The Aluminium Chair EA 124 is the quintessential lounge model in the Aluminium Group by Charles and Ray Eames. The chair's extraordinary comfort results from the extra-high backrest and head cushion in combination with the tilt mechanism, which can be adjusted to the user's weight. The swivel chair EA 124 can be paired with the stool EA 125, forming the perfect spot to put your feet up and enjoy a long, cosy evening with a good book.
Backrest and seat: chair with high backrest. High-frequency welded upholstery with horizontal ribbing; cover in Hopsak, Leather or Premium Leather. Side profiles and spreaders in polished or chrome-plated die-cast aluminium.
Seat mechanism: adjustable backward tilt.
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.