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Design by Charles & Ray Eames, 1948.
Made in the U.S.A. by Herman Miller.

Charles and Ray Eames adapted molding techniques developed during World War II to mass produce the classic Eames® Molded Plastic Side Chair. A clean, simple form sculpted to fit the body; first presented at the Museum of Modern Art in 1948, and still popular today. The chairs are produced locally in Michigan by Herman Miller, just as the vintage chairs were. Available in side and armchair versions, today's molded plastic chairs are true to the originals and are fully authentic, with updated materials to meet environmental requirements.

Molded Plastic Side Chairs are offered with 3 different metal base options: a Stacking/Ganging base with A-frame legs; a Wire or "Eiffel Tower" base with interconnected legs; and a standard 4-Leg base. The Molded Plastic Chair is also offered with a Wooden Dowel Leg base.

Available in nine new colors: Blue Ice, Alpine, Kelly Green, Peacock Blue, Charcoal, Stone, Blush, Pale Yellow and Java.

Product Features:

  • Offered with Stacking/Ganging base with A-frame legs; a Wire or "Eiffel Tower" base with interconnected legs; or a standard 4-Leg base
  • Stacking/Ganging base chairs can stack up to 14 high
  • Available in several non-upholstered shell colors
  • Seat and back formed of a single piece of molded plastic with waterfall edges and a flexible back
  • Standard with glides, offered with optional felt upgrade to protect hard-surface floors
  • Produced locally in Michigan by Herman Miller, just as the vintage chairs were
  • High-impact plastic shells are manufactured using environmentally friendly, recyclable polypropylene dyed throughout so colors remain vibrant, even after years of hard use
  • For extended comfort, the shell is connected to the base by rubber shock mounts
  • 100% recyclable
  • GREENGUARD® certified
  • Ships fully assembled
  • Backed by Herman Miller's 5 Year Warranty: View Here

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Specifications

Material(s): Recyclable polypropylene shell and chrome base

Dimensions:

  • Stacking/Ganging Base: 18.5"W X 22"D X 31.5"H
  • Wire Base: 18.5"W X 22"D X 31.125"H
  • 4-Leg Base: 18.5"W X 22"D X 29.875"H
  • Seat Height, all models: 16.25"H

