How the Iconic Eames Lounge Chair is Made

How the Iconic Eames Lounge Chair is Made

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How the Iconic Eames Lounge Chair is Made

The Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman, officially titled Eames Lounge (670) and Ottoman (671), were released in 1956 after years of development by designers Charles and Ray Eames for the Herman Miller furniture company. Made of molded plywood and leather. The heritage of the chair goes back to the molded plywood chairs pioneered by the Eames’ in the 1940s. Charles Eames said his goal for the chair was that it be “a special refuge from the strains of modern living.” Watch how the Eames Lounge Chair is made.

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