Eames® Wire-Base TablePrice: $209.00
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Design by Charles & Ray Eames, 1950.
Made in the U.S.A. by Herman Miller.
In the late 1940s, Charles Eames noted all the "fantastic things being made of wire." That fascination led Charles and Ray Eames to develop a mass-production technique for simultaneously welding wire rods. One result was the wire-base table introduced in 1950. Their work yielded many other breakthrough products — including wire chairs, storage units, and elliptical tables.
These small, 10-inch-high tables gave Charles and Ray Eames the perfect place to serve chanoyu, the traditional Japanese tea ceremony, to special guests. They're also practical for everyday use as unique end tables, bedside tables, or occasional pieces. The intricate base features two U-shaped steel rods attached to the top while cross members add stability. The tabletop is seven layers of Baltic birch plywood sandwiched between ash veneer (offered in three finishes) or high-pressure laminate (offered in three finishes).
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Material(s): Laminate, multi-layered veneer and wire
Dimensions: 15.5" W X 13.25" D X 10" H
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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®. 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.View other products from Herman Miller