...With their 1997 exhibition The Work of Charles and Ray Eames the Vitra Design Museum staged one of the first major Charles and Ray Eames retrospectives Twenty years later they return to two of the 20th century's most important creatives with An Eames Celebration: less of Charles and Ray, and more of the diversity, depth and continuing relevance of their work... That it is 20 years since the Vitra Design Museum last dedicated an exhibition to Charles and Ray Eames shouldn't be taken as an indication in a lack of interest in the subject, far from it, as Museum Director Mateo Kries points out their collection of Eames prototypes and models is one of the cornerstones of the museum; much more the number of other possible themes combined with a desire to always explore the new meant it simply was never a consideration...
Lounge Chair & Ottoman - Special Edition 2017by Charles & Ray Eames, 1956 — 7.469,00 €
3% advance payment discount*: 7.244,93 € (Save 224,07 €)
With the Vitra Lounge Chair & Ottoman Charles & Ray Eames elegantly updated the classic club chair. In 2017 Vitra launches a special edition of the classic lounge chair, combining high-quality chocolate coloured leather with American cherry! As with all other versions of the Eames classic, the Lounge Chair & Ottoman Special Edition 2017 impresses with its high-quality leather upholstery and plywood shells, which, combined with the rotating foot, guarantee a unique comfortable seating experience and mean that thanks to its simple, luxurious design the Eames Lounge Chair is also in fashion.
|Product type||Lounge chair with ottoman|
(1) Height: 89 cm
(2) Depth: 85 - 92 cm
(3) Seat height: 38 cm
(4) Width: 84 cm
(5) Depth: 56 cm
(6) Width: 63 cm
(7) Height: 42 cm
Shell: American cherry tree
Foot: polished aluminium, sides black
(Many more Lounge Chair versions available online)
|Material||Seat and back shell: Moulded plywood, veneered in American Cherry
Cover: Leather Natural*
Foot: Aluminium die cast, polished
*Aniline cowhide nappa leather with an open-pored texture and natural grain, fastness to light type 3, thickness 1,3 - 1,5 mm
|Variants||Features the new seat height of 89 cm, a change made to allow for increasing average body sizes since the 1950s
Optionally available with glides for carpet floors or felt pads for hard floors.
|Function & properties||With detachable upholstery
|Care||A soft, damp cloth and a mild neutral detergent are recommended for cleaning the wood surfaces.
To maintain and clean the leather covers please follow advice in the enclosed brochure.
|Awards & museum||MoMA, New York|
|Certificates & Sustainability||Vitra conform to
ISO 90001: 2008 (Quality management systems)
ISO 14001: 2004 (Environmental management systems)
|Product family||All Eames Lounge Chairs
|Datasheet||Click for more information (ca. 0,4 MB).
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