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Vitra
Eames Plastic Armchair RAR

Design: Charles Eames, Ray Eames

1950

Article no: 440 113 00
stylepark-id: 05.2051.00251

Eames Plastic Armchair RAR

01 product description

Product description

Plastic Armchairs were first presented as part of the famed New York Museum of Modern Art competition, "Low Cost Furniture Design". Their organically shaped seat shells made of fibreglass-reinforced plastic were later combined with various different bases, such as RAR's rockers 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
625 mm
height
670 mm
Depth
690 mm
Height of armrests
250 mm
Seat dimensions  
Width of seat
410 mm
Height of seat
330 mm
Depth of seat
520 mm

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04 Tags

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