Eames Lounge Chair & Ottoman

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).

Eames Lounge Chair & Ottoman has a height of 31.5” | 80 cm.
The Eames Lounge Chair & Ottoman has an overall height of 31.5” | 80 cm, width of 32.75” | 83 cm, and depth of 32.75” | 83 cm.
The Eames Lounge Chair & Ottoman has an overall height of 31.5” | 80 cm, width of 32.75” | 83 cm, and depth of 32.75” | 83 cm. The seat height of the Eames Lounge Chair & Ottoman is set at 15.0” | 38 cm with arms at 19.0” | 48 cm.
The Eames Lounge Chair & Ottoman has an overall height of 31.5” | 80 cm, length of , and depth of 32.75” | 83 cm.
The Eames Lounge Chair & Ottoman has an overall height of 31.5” | 80 cm, length of , and depth of 32.75” | 83 cm. The seat height of the Eames Lounge Chair & Ottoman is set at 15.0” | 38 cm.
Eames Lounge Chair & Ottoman have an overall length of and width of 32.75” | 83 cm. Eames Lounge Chair & Ottoman have an overall area of .
The Eames Lounge Chair & Ottoman has an overall height of 31.5” | 80 cm, length of , and depth of 32.75” | 83 cm. The Eames Lounge Chair & Ottoman has a seat height set at 15.0” | 38 cm and an arm height of 19.0” | 48 cm.
The average Eames Lounge Chair & Ottoman has an overall height of 31.5” | 80 cm, withers (shoulder) height of 15.0” | 38 cm, and body length of . A typical Eames Lounge Chair & Ottoman weighs between and has a lifespan of roughly 1956.
The typical Eames Lounge Chair & Ottoman has an overall height of 31.5” | 80 cm and body length of . An average Eames Lounge Chair & Ottoman weighs between and has a typical lifespan of 1956.
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
Common Questions
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.”
What are lounge chairs?
Lounge chairs are a variety of chair styles designed to allow a person to stretch out in a reclined or lounging position. Lounge chairs are often adjustable and include chaise longues, recliners, easy chairs, and armless backed chairs paired with ottomans.
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 seat height of a lounge chair?
Lounge chairs are typically designed to be lower and more reclined than other chair types and range in seat heights from 12.5”-17” (32-43 cm).

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.
Where are lounge chairs used?
Lounge chairs are best used in spaces where relaxing often occurs such as residential living rooms, reading rooms, and bedrooms or as signature accent pieces in high visibility spaces such as lobbies and reception spaces.

Details

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Height: 
31.5” | 80 cm
Width:
32.75” | 83 cm
Depth:
32.75” | 83 cm
Length:
Seat Height
15.0” | 38 cm
Arm Height
19.0” | 48 cm
Weight:

Ottoman:
Width:
 26.0” | 66 cm
Depth:
21.5” | 55 cm
Height:
17.25” | 44 cm

Materials
Veneer molded plywood shells, aluminum base structure; 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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