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Charles and Ray Eames made plywood take. Experimenting in the 1940s with thin sheets of wood veneer formed under heat and pressure, they adapted new technology to furniture making. Sculpting a seat ...
Low slung, with an expertly crafted molded seat
and back, this Herman Miller Eames Molded Plywood Lounge Chair cradles you in a comfortable position while rubber shock mounts buffer against jarring movement. It has gently curved wooden legs for extra ...
The Perch Lounge has a softly contoured plywood
shell with a fully upholstered pad. The shell sits atop a chrome rod frame with an elevated wire shelf. Combining a seat with storage, the Perch Lounge offers comfort without sacrificing style. ...
Casual pieces are simple in
design and usually in a lighter
wood. Very few decorative
details, except possibly some
Mission/Shaker pieces are mostly
constructed of wood and feature
vertical slats, either on the
arms or back. Very simple in
Modern pieces are often marked
by clean lines, smooth accents
(glass, stainless steel), and
new concepts such as space age,
curved metal, and an updated
Traditional pieces typically
feature curved lines, decorative
details, carved details, and are
often made from darker woods.
Transitional pieces combine
modern and traditional elements.
They often feature straight
lines and sharp angles, but the
overall design does not stray
too far away from traditional
Cottage style pieces often
feature exposed wood in white
finish, or are slipcovered.
Rustic/Lodge pieces have a
rugged look and may have natural