Charles & Ray Eames belong to the most famous personalities of the design in the 20th century. Their work was really multifunctional, they designed furniture, made movies, photographed, concipated exhibitions and planned and implemented their own house.
Vitra produces and sells their furnitur since 1957, first in concession. In 1984 Vitra took over the exclusive rights to all Eames-Products for Europa and the Middle East. With that Vitra is the only authorised manufacturer in this part of the world. The brand Vitra gives them a safety, to have an original-product of Charles & Ray Eames.
The idea of Charles & Ray Eames was to combine a comfortable seat with different bases, to create a very large using spectrum for your chair.
Eames Side Chair
The Eames Plastic Side Chair is the Re-Edition of the legendary fibre glass Chair. It is based on the design of 1950 and was the first industrial-made chair made of plastic. In 1993 Vitra discontinued the production because of ecological reasons (Fibre glass is not recyclable). Through the advancements in technique and material it is now possible, to produce the Eames Plastic Side Chair made of Polypropylene in its original shape again.
Eames Plastic Armchair
The desihn is from the year 1948, it was first presented in the competition »Low Cost Furniture Design« of the Museum of Modern Art in New York. The comfortable seat shell made of glass fibre increased plastic has been combined with different bases. It was the first series-produced synthetics chair.