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Eames DAW armchair, 1950

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


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Eames DAW armchair by Charles & Ray Eames for Vitra.

Winter offer - purchase 6 Eames Shell Chairs and get an Eames LAR as a gift*. Please contact our showroom for details here.

Eames 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.

Four legged ash or maple base with black metal cross struts. Select from golden maple, black maple, dark maple or honey-toned ash finishes for legs. 

Seat in polypropylene available in a range of colours.

Optional seat upholstery in Hopsak fabric. May be ordered with seat upholstered only or shell fully upholstered. Fully upholstered chairs come with a choice of white or black piping. Use the Vitra configurator to explore upholstery colours and options.

All chairs come with black glides for carpet as standard. Please enquire for other options.

Eames DAW stands for Eames Dining height Armchair Wooden 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.

*Purchase six Eames Fiberglass Side Chairs or Eames Plastic Side or Armchairs (in any combination) for your dining room between 1 November 2019 and 31 January 2020 and receive one Eames Plastic Armchair LAR as a free gift (un-upholstered in any colour).

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Eames DAW armchair


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Hopsack fabric

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Made-to-order: 6-8 weeks

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Furniture orders over £1500 free for Mainland UK.

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