Vitra Covers Eames Chair In Fabric To Celebrate 60th Anniversary

‘Why don’t we make an updated version of the old English club chair?’ This was the starting point to Charles Eames initiate the development of the Lounge Chair, which went into production exactly sixty years ago in 1956. To celebrate the 60th anniversary of the chair, Vitra is launching a limited-edition version of Charles and Ray Eames’ Lounge Chair.

bl-limited-edition-750 vitra Vitra Covers Eames Chair In Fabric To Celebrate 60th Anniversary bl limited edition 750 1Swiss furniture brand Vitra began to produce the Lounge Chair in Weil am Rhein in 1959 and has used the same manufacturing methods ever since. The chair eventually became established as one of the most significant furniture designs of the twentieth century. To mark its 60th anniversary, Vitra is now launching the Lounge Chair and the accompanying Ottoman as a limited edition with fabric covers, priced at £4,890.

Vitra Covers Eames Chair In Fabric To Celebrate 60th Anniversary vitra Vitra Covers Eames Chair In Fabric To Celebrate 60th Anniversary charles ray eames lounge chair 60th anniversary furniture design news trill upholstery vitra dezeen heroThe Eames Lounge Chair is one of the great modern furniture classics and the most famous piece by the American designer couple Charles and Ray Eames. But even classics that have been on the market for decades need to be further developed and updated.

vitra Vitra Covers Eames Chair In Fabric To Celebrate 60th Anniversary EamesLoungeChairTwill 2 740That was a belief embraced by Charles and Ray Eames themselves, who created various versions of the Lounge Chair over the years. Vitra carries on this tradition in the spirit of the designers and in close collaboration with the Eames Office.

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vitra Vitra Covers Eames Chair In Fabric To Celebrate 60th Anniversary none  ID1163239 22b08a246fcee1c16690fbcd63a26895The newly upholstered models will also come with a corresponding label acknowledging the anniversary, along with a celebratory “60 years in Production” certificate. Designed in 1956, the chair was originally conceived by American designer duo Charles and Ray Eames as a simple, practical and comfortable piece of furniture.

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