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Charles Eames for Herman Miller Tandem Aluminum Lounge Chairs in Edelman Leather

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Incredible pair of restored and reimagined Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller, 1962 Collection, Tandem modular seating that was originally designed for Chicago O'Hare Airport, where we sourced our sets that we completely restored with world-class, full grain Edelman Leather in a vibrant red Shagreen. For the modern-day eclecticists and discerning collectors, these pieces are heirlooms from the generation of the jet-set elite. Ray & Charles Eames were commissioned to design the perfect utilitarian seating for the first international airports in 1962. Created for comfort and convenience, this chair is iconic and has never before been redone with such luxury in mind. We have a pair of these available, priced individually. Custom sling chairs can be created with a selection of leathers, contact us for more details. This pair of Mid-Century Modern reimagined classics, would be the perfect lounge chair for a Mid-Century Modern home, Contemporary home, Post-Modern home, Industrial home or Minimalistic home. Also consider for a hotel or lobby lounge restaurant project. Perfect option for creative offices and studios and executive / management offices as well. Contact us for rentals or large quantity orders, we have over 150 Tandem systems available for restoration.

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  • Condition Details
    Restored condition.
  • Dimensions
    H 34 in. x W 24 in. x D 25 in.H 86.36 cm x W 60.96 cm x D 63.5 cm
  • Seller Location
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Reference Number
    LU133024276663
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About Herman Miller (Manufacturer)

No other business of its kind did more than the Herman Miller Furniture Company to introduce modern design into American homes. Working with legendary designers such as Charles and Ray Eames, George Nelson and Alexander Girard, the Zeeland, Michigan-based firm fostered some of the boldest expressions of what we now call Mid-Century Modern style. In doing so, Herman Miller produced some of the most beautiful, iconic and, one can even say, noblest furniture of the past seven decades.


     Founded in 1923, Herman Miller was originally known for grand historicist bedroom suites: heavily ornamented wood furniture that appealed to a high-minded, wealthier clientele. The company—named for its chief financial backer—began to suffer in the early 1930s as the Great Depression hit, and D. J. De Pree, the company’s CEO, feared bankruptcy. In 1932, aid came in the form of Gilbert Rohde, a self-taught furniture designer who had traveled widely in Europe, absorbing details of the Art Deco movement and other modernist influences. After persuading De Pree that the growing middle-class required smaller, lighter household furnishings, Rohde set a new course for Herman Miller, creating sleek chairs, tables and cabinetry that were the essence of the Streamline Moderne style.


     Rohde died suddenly in 1944. The following year, De Pree turned to George Nelson, an architect who had written widely about modern furniture design. Under Nelson’s leadership, Herman Miller would embrace new technologies and materials and audacious biomorphic forms. Some of the pieces the company produced are now emblems of 20th century American design, including the Eames lounge chair and ottoman and Nelson’s Marshmallow sofa and Coconut chair. As you can see on these pages, such instantly recognizable furnishings have become timeless—staples of a modernist décor; striking, offbeat notes in traditional environments.

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This dealer is the premier source for early-production originals of hard-to-find 20th-century designs and functional art, serving a range of clients, from celebrities and interior designers to aficionados with modest budgets. Its 20,000-square-foot Los Angeles space is packed with rare examples o...

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