Does Eames lounge chair come assembled?
Usually these will arrive semi-assembled. Bases may need to be attached and sometimes even the back sections to the base or the armrests to the frame, depending on the supplier. The cushions will most likely be glued or screwed into the shells internally rather than attached with clips like the original.
How much weight does an Eames chair hold?
The seat pivots on a five-pronged base, moving effortlessly with one’s body movements. The Eames® Lounge Chair measures 32.75h x 32.75w x 32.75″d while the Ottoman measures 17h x 26w x 21.5″d. The chair’s weight limit is 300lbs.
How much does an Eames chair cost?
Vintage and new production loungers often sell in the same price range of between $5,000 and $6,500, depending on the materials. Vintage examples hold their value well, as does Eames furniture in general. Copies of the Eames lounger, however, usually sell between $1,200 and $1,500, and far less when used.
What is so special about the Eames chair?
The Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman were the designers’ first foray into high-end design. It is a show of craftsmanship that’s slimmer and more lightweight than a traditional club chair, and—many would argue—also more comfortable.
Are there replicas of the Eames office chair?
The timeless collection of Eames Office Chair replicas merge excellent support and comfort with impressive design. The iconic styles will effortlessly complement your workspace to boost creativity all day long. Whether you’re opting for a high or low back, your new home office chair is waiting to be discovered.
What kind of base does Charles Eames chair have?
It’s the same black, die-cast five-point aluminum base, that Charles and Ray Eames designed more than 60 years ago. The sketch below gives you an idea of the two official styles, but if you want to stay as authentic to the original 1956 design as possible, then you should go for a Herman Miller replica.
When did the Eames Lounge Chair come out?
Eames chairs are in fact, very comfortable. Released in 1956 after years in the development stage, the Eames lounge chair, and ottoman was intended to have the look and feel of a “well-used first baseman’s mitt.”
Which is the best Eames chair to buy?
We found a few clear winners to suit a wide range of budgets. That being said, we ultimately chose the Urban Furnishing Mid-Century Plywood Chair as the highest quality and most faithful to the original that you can get – without throwing a ton of money at an original one. You will clearly see why, when you read our review.