The Eames Lounge Chair’s Design Story

History and Critical Reception The long, fascinating history of the Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman actually begins many years before the chair was ever built, and many years before it was even thought of. Like all great products it was a mixture of inspiration, luck, good design, intelligent oversight, and a particular moment in history. The chair didn’t spring from whole cloth, nor was it born…

Eames Molded Plastic Armchair

OVERALL RATING: 10 of 10 The Eames Molded Plastic Armchair is one of the most famous creations in the history of modern design. You’ve no doubt seen countless copies of the Side Chair version (it looks a bit like an egg) in elementary schools, auditoriums and lobbies throughout the country. The more adult, more sophisticated Armchair version brings to the table exactly what the name…