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Are Charles Eames chairs comfortable?

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Are Charles Eames chairs comfortable?
Yes, Charles Eames chairs are comfortable. The Eameses — Charles and Ray — were fascinated by ergonomics and designed chairs with comfort in mind. The legendary mid-century modernist designer-couple famously called their Eames lounge chair and ottoman “a special refuge from the strains of modern living” and described their design as having the “warm receptive look of a well-used first baseman’s mitt.”

While the couple’s DCW chairs, introduced in the 1940s, prioritized ease of production and affordability of materials, the Eames lounger, which debuted in 1956, was Charles and Ray’s interpretation of luxury furniture. And to the Eameses, luxury meant, above all, comfort.

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White Eames EA208 Leather Soft Pad Chair by Herman Miller, Set of 4
By Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Located in Van Nuys, CA
This set of 4 Charles and Ray Eames EA208 Soft Pad Chairs designed by Herman Miller features luxurious white leather upholstery and custom-ordered white powder coat finish. The Eames...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Leather

2001 Eames Herman Miller Black Leather Desk Chairs Aluminum Group
By Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Detroit, MI
These authentic Eames for Herman Miller Soft Pad Management Height black leather office chairs from the Aluminum Group Collection were manufactured in the 2001. This classic mid cent...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs ...

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Aluminum, Steel

Mid Century Purple DAX Bucket Lounge Chairs by Eames for Herman Miller
By Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Located in Detroit, MI
These vintage mid century modern purple DAX bucket lounge chairs were designed by Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller. The iconic DAX chair - Dining (D) Arm Chair (A) on X Base (...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Aluminum, Steel

2001 Herman Miller Eames Black Leather Office Chairs Aluminum Group
By Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Located in Detroit, MI
These authentic Eames for Herman Miller Soft Pad Management Height black leather desk chairs from the Aluminum Group Collection were manufactured in the 2001. This classic mid centur...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs ...

Materials

Aluminum, Steel

Charles and Ray Eames Set of 6 'Bikini' Wire Frame Chairs Vitra 1980s
By Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Tilburg, NL
This is a wonderful set of 6 DKR-2 ‘Bikini’ wire chairs by Charles and Ray Eames, made by Vitra in the late 1980s. Around 1950, amidst the hum of p...
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Late 20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Metal

Table de Charles et Ray Eames par Vitra Design Museum Edition 1999 design 1950
By Vitra, Charles and Ray Eames
Located in AIX-LES-BAINS, FR
Table, bout de canapé designé par Charles et Ray Eames et fabriquée pour le Vitra Museum Design en Allemagne . Elle à son plateau en bois contreplaqué noir avec des bordures bois cla...
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1990s American Mid-Century Modern Sofa Tables

Materials

Metal

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