Charles and Ray Eames adapted molding techniques developed during World War II to mass produce this classic design. Available in side and armchair versions, Today's Molded Plastic Chairs are true to the originals and are fully authentic, with updated materials to meet environmental requirements. Charles and Ray Eames, always interested in new materials, saw in plastic the chance to form organic seat shells that conform to the body's shape. The enduring forms and quality construction make the Molded Plastic Chairs - available here with a classic Eames wire base - comfortable, durable performers. The Design: New materials, especially those that held promise for doing more with less, fascinated Charles and Ray Eames throughout their careers. Their fascination led to inventive modern furniture, such as the Molded Plastic Chair. Designed in 1948, it was the first plastic chair to be mass produced, The current models look exactly the same as the originals. They remain unupholstered, in keeping with the Eameses requirement that materials be expressed honestly and unselfconsciously. In fact, these were the first one-piece plastic chairs to be left uncovered At the same time, the chairs are better than ever. For example, the shell is now manufactured using more environmentally friendly, high-impact plastic
- Features at a Glance: Landmark Design
- Features at a Glance: Organic shape
- Features at a Glance: Clean, simple form sculpted to fit the body
- Features at a Glance: First presented at the Museum of Modern Art in 1948, the chairs have achieved a pervasive presence that proves the staying power of good design
- Features at a Glance: Today's recreation looks the same as the original
- Features at a Glance: Classic Eames Dowel-Leg Base
- Smart Construction: Durable design, even in public spaces
- Smart Construction: Many uses – in the home, office, café, reception area, or training room
- Thoughtful Engineering: Designed for minimum environmental impact
- Thoughtful Engineering: Shells are recyclable polypropylene
- Thoughtful Engineering: Rubber shock mounts where shell meets the base provide extended comfort
- Also, should you discover shortly after receiving your Eames Molded Plastic Chair that parts are either damaged or missing, please call us immediately, and we will be happy to send you replacement parts as soon as possible and at no additional cost.
- Thoughtful Engineering: Shell is dyed throughout so colors remain vibrant even after years of hard use
- For additional information please view the Herman Miller information as provided directly by the manufacturer.Why Buy From Us?
- Wayfair backs a 12-year warranty. Should you experience any problems with your Eames Molded Plastic Chair, Herman Miller will cover the cost of fixing it for you
- Number of Items Included: 1
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