Undeniably one of the world’s most recognized furniture pieces, the Eames lounge chair is truly a work of art. Designed by husband and wife design duo Charles and Ray Eames in 1956, this chair is the epitome of luxurious comfort and modernist style. The chair was first introduced to the public on the Arlene Francis “Home” show broadcasted by NBC. The Eames lounge chair has lasted for more than fifty years and is among the most outstanding furniture designs of the 20th century. The two piece set is officially known as Eames lounge chair (670) and ottoman (671).
Charles and Ray Eames were known for their meticulous attention to detail and this chair truly testifies to that. Both the chair and ottoman are hand-assembled. The chair showcases a stunning blend of rosewood and leather veneers. Its armrest, backrest shells, and seat are made of smooth curved plywood and finished with a hardwood veneer. The shock mounts are made of resilient natural rubber with a die-cast aluminium frame on top for flexible movement. The chair has handy removable upholstery, adjustable stainless steel glides, and thick, luxurious leather covers. Its base features a built-in swivel mechanism. The ottoman’s base and back braces are made of die-cast aluminium. Both the chair and ottoman have been built to last a lifetime.
Luxurious Support and Comfort
The Eames lounge chair offers premium comfort and support; two aspects that have made it remain popular up to date as compared to other 20th century furniture icons.
The chair is incredibly versatile and looks perfect in any home or office. Since it exudes stunning style and optimum comfort, you can place it in your lounge, study, or living room to give your interior a stylish look.
This ever enduring icon of modern design has graced many bedrooms, living rooms, and studies over the years. It has been featured in many TV shows and holds a permanent spot at the New York Museum of Modern Art. Like all classics, it simply gets better with age.