The Aluminium Chairs EA 101, EA 103 and EA 104 by Charles and Ray Eames are ideal for using in combination with tables: in comparison to the other models in the Aluminium Group, they are somewhat lighter, narrower and higher. Thanks to the wide selection of subdued or bright upholstery colours, it is easy to find the perfect chair for any dining room interior. The three models differ in the type of base – fixed or swivel – and whether they come with armrests.
Backrest and seat: chair with medium-high backrest; table-oriented sitting position. 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.