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Vitra
Eames Plastic Armchair on stretchers with armrests

Design: Charles Eames, Ray Eames

1950

stylepark-id: 05.2051.00256

Eames Plastic Armchair on stretchers with armrests

01 product description

Product description

Plastic Armchairs were first presented as part of a New York Museum of Modern Art competition, "Low Cost Furniture Design". Their organically shaped plastic seat shells were later combined with various different bases and manufactured in their millions. In their latest version made of polypropylene, the armchairs now offer even greater sitting comfort.

02 dimensions/weight


overall dimension  
width
600 mm
height
810 mm
length
1940 mm, 2600 mm
Seat dimensions  
Height of seat
420 mm

03 All Eames Plastic Products

04 Tags

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A footwear store with a twist

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06 Glossary

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