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DSW Fiberglass Chair

By Vitra


  • Description

    Eames embraced the perfect fusion of organically shaped seat shell with a four-legged wooden base for the Dining Height Side Chair Wood Base (DSW). The blend of plastic and wood marks a splendid warmth with a casual appeal. When you own these chairs you can get to witness true comfort and sophistication.

  • Technical Info

    H 83 x W 46.5 x D 55cm

    Seat height: 43cm

    Eames 01 Parchment
    Eames 02 Navy blue
    Eames 03 Red-orange
    Eames 04 Elephant hide grey
    Eames 05 Seafoam green
    Eames 06 Raw Umber

    02 Golden maple
    30 Black maple
    65 Ash honey tone
    95 Dark maple

    Felt glides
    Plastic glides
    Note: All glides are black

    Seat shell: Ddyed-through, glass-fibre reinforced polyester (fibreglass).

    Base: Non-stackable wooden base in various shades of maple or honey-toned ash, stained and lacquered finish. Steel rod cross struts in the basic dark. (DSW = Dining Height Side Chair Wood Base)

  • Designer
    Charles & Ray Eames

    Charles Eames, born 1907 in St. Louis, Missouri, studied architecture at Washington University in St. Louis and opened his own office together with Charles M. Gray in 1930. In 1935 he founded an architectural firm with Robert T. Walsh. After receiving a fellowship in 1938 from the Cranbrook Academy of Art, he moved to Michigan and assumed a teaching position in the design department the following year. In 1940, he and Eero Saarinen won first prize for their joint entry in the competition Organic Design in Home Furnishings organized by the New York Museum of Modern Art. During the same year, Eames became head of the department of industrial design at Cranbrook, and in 1941 he married Ray Kaiser.

    Ray Eames, née Bernice Alexandra Kaiser, was born in Sacramento, California in 1912. She attended the May Friend Bennet School in Millbrook, New York, and continued studies in painting under Hans Hofmann through 1937. During this year she exhibited her work in the first exhibition of the American Abstract Artists group at the Riverside Museum in New York. She matriculated at the Cranbrook Academy of Art in 1940 and married Charles Eames the following year.

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    • Eames 01 Parchment
    • Eames 02 Navy blue
    • Eames 03 Red orange
    • Eames 04 Elephant hide grey
    • Eames 05 Sea foam green
    • Eames 06 Raw umber

    • 02 Golden maple
    • 30 Black maple
    • 65 Ash honey tone
    • 95 Dark maple

  • Delivery

    4-6 weeks
    Made to order item

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