Eames and Saarinen Organic Chair by Vitra
Vitra Eames and Saarinen Organic Chair
The Organic Chair – a small and comfortable reading chair – was developed in several versions for the 1940 'Organic Design in Home Furnishings' competition organized by the Museum of Modern Art in New York. With its sculptural shapes, the design was ahead of the times.
But due to the absence of suitable manufacturing techniques, the armchair never went into production. Not until 1950 did it become possible to manufacture and market organically shaped seat shells in large quantities, as exemplified by Charles and Ray Eames's famous Plastic Armchair or Saarinen's Tulip Chair.
Designers: Charles Eames & Eero Saarinen, 1940
Dimensions: 28.5"w | 26.5"d | 32.5"h | 13.75" seat height
Available in a wide range of fabrics and finishes. Contact us, we'd love to assist you with custom options.