Soft Pad Chaise

Charles & Ray Eames, 1968

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The idea for the design of the Soft Pad Chaise came from a longtime friend of Charles and Ray Eames, the film director Billy Wilder, who was in search of a recliner for taking short naps or for resting on during breaks between film shoots. Six cushions joined with zippers are attached to the aluminium frame, and two loose cushions provide extra comfort.

Vitra has produced the Soft Pad Group chairs over a period of decades in the same superior quality. This experience allows us to offer a 30-year guarantee* on all of the chair models in the Soft Pad Group.

*The guarantee is that if any Aluminium Group or Soft Pad Group chair purchased by you after 1st of September 2003 develops a manufacturing or materials fault within 30 years from the date you purchased it, Vitra will repair or replace it free of charge.
Note that surface marking, weathering and normal wear and tear is not covered by the guarantee, nor is damage caused by deliberate attack or misuse. This guarantee is in addition to your statutory rights.

Leather Premium (contrast seam) (22)Other colours
  •  72 snow
    72 snow
  •  64 cement
    64 cement
  •  65 granite
    65 granite
  •  60 smoke blue
    60 smoke blue
  •  59 jade
    59 jade
  •  58 khaki
    58 khaki
  •  61 umbra grey
    61 umbra grey
  •  67 asphalt
    67 asphalt
Material description
  • Upholstery/cover: padded leather upholstery, six fixed and two loose cushions.
  • Base: die-cast aluminium, powder-coated (smooth).
  • Range of use: recommended for residential use only.
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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