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Vitra - Miniature Eames LCW Chair


Item number 119118
Vitra - Miniature Eames LCW Chair
€196.00
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Description

In 1940, Charles Eames and Eero Saarinen developed a chair with a novel plywood seat moulded into a three-dimensional form for a competition sponsored by the New York Museum of Modern Art. However, it was not possible to produce the chair commercially, due to inadequate technical methods. It was seldom possible to press the plywood into a three-dimensional form without it breaking or splitting. During the following years, Charles and Ray Eames concentrated their efforts on developing a new method.

The plywood chairs DCW (Dining Chair Wood) and LCW (Lounge Chair Wood) are the result of this long-term experimentation. In 1945, Charles and Ray Eames returned to the idea of a seating shell made out of moulded plywood; however the results were unsatisfying. They dispensed with the multifunctional shell and divided the seat and back into separate, freely articulated elements connected by a spine (frame). Each element has a clearly defined function, which it fulfils optimally with a minimum amount of material. »Shock mounts« – rubber disks bonded onto the wooden surface – connect the seat and back with the frame, which exists in wood or metal and in two different heights, either as a dining chair or lounge chair.

The original of the Eames LCW Chair was designed by Charles and Ray Eames in 1945 and it is produced as 1:1 model by the Herman Miller Furniture Company, Zeeland/Michigan/USA.

The here offered miniature by Vitra (scale 1:6) consists of natural plywood.

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Details scale: 1:6
Material natural plywood
Colour Brown
Dimensions Height: 11.3 cm, Depth: 10.1 cm, Length: 9.2 cm
Weight 248 g (without packaging)
Item no. 119118
EAN 4250298737515
Design Charles & Ray Eames
Category Miniatures, Eames Chair

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