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Eames Plastic Armchair on stretchers with armrests

Design: Charles Eames, Ray Eames

1950

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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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05 Articles about Vitra, Charles Eames and Ray Eames

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Girard meets Eames

Alexander Girard and Charles Eames shared a close friendship, which proved highly productive in creative terms. Works by both designers can now be found in Vitra’s “Home Complements” – and this reunion is anything but a chance encounter.

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Pretty hot-wired

Pretty hot-wired

They were all the rage in the 1950s, now they are back again: metal-wire structures, both stable and delicate in appearance. We have picked out several large and small tables for you.

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Creativity beneath <br/>a seam of light

Creativity beneath
a seam of light

In Amsterdam “Office for Metropolitan Architecture” (OMA) has built the new G-Star RAW corporate headquarters. Part of the architectural design brief was to encourage creativity among its employees. So, 12 months after relocating to the new premises, have expectations been met? Adeline Seidel in conversation with architect Reinier de Graaf from OMA/AMO and Design Director Pieter Kool from G-Star RAW.

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06 Glossary

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