Key facts

Product:
Eames Plastic Side Chair DSW
Family:
Eames Plastic Side Chair
Manufacturer:
Vitra
Designer:
Charles & Ray Eames, Charles Eames, Ray Eames
Order number:
440 024 00
Architonic ID:
1003431
Country:
Switzerland
Launched:
1950
Groups:
Seating-Chairs
Seating/seating syst...-Multipurpose chairs
Seating/seating systems-Canteen chairs
Multipurpose-Multipurpose chairs
Gastronomy-Canteen chairs

Product description

Seat Shell.
465 x 550 x 830 mm
Polypropylene seat shell, dyed through.

Concept

Eames Plastic Side Chair is a contemporary version of the legendary Fiberglass Chair. It was produced in collaboration with Zenith Plastics for the Museum of Modern Art in New York's Low-Cost Furniture Design Competition and was the first industrially manufactured plastic chair.
Since the 1950s the organically shaped seat shell of the Plastic Side Chair has been combined with various bases and produced in the millions. In the current polypropylene version the Side Chair provides even greater seating comfort. PSCC transforms the Side Chair into a swivelling office chair.

To complement the product line, Vitra is re-launching the fully-upholstered Plastic Armchair. The organically shaped upholstered shells are particularly comfortable and radiate a homely atmosphere. The Hopsak cover in 13 colours can be combined at will with the eight colours of the seat shell. Together with the base frames, this creates any number of individual possible combinations. The upholstery is fixed to the shell with black or white piping.

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