The EA 117 Aluminium Chair Black Base was designed by Ray and Charles Eames for the Vitra label. A true design classic, this Eames chair encapsulates what made the couple giants of 20th century design. With its blend of comfort, style, and adaptability, it's a great option for home offices.
A husband and wife design team, Ray and Charles Eames have become synonymous with high-quality chair design. Starting in the 1940s, they were major contributors to the classic 1950s aesthetic. Mixing durable materials with engineering skill, and always paying attention to keeping costs low, the Eames' pioneered the trend towards making elite design accessible for the masses. Thanks to the influence of shows like 'Mad Men', they have enjoyed a renaissance, and a new generation is discovering their work.
The EA 117 Aluminium Chair Black Base is typical of the Eames style. Using aluminium as a base material, the design keeps weight down, while ensuring the chair is as strong as necessary. The seat can be tilted, raised, and swivelled as needed, and a soft fabric cover ensures total comfort. Each chair 83cm in height, and measures 58cm in width by 56.5cm in depth. It will be ideal for most work and study applications.