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Beautiful classic chairs No surprise these Eames chairs have been around so long. They have beautiful lines and the color selection is great. We purchased a mix of java and wafer side chairs to go with our modern-style walnut-top table and they look great. And the wire/Eiffel base is stunning. The only reason I wouldn't give these five stars is they seem scaled a little small. Wonder if Herman Miller has always made them this size... While I'm sure they are strong and could technically support a heavy person, they don't look big enough to be comfortable for a big/heavy person. We're small people, so not an issue for us, but...
Date published: 2012-07-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing!!!! The Eames Molded Plastic Chair was everything I was expecting and more. I am a fan of mid century modern design and I have incorporated several classic pieces to my collection. I purchased the chair to sit at my Knoll Albini Desk. I was the perfect complement along with the Artemide Tolomeo light (which I also purchased from yliving). The design is clean and open; nevertheless the chair is extremely comfortable. Yliving was very helpful. The customer service staff provided answer to all my questions and the product was neatly packaged. I expect to enjoy my chair for years to come.
Date published: 2012-03-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from High quality re-issue Eames chair comes with certificate of authenticity! I already have an affinity for these style chairs. I was thrilled to see there were more colors added to the selection recently. YLiving did a great job of keeping me updated on the status of my order. The chair came nicely packaged and with a certificate of authenticity. In the past I've purchased Eames re-issues and did not get the certificate, so from now on I will be purchasing through YLiving. These chairs are so comfortable, we have ended up replacing office chairs with these more stylish Eames chairs. I am very conscious of spending my money wisely, and I know cheaper replicas of these chairs exist. But YLiving runs great sales, and having something authentic is worth a little extra, since it better retains its resale value.
Date published: 2011-10-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Fabulous in the kitchen Bought these (sight unseen) in red to go with the Gus Span table in our kitchen. They look fantastic together, and the chairs are very comfortable and practical. 4 stars not 5 because 1) they are just a touch shorter than I would like and 2) the plastic is not stiff and shiny as I expected, but rather matte and has some give. I would have known that had I seen them in person first. I still would have bought them. The red is lovely and has a good bit of orange to it.
Date published: 2012-08-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Beautiful and Affordable Work of Eames A wonderfully simple and modern chair that represents a duo that championed contemporary design ideals. Bought this for my apartment and it fits effortlessly into my current decor and as I'm sure it will again and again in my future dwellings. The shipping service delivered all of the chairs smoothly and on time. I was very impressed with their punctuality and willingness to work the delivery time into my schedule. Very pleased with my purchase!
Date published: 2011-02-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Stylish and Comfortable Eames designs are timeless. I love the overall design and function of this chair. I have paired it with my antique farm table and love the way it looks. It is light yet sturdy, easy to clean and comfortable to sit in. And with YLiving's no tax no shipping policy, it's the best bottom line price!
Date published: 2011-02-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Love the item, but it 3 of the 4 chairs came damaged. The chairs are great but 3 of the 4 we ordered came with broken glides. We emailed yLiving minutes after we noticed the damage, and 10 days later, are still waiting to receive parts from HM. So the chairs look nice but we can't actually sit in them yet. with Felt Bottom
Date published: 2012-01-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A timeless classic, can't go wrong! I bought four of these, they're a nearly indestructible classic. The new platic shells are simple to keep clean, and quite resilient to scractching and marks. Pro tip: select the felt-padded feet option to prevent from marking hardwood floors.
Date published: 2011-08-01
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Eames® Molded Plastic Side Chairs with Metal Base Options is rated 4.75 out of 5 by 24.
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Eames® Molded Plastic Side Chairs with Metal Base Options is rated 4.75 out of 5 by 24.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Beautiful classic chairs No surprise these Eames chairs have been around so long. They have beautiful lines and the color selection is great. We purchased a mix of java and wafer side chairs to go with our modern-style walnut-top table and they look great. And the wire/Eiffel base is stunning. The only reason I wouldn't give these five stars is they seem scaled a little small. Wonder if Herman Miller has always made them this size... While I'm sure they are strong and could technically support a heavy person, they don't look big enough to be comfortable for a big/heavy person. We're small people, so not an issue for us, but...
Date published: 2012-07-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing!!!! The Eames Molded Plastic Chair was everything I was expecting and more. I am a fan of mid century modern design and I have incorporated several classic pieces to my collection. I purchased the chair to sit at my Knoll Albini Desk. I was the perfect complement along with the Artemide Tolomeo light (which I also purchased from yliving). The design is clean and open; nevertheless the chair is extremely comfortable. Yliving was very helpful. The customer service staff provided answer to all my questions and the product was neatly packaged. I expect to enjoy my chair for years to come.
Date published: 2012-03-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from High quality re-issue Eames chair comes with certificate of authenticity! I already have an affinity for these style chairs. I was thrilled to see there were more colors added to the selection recently. YLiving did a great job of keeping me updated on the status of my order. The chair came nicely packaged and with a certificate of authenticity. In the past I've purchased Eames re-issues and did not get the certificate, so from now on I will be purchasing through YLiving. These chairs are so comfortable, we have ended up replacing office chairs with these more stylish Eames chairs. I am very conscious of spending my money wisely, and I know cheaper replicas of these chairs exist. But YLiving runs great sales, and having something authentic is worth a little extra, since it better retains its resale value.
Date published: 2011-10-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Fabulous in the kitchen Bought these (sight unseen) in red to go with the Gus Span table in our kitchen. They look fantastic together, and the chairs are very comfortable and practical. 4 stars not 5 because 1) they are just a touch shorter than I would like and 2) the plastic is not stiff and shiny as I expected, but rather matte and has some give. I would have known that had I seen them in person first. I still would have bought them. The red is lovely and has a good bit of orange to it.
Date published: 2012-08-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Beautiful and Affordable Work of Eames A wonderfully simple and modern chair that represents a duo that championed contemporary design ideals. Bought this for my apartment and it fits effortlessly into my current decor and as I'm sure it will again and again in my future dwellings. The shipping service delivered all of the chairs smoothly and on time. I was very impressed with their punctuality and willingness to work the delivery time into my schedule. Very pleased with my purchase!
Date published: 2011-02-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Stylish and Comfortable Eames designs are timeless. I love the overall design and function of this chair. I have paired it with my antique farm table and love the way it looks. It is light yet sturdy, easy to clean and comfortable to sit in. And with YLiving's no tax no shipping policy, it's the best bottom line price!
Date published: 2011-02-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Love the item, but it 3 of the 4 chairs came damaged. The chairs are great but 3 of the 4 we ordered came with broken glides. We emailed yLiving minutes after we noticed the damage, and 10 days later, are still waiting to receive parts from HM. So the chairs look nice but we can't actually sit in them yet. with Felt Bottom
Date published: 2012-01-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A timeless classic, can't go wrong! I bought four of these, they're a nearly indestructible classic. The new platic shells are simple to keep clean, and quite resilient to scractching and marks. Pro tip: select the felt-padded feet option to prevent from marking hardwood floors.
Date published: 2011-08-01
Charles + Ray Eames

Designer: Charles + Ray Eames

A chair that looked like a potato chip. Another that resembled a "well-used first baseman's mitt." A folding screen that rippled...

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."

That look and their relationship with Herman Miller started with molded plywood chairs in the late 1940s and includes the world-renowned Eames lounge chair, now in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

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Herman Miller

Manufacturer: Herman Miller

Herman Miller®. Designing and building a better world around you.

Herman Miller has been dedicated to design for more than 75 years. With a design legacy that began under the leadership of Gilbert Rohde and George Nelson in the 1930s and 40s, the company gained a worldwide following for its modern furniture collection by the early 1950s, with chairs, sofas and tables for home and office by designers like Charles & Ray Eames, Alexander Girard, George Nelson, and Isamu Noguchi. These icons of modern design developed products that still endure today. And, through continued innovation at the company and a new generation of designers and ideas, the products that Herman Miller makes today will endure for decades to come.

Herman Miller works for a better world around you. They do this by designing furnishings that improve the human experience - from pioneering the way for ergonomic office seating and furniture to stewarding environmental leadership in its business and manufacturing processes, product material useage and product life cycles. Herman Miller's longstanding commitment to the world around us continues to drive design solutions for the modern home and workspace. The company continues to develop its designer relationships with names like Yves Behar, Jeff Weber and Studio 7 adding lighting, storage and office collections to its catalog of design classics.

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