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.
Charles and Ray Eames received a commission to design the interiors of three lobbies in the new Time & Life Building at Rockefeller Center in New York City. In addition to outfitting these spaces, this major project encompassed the development of the comfortably upholstered Lobby Chairs and a group of stools made out of solid walnut. The lathe-turned stools, which were also conceived by Ray to be used as small occasional tables, have distinctive individual profiles. The sculptural and decorative character of the stools makes the most striking impression when they are grouped together. These pieces were inspired by an African stool that stood in the living room of the Eames House, as shown in a photographic series by Monique Jacot from the year 1959.
Designed by Charles.Designed by Ray Eames.
- Part of the Vitra Miniatures Collection
- Designed by 1960
- 1:6 scale model
- Comes packaged in wood box
- Includes informational booklet
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Materials Wood. Specifications Overall Dimensions: 2 in W x 2 in D x 2.5 in H SKU20256403 Catalog ID 33544586 Reference ID "Vitra Miniatures Model C Stool" (Stock ID 4941392412717)
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