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Material description
  • Backrest and seat: seat and back panels covered in vinyl or leather, padded sections with welded seams. Frame and armrest supports: chrome-plated die-cast aluminium.
  • Armrests: frame supports in chrome-plated die-cast aluminium, armrest pads made of integral polyurethane foam.
  • Base: substructure with T-beam in basic dark. T-legs in chrome-plated die-cast aluminium. Single row combinations fitted with T-legs; double rows fitted with double legs on glides. Equipped with plastic glides for carpet or non-slip felt glides for hard floors.
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Eames Tandem Seating ETS
Tandem Seating was designed by Charles and Ray Eames at the request of a friend, the architect Eero Saarinen, who was in search of suitable seating for the waiting areas in his new Dulles Airport terminal in Washington, D.C. The architects of two new terminals at Chicago's O'Hare Airport, C.F. Murphy Associates, were likewise looking for durable public seating that would be easy to maintain and repair. Tandem Seating is a robust, time-proven system that provides a comfortable place to relax…
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This product was designed by
Charles & Ray Eames
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.
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