Classic Dimensions – Height: 84cm x Width: 84cm x Depth: 85-91cm
New Dimensions – Height: 89cm x Width: 84cm x Depth: 85-92cm
Seat Height: 38cm
Ottoman Dimensions: Height: 42cm x Width: 63cm x Depth: 56cm
Please Note: The 'classic dimension' version is the original version of the Eames Lounge Chair. The 'new dimension' version was introduced in order to cater for taller body types. It is recommended that if you are around 6ft1 inches tall and above, you should consider choosing the new dimension version. The Ottoman is the same size for each version.
Material & finishes
Seat and backrest shells in moulded plywood with Walnut veneer. Upholstered in Vitra Premium leather in Umbro Grey, a robust cowhide leather with a distinctive, even grain. Thickness 1.1-1.3mm; fastness to light – Type 6. Base in black powder-coated metal.
There are more material and upholstery options available for this product. Call us on 0114 243 3000 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance from one of our team.
American husband and wife design duo Charles and Ray Eames have had a profound influence on the visual character of American life, producing original work within the fields of architecture, furniture design, industrial design, manufacturing and the photographic arts.
Charles and Ray’s partnership was a truly equal enterprise, with both bearing responsibility for each stage of a piece’s construction, from original conception and design, through to final production. Commenting on the importance of their shared responsibilities as a design team, Charles Eames is quoted as saying “Whatever I can do, she can do better”.
1957 was the year in which the Eames’ first partnered with Vitra to produce some of the most iconic pieces of furniture in the history of interior design. Today Vitra celebrates the history of its partnership with the Eameses by continuing to reflect their philosophy on design and functionality, which can be best understood through Charles’ own words: “Recognising the need is the primary condition for the design”.
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