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Eames DAR armchair, 1950

Designed by Charles & Ray Eames
Manufactured by Vitra
Product code: VIT-44032*


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Eames DAR armchair by Charles & Ray Eames for Vitra.

Plastic Armchairs were first presented as part of a New York Museum of Modern Art competition, “Low Cost Furniture Design”. Their organically shaped plastic seat shells were later combined with various different bases and manufactured in their millions. In their latest version made of polypropylene, the armchairs now offer even greater sitting comfort.

Wire base with cross struts, chromed or powder-coated in basic dark or white. Seat in polypropylene available in a range of colours. Optional seat upholstery in Hopsak fabric (pdf of colours available to download in Product downloads). 

Fully upholstered chairs are available with an option of black or white piping.

All chairs supplied with basic dark carpet glides as standard. Please enquire for other glide options.

DAR = Dining Height Armchair Rod Base

Quickship: 2-3 weeks for white with chrome base.

Please note new height introduced 2015 - raising seat by 2cm.

63w x 59d x 43/83cmh

Herman Miller has the sole license for the Charles and Ray Eames collection in the U.S. and Far East. Therefore export of these products from the UK to the U.S. is not possible.
For more information please contact Herman Miller.

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Eames DAR armchair



Quickship 2-3 weeks for white with chrome base, 6-8 weeks for other colours. All upholstery 6-8 weeks.

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Furniture orders over £1500 free for Mainland UK.

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