made with a completely recyclable polypropylene, this durable and upholstered version of the classic Eames Shell Chair offers more coziness, and, like all shell chairs, a simple, gracious form that fits any body and every place.
Authorized Herman Miller Retailer 5 Year Warranty Recyclable polypropylene shell

Eames Upholstered Molded Plastic Side Chair with Dowel Leg Base by Herman Miller

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Eames Upholstered Molded Plastic Side Chair, Dowel Leg Base
from Herman Miller
designed by Charles and Ray Eames

The Eames Upholstered Molded Plastic Side Chair with Dowel Leg Base is an iconic piece of American design history. While you've often seen the side chair in school rooms and auditoriums, it is in its element in the home. Mid-century authenticity has never been more accessible - or comfortable. Exemplifying their mantra of "the best for the most for the least," this side chair boasts a minimalist design and sleek curves that are the perfect compliment to the wood dowel base. Original design, original comfort, original character. The Eames Upholstered Molded Plastic Side Chair's got them in spades. With all the new plastic and upholstery colors in Herman Miller's Palette, you'll have a great time choosing what vibe you want your chair to create.

Charles and Ray Eames adapted molding techniques developed during World War II to mass produce this classic design. These molded plastic side chairs are true to the originals and are fully authentic, with updated materials to meet environmental requirements. Their enduring forms and quality construction make them comfortable, durable performers.

31.875" h x 18.75" w x 21.625" d

See the entire Eames Shell Chair Collection.


Landmark Design

      • Organic shapes. A clean, simple form sculpted to fit the body; first presented at the Museum of Modern Art in 1948.
      • Popular today. The chairs have achieved a pervasive presence that proves the staying power of good design.

Thoughtful Engineering

      • Should you ever need to recycle your chair, it is eligible for Herman Miller's "Take Back" Program - an environmentally sound recycling option.
      • Cushioned contact. For extended comfort, the shell is connected to the base by rubber shock mounts.
      • Upholstered comfort. You're sitting in style for the long haul - bring on those multiple course meals.
      • Glide options. The standard glide is also available with felt to protect hard-surface floors.

The Herman Miller Upholstered Molded Plastic Side Chair is also known by the following manufacturer Item Number: DSW.U.


Molded plastic frame with wooden legs, metal connecting rods, and Hopsak fabric upholstery

Overall: 31.875" h x 18.75" w x 21.625" d
Seat height: 17.5"

Care & Maintenance

For more care and maintenance instructions please use the care and maintenance link that will take you directly to the Herman Miller Website.

Care and Maintenance

Herman Miller Warranty

This warranty is a promise that lives up to the highest standards in the industry. If for some reason the product fails to live up to this standard, Herman Miller will ship and repair it at no cost to you. To learn more read the Herman Miller Warranty.