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Design by Charles & Ray Eames, 1956.
Made in the U.S.A. by Herman Miller.
The Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman are considered among the most significant and collectible furniture designs of the 20th century. The rich veneer and supple leather suggest old-fashioned luxury translated into modern forms, setting an enduring standard for comfort and elegance.
As with the collection's lounge chair, this Ottoman is hand assembled and produced from wood harvested exclusively from sustainably managed forests.
New in 2011, Herman Miller has focused considerable effort on retaining the original design intent of Charles and Ray Eames for this model. To this end, new oiled finishes are now available. The oiled finish closely matches the look and feel that was originally offered on this design and gives these veneers a lustrous appearance. Just like the original oiled finish, it will need to be maintained for years of enjoyment. And the fit and finish of the Eames Lounge cushions has been altered to their original design as well. "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).
The Eames Ottoman is offered in a broad spectrum of leather types and colors. It features a molded veneer shell, 6" thick foam cushions with leather upholstery, and a black enameled base with polished aluminum trim. Select wood veneer or new oiled finish. Then select leather type and color. Also available in the new Eames® White Ash Ottoman.
Material(s): Molded veneer, foam and aluminum with Metallic Dream Cow Leather (100% leather)
Dimensions: 26" W X 21.5" D X 17.25" H
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