Lounge chairs are backed chairs that can be adjusted and moved to offer a variety of sitting positions. Designed to comfortably accommodate a range of user preferences, styles, and functions, lounge chairs can be used for various human postures from sitting and reclining to stretching-out and lying down. Lounge chairs are used as signature furniture pieces in homes, offices, waiting rooms and communal spaces.
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The Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman is a pair of iconic furniture pieces that combine soft leather and molded plywood curves to redefine what it means to lounge. Designed by Charles and Ray Eames in 1956 for Herman Miller, the Eames Lounge Chair is made of three curved plywood shells for the headrest, backrest, and seat that are attached together and mounted on a swiveling aluminum base. The Eames Lounge Chair is 32.75” | 83.2 cm wide, 32.75” | 83.2 cm deep, with a back height of 31.5” | 80 cm and a seat height of 15” | 38.1 cm. The accompanying ottoman has a width of 26” | 66 cm, depth of 21.5” | 54.6 cm, and height of 17.25” | 43.8 cm.
Width: 26.0” | 66 cm
Depth: 21.5” | 55 cm
Height: 17.25” | 44 cm
Materials (Structure): Veneer molded plywood shells, aluminum base
Materials (Seat): Polyurethane foam cushions, fabric or leather upholstery
Designer: Charles & Ray Eames
Eames Lounge Chair: Side elevation, side (man reading newspaper), front, back, plan
Ottoman: Side elevation, front, plan
Outdoor chaise lounge chairs are adjustable outdoor furniture pieces used for relaxing. Typically found poolside or at the beach, chaise lounge chairs are iconic summer chairs for sun bathing while laying down or sitting upright. Outdoor chaise lounge chairs are 78” | 198 cm in length, 20.5” | 52 cm wide, with an overall back height of 34.5” | 88 cm, and seat height of 13” | 33 cm. Chaise lounge chairs are often made with aluminum frames and surfaces of vinyl straps or polyester fabrics.
Materials: Vinyl straps, polyester mesh, aluminum frame
Chaise Lounge Chair side elevation, front, plan, side (sunbathing person)
The Egg Chair and Footstool are a pair of sculpted furniture pieces shaped to respond to the human body. Designed by Arne Jacobsen in 1958 as the signature element of his collection for the lobby of the SAS Royal Hotel in Copenhagen, the Egg Chair can adjust for privacy and comfort by tilting and swiveling its upholstered foam shell around an aluminum base. The Egg Chair measures 34” | 86.4 cm wide, 37.5” | 95.3 cm deep, has a back height of 42.25” | 107.3 cm, and a seat height set at 14.5” | 36.8 cm. The paired Footstool is 22” | 55.9 cm wide, 16” | 40.6 cm deep, and 14.5” | 36.8 cm high.
Height: 14.5” | 37 cm
Width: 22.0” | 56 cm
Depth: 16.0” | 41 cm
Materials (Structure): Steel column, injection-molded aluminum base
Materials (Cushion): Fiberglass-reinforced polyurethane foam shell, fabric or leather upholstery
Designer: Arne Jacobsen
Egg Chair: Front elevation, side, side (person), back, plan
Egg Footstool: Front/back elevation, side, plan
The Shell Chair is a bent plywood chair with wing-like curves comfortably balanced on three tapered legs. Popularly known for its iconic ‘smiling chair’ silhouette, the Hans Wegner designed CH07 Shell Chair (1963) features a deep comfortable leather, cowhide, or fabric seat and a profile that is beautifully unique from every angle. The Shell Chair is 36.25” | 92.1 cm wide, has a depth of 32.75” | 83.2 cm, a seat height of 14” | 35.6 cm and a back height of 29.25” | 74.3 cm.
Materials (Structure): Form-pressed bentwood veneer
Materials (Upholstery): Leather, fabric, cowhide
Designer: Hans Wegner
Shell Chair front elevation, side, plan
Width: 26.0” | 66 cm
Height: 17.0” | 43 cm
Materials: Fabric or leather upholstery; hardwood legs; plywood and particleboard frame
Burrow Nomad Armchair with Ottoman front elevation, back, side, side (man sitting), plan
Materials: Stainless steel frame; leather sling
Designer: Ludwig Mies van Der Rohe
MR Chaise side elevation, side (person sitting), front, back, plan