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Eames® LCM Molded Plywood Lounge Chair with Metal Base

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    Eames® LCM Molded Plywood Lounge Chair with Metal Base

    SKU: MIL-SSLCMXXX
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    $895.00


    Description

    Designed by Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller®, 1946

    The Eames' experiments with molding plywood into organic forms yielded this design icon. A timeless choice for casual and formal lounge settings alike, this chair demonstrates the beauty, influence, and enduring style of Charle and Ray Eames’ classic design. Declared the “Best Design of the 20th Century” by Time magazine,which described the molded plywood chairs as "something elegant, light, and comfortable. Much copied, but never bettered." This groundbreaking seating now offers the option of upholstery for added comfort and a splash of color. Call Design Quest for upholstery pricing and information.

    Herman Miller® Authorized Retailer

    Specifications

    Solid Construction
    The plywood has natural face veneers with hardwood inner plies and a five-ply seat and back. All of the veneers are obtained from sustainable sources. Natural rubber shock mounts absorb movement. The lounge chair is 26.5 inches high and has a more distinct slope than the dining chair.

    Sturdy Legs
    The sturdy metal legs—in trivalent chrome or black—have self-leveling nylon glides that work on both carpet and hard-surface floors.

    Dimensions:
    26.5"h x 22"w x 24.25"d, seat height 15.5"

    Covers and Finishes

    FINISHES (Click on swatch to see larger)
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    Wood/Finish
    Base Finish

    Design Story

    Design Story
    In the early 1940s, when Charles Eames was working on MGM set designs, he would return to the small apartment where he and his wife, Ray, were experimenting with wood-molding techniques that would have profound effects on the design world.

    After World War II, they adapted the technology to create inexpensive, high-quality chairs that could be mass-produced. Their relationship with Herman Miller started with molded plywood chairs in the late 1940s and includes this world-renowned Eames lounge chair, now in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

    The Eames Molded Plywood LCM Chair features a striking scuplted form created by molding thin sheets of lightweight veneer into gently curved shapes that give the hard material a soft, inviting appearance. The natural contours of the seat and back are designed to comfortably fit the body.

    Vendor Info

    Herman Miller® is a pioneer in the furniture industry, an innovator whose human-centered, problem-solving approach to design introduced new ways of living and working for over 100 years. Environmentally-friendly design, lean manufacturing, ergonomics, the open office, even American modernism itself: Herman Miller and their designers—Gilbert Rohde, George Nelson, Charles and Ray Eames, Bill Stumpf, Yves Béhar, and many more—have had a hand in shaping it all. And as Herman Miller continues to live out our commitment to authentic design as a method of change, they are shaping the new kinds of spaces where people will live and work for years to come.

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