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Charles & Ray Eames
The Organic Chair was developed in several versions for the 1940 ‘Organic Design in Home Furnishings’ competition organised by the Museum of Modern Art in New York. With its sculptural shapes, the design was ahead of the times. But due to the absence of suitable manufacturing techniques, the armchair never went into production. Not until 1950 did it become possible to manufacture and market organically shaped seat shells in large quantities, as exemplified by Charles and Ray Eames’s famous Plastic Armchair or Saarinen’s Tulip Chair.
With Seat shell in laminated finish, Upholstered polyurethane foam with fabric cover.
Frame in oak.
Available with fabric upholstery only. Oak timber frame in black or natural
725w x 560/675d x 825h x seat height 350mm