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Lounge Chair & Ottoman - Natural Edition

by Charles & Ray Eames, 1956 — 9.925,00 €
Vitra Lounge Chair & Ottoman - Natural Edition

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9.925,00 € *
2 x in stock, delivery time 2-3 working days (country of delivery Germany)
3 % advance payment discount*: 9.627,25 € (Save 297,75 €)

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

Lounge Chair
(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
Colours Covers: Chocolate
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 F*
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
Swivel function
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 9001: 2008 (Quality management systems)
ISO 14001: 2004 (Environmental management systems)
Warranty 24 months

Register product and secure extended manufacturer's warranty of 10 years
Product family All Eames Lounge Chairs
Datasheet Click for more information (ca. 0,4 MB).
Product presentation


Should the answers to your questions not be found here, our service team can be contacted Mon-Fri, 9 am - 5 pm via +49 341 2222 88 22.

Can the Vitra Lounge Chair and Ottoman also be purchased separately?

Yes, both are offered individually in our shop. Please note however that as wood is a natural product the structure of wood and wood colour can vary between production runs. Thus if you do not buy a Lounge Chair and Ottoman together there is no guarantee that the woods will match exactly.

Why are the Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman available in two sizes?

The classic Lounge Chair and Ottoman dimensions correspond to the original designs of 1956. However because the average body size has increased since the 1950s Vitra, in close cooperation with the Eames Office, have adapted the dimensions of the lounge chair to meet today's needs.

Is there a difference between the Eames Lounge Chairs as produced by Herman Miller and Vitra?

Vitra has the distribution rights for Eames furniture in Europe and the Middle East. Herman Miller produce the lounge chair outside this area. Although essentially identical the base of the Vitra Lounge Chair is marginally more streamlined than the American version by Herman Miller.

How do I care for my Vitra Lounge Chair?

In order to maintain their soft feel and natural beauty, leather furniture such as the Vitra Lounge Chair should ideally be cleaned thoroughly every six months and regularly gently cared for. Only when the pores of the leather skin are free of dirt particles can the active ingredients in the leather be absorbed. In particular moisture and re-greasing nourish the natural material from the inside and optimally protect it from drying out and becoming contaminated. When choosing cleaning and care products, the type of leather is decisive, for example, there are different products for suede and smooth leather. It is best to clean your Vitra furniture regularly with a damp, lint-free cloth (no microfibre cloth) without exerting excessive pressure. If possible use distilled water to avoid limescale. After cleaning, leather needs moisturising care in order not to become brittle, and should not only be treated with pure fat or wax, but with a special leather care from specialist dealers. Ideally, the product should be tested in a small out of view area before large-scale use. Also pay attention to quality when caring for your design classic: inexpensive all-in-one products are generally unsuitable for the high-quality leather covers of the Eames Lounge Chair, while solvent-based care products can even be avoided at all costs. Since leather is sensitive to heat and sunlight and may dry or fade, it is advisable not to place the furniture directly near a heater or window or to use special leather care with a sun protection factor. The recommended indoor climate for furniture made of natural materials such as leather or wood is around 45-50 % relative humidity and a room temperature of 18-20 degrees Celsius.

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