Charles and Ray Eames adapted molding techniques developed during World War II to mass produce this classic design. Available in side and armchair versions, todays molded plastic chairs are true to the originals and are fully authentic, with updated materials to meet environmental requirements. Their enduring forms and quality construction make them comfortable, durable performers.
Organic shapes. A clean, simple form sculpted to fit the body; first presented at the Museum of Modern Art in 1948.
Popular today. The chairs have achieved a pervasive presence that proves the staying power of good design.
Choice of Shells and Bases
Inviting armchair. Available in three base styles: wire, four-legged, and rocker; the rocker features stained maple runners.
Comfortable side chair. Four-legged or wire base; four-legged base stacks up to 14 high.
Colourful shells. Five to choose from: black, light blue, lime green, red, and white.
Many uses. In the home, office, cafe, reception area, or training room.
Friendly to the earth. Shells are recyclable polypropylene.
Integral colour. The shell is dyed throughout so colours remain vibrant even after years of hard use.
Cushioned contact. For extended comfort, the shell is connected to the base by rubber shock mounts.
Eames Molded Plastic Chairs Product Sheet (2.8Mb .pdf)