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Chaise Lounge and
Design Chairs. Eames,
the story of an icon.

Holding hands along an artistic journey made of mutual understanding and experimentation, Charles & Ray Eames have marked with innovation the history of contemporary design. The two revolutionary artists, both life and work partners, have been engaged in a successful pioneering work, becoming authors of true artworks, of icons that are carved in time. A daring and original design project that has given rise to globally-admired products, leading to collaborations with brands such as Vitra and Herman Miller. From the sculptural Eames Lounge Chair, part of the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York, to the renowned Plastic Chair collection; their ideals of elegance and simplicity are today among the most appreciated worldwide.

Vitra Eames Fiberglass RAR
Vitra Eames Plastic DSW Maple

“Eventually everything connects - people, ideas, objects etc. - the quality of the connections is the key to quality per se.”

Charles Eames

Vitra Eames Lounge Chair & Ottoman
Vitra Eames Lounge Chair & Ottoman

The Eames Lounge Chair was so admired by the international audience that Arlene Francis presented it on prime-time American TV on her Home Show. It was the first and only chair to receive such presentation. Charles invited the film producer Julian Blaustein at his office to read the scripts of his last piece. When the designer got back, he saw that his friend had fallen asleep on a prototype of the chair. Blaustein was embarrassed, but Charles was pleasantly surprised.

François Hardy, 1970

Vitra Eames Lounge Chair & Ottoman

The Eames Lounge Chair incarnates the confident, optimistic image of the American Fifties, the absolute classic of furniture history. Light, modern, versatile, this design icon first appears on an NBC TV show broadcasted in the United States in 1956. That exact moment marked the history of an icon. The Eames Lounge Chair is the absolute, beloved queen of the global art scene, unceasingly produced still today.

Muhammad Ali, 1972

Billy Wilder, 1968

Steve Carrell, 2012

Vitra Eames Lounge Chair & Ottoman
Vitra Aluminium EA 117
Vitra Compas Direction
Vitra Cork Family
Vitra Eames Elephant

Elephant is the outcome of a bold experimentation, the exclusive result of a research and improvement work pursued by Eames on three-dimensional plywood moulding techniques. This elegant wooden object for the living room and delicate plastic toy for the children's bedroom enriches the compositional frame of the house, giving joy to adults and kids with its curious ears.

Vitra Eames Plastic DSR Black Frame
Vitra Wire DKR-2
Artek 901 Tea Trolley
Artek A330S Golden Bell

After their debut in the Low-Cost Furniture Design competition, held by the MoMA of New York in 1948, the Plastic Armchair and the Plastic Side Chair were released on the market in 1950 as the first mass-produced plastic chairs in the history of furniture.

Vitra Eames Plastic DAR
Vitra Eames Fiberglass RAR
Vitra Eames Fiberglass RAR
Vitra Hang It All Green
Vitra Hang It All Multicolor
Vitra Plywood LCW

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