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New White Ash introduction, 2011. Original design by Charles & Ray Eames, 1956.
Made in the U.S.A. by Herman Miller.
New in Fall 2011, Herman Miller has introduced a fresh take on the Eames® Lounge Chair - offering this classic fixed-height chair with new light coloring. This fresh, lighter style was developed to complement the new modern interior. Its wood shell is made from Ash and finished with a process to arrest the Ash in its natural, "freshly-cut" state. The resulting color is a creamy white that will not yellow over time. In addition, the metal components throughout the chair have been updated to a White finish that highlights the existing Polished Aluminum accents. The new version can be upholstered in Pearl, Ivory or Almond MCL Leather. This natural, full grain leather will acquire wrinkles and creases and develop a rich patina with age, as intended by the Eames for this design. "The leather cushions do have built-in wrinkles to start with, but that is a clue that spells comfort to come, like the warm receptive look of a well-used first baseman's mitt." (Charles Eames).
A modern classic built to stand the test of time — the Eames Lounge Chair features 6" thick foam cushions with leather upholstery, a white enameled base with polished aluminum trim and a swivel mechanism. The cushions are individually upholstered and replaceable; back cushions are interchangeable and shock mounts are resilient natural rubber. Shells are made of a durable seven-ply molded wood veneer; the base and back braces are die-cast aluminum. All pieces are hand assembled, and are produced from wood harvested exclusively from sustainably managed forests.
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Material(s): Molded veneer, foam and aluminum with 100% leather
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.View other products by Charles + Ray Eames
Manufacturer: Herman Miller
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.View other products from Herman Miller