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Vintage Soft pad Office Chairs Designed by Eames for Herman Miller

Vintage Soft pad Office Chairs Designed by Eames for Herman Miller

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Vintage Soft pad Office Chairs Designed by Eames for Herman Miller
A pair of vintage Herman Miller executive Soft Pad office chairs designed by Charles Eames. Similar in design to the aluminum group series of chairs, the soft pad group offers the same aesthetic with the addition of plush, individually upholstered cushions to the seat and back. The fabric upholstery is worn with some small tears and the foam has hardened. Reupholstery is offered in COM, please inquire for prices.

Dimensions
Width 23″ Depth 22″ Height 31″ Seat Height 18

Condition

Good Vintage- Age Appropriate Wear Reupholstery Recommended

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Herman Miller
Charles and Ray Eames Charles and Ray married in 1941 and moved to California where they continued their furniture design work with molding plywood. During the war they were commissioned by the Navy to produce molded plywood splints, stretchers and experimental glider shells. In 1946, Evans Products began producing the Eameses` molded plywood furniture. Their molded plywood chair was called “the chair of the century” by the influential architectural critic Esther McCoy. Soon production was taken over by Herman Miller, Inc ., who continues to produce the furniture in the United States to this day. Another company, Vitra International , manufactures the furniture in Europe. The Eameses continued to create new furniture designs into the 1970s. Examples include the molded plastic or fiberglass chairs from the early 1950s and the famous Lounge Chair and Ottoman from 1956. Sturdy, comfortable and elegant office furniture was created in the 1960s, as well as seating designed for Dulles and O`Hare Airports. This Tandem Sling Seating is still in use in airports around the world today.

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