Engineering the Eames Lounge Chair

 

The engineering of the Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman is said to be the most precise making the chair one of the most comfortable if not the most comfortable chair made. The Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman, which is a Herman Miller Classic is one of the most popular and most collected of high-end lounge chairs.


The Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman are made of soft supple letter and veneer combining modernity with elegance. For those who support sustainable living the Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman are environmentally sound as the wood harvested to make the unique pieces comes from sustainably managed forest.


The classic and unique rich looking Eames Lounge Chair comes with a 6-inch thick urethane foam cushion covered by soft and supple leather. The hand assembled set is the creation of Charles and Ray Eames whose original Eames plywood chair has a permanent place in the New York Museum of Modern Art.


The goal of the Eames was to create a warm welcoming chair that would embrace someone. The first of the collection of Eames Lounge Chairs and Ottomans was produced in 1956.


The hand assembled Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman is constructed by durably and with practical features. The high-end lounge chair comes with individual cushions that can be replaced. Additionally the back cushions are interchangeable. The shell of the popular Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman is made of seven-ply cherry, walnut, santos palisander veneer, or natural cherry. Die-cast aluminum makes up the base and back braces making them extremely durable

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The Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman retail for $3599.00 and are available in several color combinations. Examples of color combinations include the classic Walnut/Black, Walnut/Tan, Walnut/Ivory, Walnut/Chocolate, Cherry/Chocolate, Cherry/Ivory, Cherry/Tan, and Cherry/Black. The Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman Palisander retails for $4499.00. A premium reproduction of this chair available through Emfurn retails for $1199.


For those who love fine furniture the Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman are an investment in a classic piece as the combination is considered the 20th century's most significant furniture design. The first Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman were produced in 1956 and since that date has remained one of the most comfortable and classic furniture pieces. Top quality reproductions are available through Emfurn.