commemorate the 50th anniversary of the chair, Herman Miller released models using a sustainable Palisander rosewood veneer. The backrest and headrest are screwed together by a pair of aluminum supports. In order to decide what looks best in your home, choose swatches and we'll send them to you for free. In Europe, Vitra became the producers of Eames furniture.
Item Number: 5667 5,295.00 - 7,295.00, step 1: Select your Size, step 2: Select your Shell. The shells and the seat cushions are essentially the same shape, and composed of two curved forms interlocking to form a solid mass. Generally speaking chairs that are in true original condition, with intact labels, are valued the highest, especially those from the earliest production by Evans. The seat of the chair swivels on a cast aluminum base, with glides that are threaded so that the chair may remain level. Combining soft, inviting leather with the sleek form of molded wood, the Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman is the culmination of the Eameses efforts to create a club chair using the molded plywood technology they pioneered in the 40s. This unique technology is also one of the chair 's greatest flaws. The seat was joined to the spine and legs with a series of four heavy rubber washers with nuts embedded in them (later these came to be called 'shock mounts. All of the connections were visible and the material was not hidden beneath upholstery.