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A Brief History of the Eames Lounge Chair

Posted by on September 25th 2018 in Furniture

A Brief History of the Eames Lounge Chair

Eames Lounge Chair - A Brief History

If you love design, you are probably familiar with the work of Charles and Ray Eames, the husband-and-wife duo behind some of the 20th century's most iconic architecture and designs.

The Eames lounge chair and ottoman, officially titled Eames Lounge (670) and Ottoman (671), were originally designed for the Herman Miller Furniture back in the 1950s.

Ray & Charles Eames

Charles's vision was to create a chair with "the warm, receptive look of a well-used first baseman's mitt.” The lounge chair, which takes inspiration from the traditional English Club Chair, is cleverly designed so the...

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