Eames Lounge Chair & Ottoman

Illustration of the Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman with a man reading a newspaper

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.

Collection of drawings of the Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman with dimensions for height, length, width

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.

Common Questions
What is the most comfortable chair in the world?
The Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman is recognized as one of the most popular and famous chairs in history and has often been described as feeling like “a well-used baseball mitt.”
Does the Eames Lounge Chair recline?
The Eames Lounge Chair is designed with a slight angle and is flexible to the user. The base should be able to swivel a full 360°.
What is the size of an Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman?
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.

Details

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Lounge Chair:
Height (Seat):
15” | 38.1 cm
Height (Back):
31.5” | 80 cm
Height (Arms):
19” | 48.3 cm
Width:
32.75” | 83.2 cm
Depth:
32.75” | 83.2 cm

Ottoman:
Width:
26” | 66 cm
Depth:
21.5” | 54.6 cm
Height:
17.25” | 43.8 cm

Materials (Structure):
Veneer molded plywood shells, aluminum base
Materials (Seat):
Polyurethane foam cushions, fabric or leather upholstery
Designer:
Charles & Ray Eames
Year:
1956

Drawings include:
Eames Lounge Chair: Side elevation, side (man reading newspaper), front, back, plan
Ottoman: Side elevation, front, plan

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