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Eames Segmented Tables Meeting

Charles & Ray Eames, 1964

In 1964, Charles and Ray Eames developed a system of base elements that enables many different table sizes and shapes, resulting in the elegant Eames Segmented Tables. Due to the versatility of this system, Vitra not only offers six standard table sizes but can also accommodate individual requirements and provide customised solutions.
The Segmented Tables can be equipped with power and data connections as well as wireless charging technology; cables are concealed in the base columns.


Base - legs with polished finish, column in basic dark (Eames Segmented Tables)
Base - legs with chrome finish, column in basic dark (Eames Segmented Tables)
Base - legs and column with chrome finish (Eames Segmented Tables)
Base - legs and column in deep black (Eames Segmented Tables)
Product family

Eames Tables

The design story of the Eames Tables harks back to the 1940s, when Charles and Ray Eames developed the first versions of what later became the table base. Suited for a variety of chairs and tables, these early designs already reflect the couple's characteristic method of thinking in systems. The bases used today for the Eames Tables were created in the 1960s in conjunction with the development of the Soft Pad Chairs. The Eames Tables are distinguished by their rational construction and aesthetic understatement. For decades they have facilitated communication, teamwork and interaction in offices, public spaces and homes. They meet today's requirements with intelligent power and data solutions and modern technologies such as wireless charging. This table family comprises the large-surface Segmented Tables and the smaller Contract Tables. High-quality materials guarantee an unusually long product lifespan. The dining table versions are available with a choice of solid wood tops, while all the other models have tops in either HPL with a distinctive rounded black plastic edge, or in a selection of wood veneers. The Eames Contract Tables are also offered with melamine-faced or solid core tops, the latter of which are suited for outdoor use.

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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.