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Charles & Ray Eames Charles & Ray Eames United States 

Charles Ormond Eames, Jr (1907–1978) and Bernice Alexandra "Ray" (née Kaiser) Eames (1912–1988) were American designers, who worked in and made major contributions to modern architecture and furniture. They also worked in the fields of industrial and graphic design, fine art and film.

Charles and Ray Eames adapted molding techniques developed during World War II to mass produce this classic design. 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
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Features:
  • Landmark Design
  • Organic shape
  • Clean, simple form sculpted to fit the body
  • 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
  • Today's recreation looks the same as the original
  • Classic Eames wire base
  • Durable design, even in public spaces
  • Many uses in the home, office, caf , reception area, or training room
  • Thoughtful Engineering
  • Designed for minimum environmental impact
  • Shells are recyclable polypropylene
  • Rubber shock mounts where shell meets the base provide extended comfort
  • Smart Construction
  • 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.
  • Wayfair stands behind our 100% Price-Match guarantee on all Herman Miller products.
  • Wayfair also back a 12-Year. Should you experience any problems with your Eames Molded Plastic Chair, Herman Miller will cover the cost of fixing it for you
  • 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. and Utah
  • Height: 31.125''
  • Width: 18.5''
  • Depth: 22''
  • Seat height: 17.5''
  • Overall Height - Top to Bottom: 26.5 Inches
  • Overall Width - Side to Side: 24.5 Inches
  • Overall Depth - Front to Back: 27.25 Inches
  • Overall Product Weight: 18. Pounds
Style: ModernMaterial: Metal
Country of Manufacture: United States 
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“What is the maximum weight of the person this chair will hold?” asked by Leslie

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"Hi Leslie, This chair has a weight capacity of 250 lbs." Erica from Wayfair

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“Aside from Wayfair's policy, does this have any sort of warranty?” asked by Kami

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"Hi Kami, in addition to our 30 day return policy, Herman Miller offers a 12-Year manufacturer warranty." Erica from Wayfair

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“Hi, I just want a nice chair in the living room for a small laptop desk that is 30" off the floor. Is this chair too low to use for my laptop desk?” asked by Robin

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"Hello Robin, the seat height is 13"." Lauren from Wayfair

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Herman Miller ® Eames RAR Molded Plastic Rocking Chair

02/12/2014
4.0

smaller than expected

 from cincinnati, OH– Verified Buyer

I've always been a fan of Eames furniture, and was excited to get this when it came. But I'll admit--I was surprised when I opened the box at just how small it is. I thought for a moment that I'd accidentally ordered the children's size instead.

Until I sat down in it. It's the perfect height and width for an average sized adult, so long as that adult is under 6 feet tall. My son (teenage and just under 5 foot 10 inches) loves it. My husband (at 6 foot 2 inches) rolls his eyes when it's the only chair available.

I tend to be the one using it, since it fits me like a glove, and I find it very comfortable. The plastic gets a bit cold, though, so I recommend throwing a lightweight blanket along the back and seat area for the perfect sit.

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11/24/2013
4.0

Comfy little chair

 from Kingston, NY– Verified Buyer

Aesthetically pleasing. Comfy enough. Open box. Came in excellent condition.

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1 out of 1 people found this review helpful
01/06/2013
5.0

Love

 from Atlanta

Love the rocker, I use it in my nursery for feeding the baby and it wipes clean in the event of spills.

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0 out of 1 people found this review helpful
12/03/2012
5.0

Fantastic product!

 from Minneapolis– Verified Buyer

The product was delivered quickly and arrived in perfect condition. It is the perfect compliment to our living room. No assembly made it easy to take out and drop into place.

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11/24/2012
4.0

Nice!

 from San Diego, CA– Verified Buyer

Great rocker! Comfortable but no head rest. Looks very modern. 4 stars because of the low back but doesn't really bother me anymore.

