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The chair of the 20th century

'Getting the most of the best to the greatest number of people for the least': with these words, Charles and Ray Eames described one of their main goals as furniture designers.

In 1950, the Eames Fiberglass Chair was launched on the market as the first mass-produced chair with a seat and backrest formed from a single plastic shell – a ground-breaking innovation developed by Charles and Ray Eames to meet the needs of a changing society. Today the Eames Fiberglass Chair is regarded as one of the most significant furniture designs of the 20th century.

Be it in fibre glass, polypropylene or welded steel wire, the Eames Shell Chairs have been moulded on a human body to offer an increased level of comfort. This allows the different combinations and to use the chairs in the widest range of settings – from dining rooms, living rooms and home offices to terraces and gardens. With over 100,000 configurations, 23 shell colours and 36 upholstery options, there is a perfect Eames Shell Chair for everyone and every home.

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