Plywood Group LCW Calf’s Skin

by Charles & Ray Eames, 1945 — 2.158,00 €
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After several years of experiments with moulded plywood Charles and Ray Eames developed in 1945/46 the so-called Plywood Group, a collection of chairs produced by Vitra and which also includes the LCW and the LCW Calf's Skin. Crafted from laminated wood the otherwise reduced Vitra lounge chair is given an extra touch of elegance through the fur covers.


Product type Lounge chair

Dimensions in mm
Colours Base, seat & back


Material Seat and back rest: Ash plywood
Covers: Calf Hide
Variants Optionally available with felt pads for hard floors or glides for carpets
Care The LCW Calf Hides are best maintained through regular brushing with a soft brush in the direction of the fur. For light stains, dabbing with a damp cloth is recommended.

Never use chemical cleaners under any circumstances.
Certificates / Sustainability Vitra conform to
ISO 90001: 2008 (Quality management systems)
ISO 14001: 2004 (Environmental management systems)
Warranty 24 months
Datasheet Click for more information (ca. 0,5 MB).

Design Story

After several years of experiments with moulded plywood Charles and Ray Eames developed in 1945/46 their Plywood Group. Manufactured and distributed by Vitra the Plywood Group also includes the LCW and the LCW Calf's Skin. All chairs in the Vitra Plywood Group are designed to conform to the shape of the human body, thus enabling a pleasant and relaxing seating experience. The deep LCW chairs place the sitter close to the ground and are, and as with all classic lounge chairs, slightly inclined, thus adding to the comfort of the object. A comfort added to in the case of the LCW Calf's Skin by the extravagantly decadent hide covers.

The famous designer couple Ray and Charles Eames

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