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Soft Pad Group EA 215 / EA 216

by Charles & Ray Eames, 1969 — from 2.652,00 €
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2.652,00 € *
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The EA 215 / EA 216 armchair by Charles and Ray Eames is part of the Vitra Soft Pad Chair collection, a family of high-quality office chairs which impress through their design and functionality. The four sewn-on upholstery units together with the high backrest ensure a high level of sitting comfort.


Product type Lounge chair
Dimensions EA 215 (static):

EA 216 (swivel):

Dimensions in cm
Colours Leather
Kastanie, Plano braun
Sand, Plano mauve grey


Material Side braces, clamps, armrests and base: aluminium, die-cast chrome or polished
Four padded cushion units: polyurethane foam
Cover: leather, rearside Plano (100% polyester)
Variants In the versions with nero, bianco, red, orange, blue, yellow or black-brown leather the rearside is in matching Plano.
In the versions with dark grey or light grey leather the rearside is in antra II Plano.
In the versions with brown leather the rearside is in nero Plano.
Function & properties Rotatable (EA 216) or non-rotatable (EA 215) on 4-star base
Delivery includes Optionally available with glides for carpets or with felt pads for hard floors
Care Textile:
Dust and light dirt can be vacuumed. For the treatment of stains, use a damp cloth and a mild, neutral detergent.
Professional cleaning should be done in the assembled condition and using upholstery foam or a mobile washing extractor.

Please maintain and clean the leather cover according to the enclosed brochure.
Certificates & Sustainability Vitra conform to
ISO 9001: 2008 (Quality management systems)
ISO 14001: 2004 (Environmental management systems)
Warranty 24 months

Register product and secure extended manufacturer's warranty of 30 years
Produktfamilie All Eames Soft Pad Chairs
Datasheet Click for more information (ca. 0,2 MB).


Soft Pad Group EA 215 / EA 216, Static, Chrome-plated, Leather sand
Soft Pad Group EA 215 / EA 216, Swivel, Polished, Leather chestnut

Design Story


The EA 215/216 Lounge Chair is part of the Vitra Soft Pad collection, a series of conference chairs Charles and Ray Eames designed in the late 1960s. The slender frame, a construction first used in the pair's aluminum group, was taken taken over anew a with flat, voluminous upholstery fitted with high-quality leather covers for the highest seating comfort. The Eames Soft Pad Chairs are very representative and slightly lighter than the lighter Vitra aluminum chairs from, but with all of the elegance. In addition to the EA 215/216 with a fixed base, versions with casters or without armrests are also available.

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