Charles & Ray Eames presented the designs for the Plastic Chair group at the "Low Cost Furniture Design" competition held by the museum of modern art in New York. in 1950. They were the first industrially manufactured plastic chairs to be brought to market.
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.
Materials: polypropylene seat shell, dyed through.
DAR = Dining Height Armchair Wooden Base
Base: Wooden base, stained and lacquered in maple. Round steel cross struts in basic dark.
Dimensions: 805 × 625 × 600 mm
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