Charles Eames for Vitra "EA 116" Hopsack Lounge Swivel Armchair

Charles Eames for Vitra "EA 116" Hopsack Lounge Swivel Armchair

Designers: Charles and Ray Eames. Maker: Vitra - 1989. Design year: 1958. Model: EA116 Hopsack (high back, arms and swivel). The EA 116 Aluminium Group easy chair from 1958 is one of the greatest furniture designs of the 20th century. It stands out for its intelligent combination of materials. It has a clear, transparent form and its construction is clearly visible. Charles and Ray Eames departed from the principle of the seat shell, instead stretching a panel of fabric or leather between two aluminium side members to create a taut but elastic sling seat. The chair adapts to the body of the sitter and is exceedingly comfortable, even without elaborate upholstery. The Aluminium Chair EA 116 offers superb comfort with it’s high backrest. The seating height is designed so that users can easily rise from the chair. The seating has it's original teal green blue collar fabric. Originally marked.


91 cm H, 62 cm W, 71 cm D.

Seat height: 43 cm. 


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