Design by Charles Eames & Eero Saarinen, 1940.
By Vitra.

Originally designed for the "Organic Design in Home Furnishings" competition held by the Museum of Modern Art in 1941, Eames and Saarinen created several versions of the Organic Chair, each intended for a different sitting position. The designs were ahead of their time though and the Organic Chair never went into production due to a lack of technology. Not until after 1950 was it possible to produce and distribute large numbers of organically molded seat shells.

Now over 70 years since it was originally designed, the Organic Chair continues to make it's way into modern interiors everywhere. Vitra first launched the Organic Chair in 2006 and followed it up with the Highback version in 2008. The range is now expanded with the new Organic Conference Chair, featuring a slightly higher and forward-tilted shell, well-suited for use with tables as in the dining room or for conferences and meetings.

With a base of black ash, the laminated seat shell of Vitra's Organic Conference Chair is upholstered with polyurethane foam and Hopsack fabric in a wide variety of colors.

  • Overall: 28.5" W X 24.25" D X 36.75" H
  • Seat Height: 16.5"
Laminated seat shell, polyurethane foam with fabric cover, black ash
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