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  • Organic Chair, 1940, Charles eames and eero saarinen, Vitra
  • Organic Chair, 1940, Charles eames and eero saarinen, Vitra
  • Organic Chair, 1940, Charles eames and eero saarinen, Vitra
  • Organic Chair, 1940, Charles eames and eero saarinen, Vitra
  • Organic Chair, 1940, Charles eames and eero saarinen, Vitra

Organic Chair, 1940

Organic Chair by Charles Eames & Eero Saarinen for Vitra.

The Organic Chair is a comfortable small reading chair and was made in 1940 as a contribution to the New York MoMA's "Organic Design in Home Furnishings" competition.

Formally speaking it was ahead of its time, but owing to the lack of manufacturing techniques, never went into series production. It was not until after 1950 that it became possible to manufacture larger quantities of organically shaped seat shells and market them. The first were chairs such as Eames' famous Plastic Armchair or Saarinen's Tulip Chair.

The Vitra original selection offers a 10-year warranty.

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Organic Chair by Charles Eames & Eero Saarinen for Vitra.

The Organic Chair is a comfortable small reading chair and was made in 1940 as a contribution to the New York MoMA's "Organic Design in Home Furnishings" competition.

Formally speaking it was ahead of its time, but owing to the lack of manufacturing techniques, never went into series production. It was not until after 1950 that it became possible to manufacture larger quantities of organically shaped seat shells and market them. The first were chairs such as Eames' famous Plastic Armchair or Saarinen's Tulip Chair.

The Vitra original selection offers a 10-year warranty.

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72.5w x 67.5d x 35/82.5cmh

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Laminated seat shell with polyurethane foam upholstery.

Ash legs available stained black or, for the first time ever, light oak.

Upholstered in Hopsak, Cosy, Tonus or Credo fabrics from the Vitra collection.
View swatches of available fabrics in the pdf in the download section.

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