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1 out of 1 people found this review helpful
10/16/2012
5.0

In love with a chair.

 from Chicago, IL– Verified Buyer

I sometimes longingly stare at this chair before going bed. It's becoming a problem.
No, but seriously, I like this chair more each day. I'm very glad I bought it.

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10/11/2012
5.0

So cute!

 from Boston, MA– Verified Buyer– Top 50 Reviewer

I got this chair for my friend's nursery in red and it looks so cute! Its very comfortable considering its plastic and fairly small (narrow) so it fits well in a small space.

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1 out of 1 people found this review helpful
09/24/2012
4.0

Nice rocking chair

 from Minneapolis, MN– Verified Buyer

I like modern furniture so I knew what I was getting. I'll be using it in a nursery now and later it will go anywhere in the house. Its not the most comfortable rocker in the world (no cushion), but I really the modern look.. I ordered the sparrow color and its nice. I ordered a discounted rocker as it was "out of box" so it was 20% off and it came in perfect condition, with free 2 day shipping. I'm happy with the product. Others commented that the rocker is very short. I didn't realize how short it was until it came. Would be difficult for a very tall person.

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1 out of 1 people found this review helpful
09/18/2012
5.0

Eames Rocker

 from boulder, CO– Verified Buyer

Couldn't be more happy with my purchase. I bought the Wafer color and it's a creamy ivory. Just love it! Classic and iconic piece that I'll own forever. Quick shipping.

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08/28/2012
5.0

Eames rocking chair

 from La Quinta, CA– Verified Buyer

I love to look of this chair. It stands out in a room as a one of a kind piece.

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Manufacturer Details
Herman Miller: The name is synonymous with innovation, design, operational excellence, smart application of technology, and social responsibility. Herman Miller, Inc. studies work and living environments and designs and delivers products and services that make these environments work better. Through problem-solving research and design, the company seeks to develop innovative solutions to real needs in working, healing, learning, and living environments.

Herman Miller began in 1923 as a manufacturer of traditional residential furniture, became a leader in "modern" furniture in the 1930s and 1940s; developed lasting ties through the 1950s with legendary industrial designers who led the company in new directions; transformed the office furniture industry with the first panel system in the 1960s; invented and refined ergonomic work seating in the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s; reinvented the geometry of systems furniture in 2000, and is today the second largest office furniture company with customers and locations around the world. Their history of employee participation and ownership and technological innovation has long roots and continues to grow. They have always worked hard to be serious about both people and business. They look at their primary goal as creating great places to work.

George Nelson laid out five tenets of Herman Miller's design philosophy 50 years ago:

  • What you make is important.
  • Design is an integral part of the business.
  • The product must be honest.
  • You decide what you will make.
  • There is a market for good design.

While fashion and style have their place, the main criterion for a Herman Miller product has remained constant: Does it truly solve a problem that people care about in a way that improves upon other solutions, or pioneers a new and better answer altogether? The answer is Yes.

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OUR SKU # HML1161 This item is also sometimes listed under the following manufacturer numbers: RAR./47OU4T, RAR./47OU5B, RAR./47OU6Y, RAR./47OU92, RAR./47OU9J, RAR./47OUZA, RAR./47OUZE, RAR./47OUZF, RAR./47OUZH, RAR./47OUZS, RAR./47ULZF, RAR./47Z54T, RAR./47Z55B, RAR./47Z56Y, RAR./47Z592, RAR./47Z59J, RAR./47Z5ZA, RAR./47Z5ZE, RAR./47Z5ZH, RAR./47Z5ZS, RAR./BKOU4T, RAR./BKOU5B, RAR./BKOU6Y, RAR./BKOU92, RAR./BKOU9J, RAR./BKOUZA, RAR./BKOUZE, RAR./BKOUZF, RAR./BKOUZH, RAR./BKOUZS, RAR./BKZ54T, RAR./BKZ55B, RAR./BKZ56Y, RAR./BKZ592, RAR./BKZ59J, RAR./BKZ5ZA, RAR./BKZ5ZE, RAR./BKZ5ZF, RAR./BKZ5ZH, RAR./BKZ5ZS

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