For over two decades, the Vitra Design Museum has been making miniature replicas of milestones in furniture design from its collection. The Miniatures Collection encapsulates the entire history of industrial furniture design – moving from Historicism and Art Nouveau to the Bauhaus and New Objectivity, from Radical Design and Postmodernism all the way up to the present day.
In 1940, Charles Eames and Eero Saarinen developed a chair with a novel plywood seat molded into a three-dimensional form for a competition sponsored by the New York Museum of Modern Art. However, it was not possible to produce the chair commercially, due to inadequate technical methods. It was seldom possible to press the plywood into a three-dimensional form without it breaking or splitting. During the following years, Charles and Ray Eames concentrated their efforts on developing a new method. The plywood chairs LCW (Lounge Chair Wood) are the result of this long-term experimentation.
Designed by Charles.Designed by Ray Eames.
- Part of the Vitra Miniatures Collection
- Designed by 1945
- 1:6 scale model
- Comes packaged in wood box
- Includes informational booklet
- Available in Natural color
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Materials Wood. Specifications Overall Dimensions: 3.5 in W x 3.9 in D x 4.5 in H SKU20208401 Catalog ID 33544529 Reference ID "Vitra Miniatures Eames LCW Lounge Chair" (Stock ID 4941391757357)
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