Eames Lounge Chair

Charles & Ray Eames, 1956

I noticed while reading Fast Company that Vitra — one of two companies officially licensed to produce the Eames Lounge Chair & Ottoman, recently introduced a video about the manufacturing process of the beloved pair. Beautifully presented, it provides a behind the scenes glimpse into just how these iconic furniture pieces are created. So much is still made by hand. I absolutely love the opportunity to experience this process; meticulously detailed and precise, yet the element of handcraft has been retained. The Lounge Chair is one of the most famous designs by Charles and Ray Eames. Created in 1956 it is now a classic in the history of modern furniture.

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