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Eames Lounge Chair & Ottoman, Limited 2011 Asian Edition

Eames lounge chair

Few brands enjoy the kind of popularity and respect that Herman Millar enjoys. The company recently announced the Eames Lounge Chair & Ottoman, Limited 2011 Asian Edition and it like the original embodies design excellence.

Retailing for  $11000, the lounger comes with a limited edition framed poster, and there are only 100 pieces of them in existence. Combining superior craftsmanship with contemporary aesthetics, the chaise  strikes a balance between the delicate dichotomy of style and comfort.

 

eames lounge chair

 

Eames chair sketch

 

The Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman, officially titled Eames Lounge (670) and Ottoman (671), were released in 1956 after years of development by designers Charles and Ray Eames for the Herman Miller furniture company.

Made of molded plywood and leather. The heritage of the chair goes back to the molded plywood chairs pioneered by the Eames’ in the 1940s. Charles Eames said his goal for the chair was that it be “a special refuge from the strains of modern living.” Watch how the Eames Lounge Chair is made.

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