Charles and Ray Eames created an icon of the twentieth century with their design of the Aluminium Chairs EA 105-108. These famous classics are found in countless homes and living spaces around the globe. Thanks to their generous proportions and resilient sling seat – a panel of leather, fabric or mesh stretched between two aluminium ribs – the chairs are exceedingly comfortable, and a wide selection of upholstery colours makes it is easy to find the perfect chair for every purpose.
Backrest and seat: chair with medium-high backrest. Seat in mesh fabric or upholstered with high-frequency welded horizontal ribbing in Hopsak, Leather or Premium Leather. Side profiles and spreaders in polished or chrome-plated die-cast aluminium.
Armrests: die-cast aluminium, polished or chrome-plated finish.
Base: four-star base in polished or chrome-plated die-cast aluminium.
The Aluminium Chair is one of the great furniture designs of the twentieth century. Charles and Ray Eames originally designed it in 1958 for the private residence of an art collector in Columbus, Indiana (USA). For the construction of this chair, Charles and Ray Eames departed from the principle of the seat shell, instead stretching a panel of fabric or leather between two aluminium side members to create a taut but elastic sling seat. The chair adapts to the body of the sitter and is…
Charles and Ray Eames are counted among the most important figures of twentieth-century design. Their work spans the fields of furniture design, filmmaking, photography and exhibition design. Vitra is the sole authorised manufacturer of Eames products for Europe and the Middle East. When you own an Eames product made by Vitra, you know it is an original.