Eames Lounge Chair - Classic Dimensions
Designed by Charles and Ray Eames.
"Why don't we make an updated version of the old English club chair?"
With this comment, Charles Eames initiated the development of the Lounge Chair, a process that took several years. The Eames Lounge Chair & Ottoman went on to become one of the great designs of the 20th century.
This iconic armchair designed by Charles and Ray Eames in 1956 set new standards: it is not only lighter, more elegant and more modern than the conventional club chair – it is also more comfortable.
These days the authentic Eames Lounge Chair is available from Vitra in two sizes: with the original Classic Dimensions and with New Dimensions for taller users. Furthermore, both options can now be upholstered in Nubia bouclé fabric exclusive to Vitra.
Please contact us to discuss the upholstery and timber options, we're very happy to help.
The matching ottoman is sold separately, please refer to Lounge Chair Ottoman.
Fabric upholstery is available in F100 Nubia - click here to view
Nubia is a soft bouclé fabric with a lively appearance that lends the classic a warm, home-like appearance. Please make a note of your colour choice at checkout or email us.
Leather upholstery is available in
L50 Leather Premium F - click here to view
This leather is sustainably produced & vegetable-tanned using olive leaves
L60 Leather Natural F - click here to view
This leather is very soft with untreated grain & vegetable-tanned using olive leaves
Moulded plywood with three wood veneer options for the outer 'shell':
- American Cherry (USA)
- Santos Palisander (Bolivia; certified sustainable source)
- Black-pigmented Walnut (USA)
The aluminium five star swivel base is available in either Polished Aluminium or Polished with Black Sides.
*Note - all bases are fitted with hard glides for carpet as standard; felt glides optionally available for hard floors - please contact us if you require this.
Overall: Width 840 × Depth 850-910 × Height 840mm
Seat height: 380 mm
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