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Wire Chair

Charles & Ray Eames, 1951

  • Designed by Charles and Ray Eames out of welded steel wire, the Wire Chair is a variation on the theme of the organically shaped one-piece seat shell, combining transparent lightness with technological sophistication. The seat shell can be joined with a variety of different bases. The Wire Chair is available without upholstery, with a seat cushion or with seat and back cushions. Due to its shape, the two-piece cushion is also known as the 'Bikini' pad.

    The Wire Chairs are available with a powder-coated finish or, depending on the model, in a chrome-plated version. DKR and DKX models with a powder-coated finish are also ideally suited for outdoor use.

  • Seat and base (Wire Chair DKR, DKX)


    01 chrome


    30 basic dark powder-coated (smooth)

    Base (Wire Chair DKW)


    02 maple yellowish


    95 dark maple


    30 black maple

    Seat and base (Wire Chair DKX, In- & Outdoor)


    30 basic dark powder-coated (smooth)

    Seat and base (Wire Chair DKR, In- & Outdoor)


    17 cream mat powder-coated smooth


    32 dark grey powder-coated (smooth)


    30 basic dark powder-coated (smooth)

    Hopsak


    79 warmgrey/ivory


    69 grass-green/ivory


    70 grass-green/forest


    85 mint/ivory


    86 mint/forest


    87 ivory/forest


    77 nero/forest


    71 yellow/pastel green


    72 yellow/poppy red


    67 poppy red/ivory


    68 pink/poppy red


    65 coral/poppy red


    63 red/poppy red


    96 red/cognac


    62 red/moor brown


    81 ice blue/ivory


    83 blue/ivory


    84 blue/moor brown


    74 dark blue/ivory


    75 dark blue/moor brown


    82 ice blue/moor brown


    73 petrol/moor brown


    88 cognac/ivory


    76 marron/moor brown


    80 warmgrey/moor brown


    05 dark grey


    78 nero/moor brown


    66 nero

    Hopsak (available until end of 2014)


    94 avocado


    95 cognac/avocado


    97 cognac


    98 red/champagne


    07 orange


    99 red/orange


    92 grey


    91 chocolate/grey


    89 petrol/chocolate


    90 nero/chocolate

    Leather


    72 snow


    71 sand


    69 marron


    68 chocolate


    67 asphalt


    66 nero


    70 red

    Upholstery: unupholstered, with seat pad or with seat-and-back pad. Upholstery easy to remove and reattach, in Hopsak fabric or leather.

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Charles & Ray Eames feature among the most important figures of twentieth century design. They boast accomplishments in the fields of furniture design, film-making, photography and exhibition design. Vitra is the only company authorised to manufacture their products for Europe and the Middle East; with us, you can therefore be sure of owning an original Eames.
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