When the Eames couple first began designing chairs for Herman Miller Furniture in the late 1940s, they focused their designs on comfort, fashion and affordability. However, the married couple’s most famous innovation centered around luxury for then-modern homes, leading to its inevitable placement in museums all over the world. As a piece created after WWII, the Eames chair reflects a time of “waste not, want not” while still adding flair and style to any room.


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