‘Getting the most of the best to the greatest number of people for the least’: with these words, Charles and Ray Eames described one of their main goals as furniture designers. None of their other designs come as close to achieving this ideal as the Plastic Chairs. For years, the designer couple explored the fundamental idea of a one-piece seat shell moulded to fit the contours of the human body. After experiments with plywood and sheet aluminium in the 1940s produce unsatisfactory results, their search for alternative materials led them to glass-fibre reinforced polyester resin.
Designer: Charles & Ray Eames
Specification: The frame of chair is chromed steel with baby blue padded top
Condition: 8/10 wear to base and frame of chair
Pieces: Price is for 1 chair
Collection is from warehouse in Barking, Essex. We are open Monday- Friday 9-5 but please ring ahead in order for us to get piece ready. We can usually have piece delivered within M25 for £40 but please contact before purchasing.