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Eames DAX armchair, 1950

Designed by Charles & Ray Eames
Manufactured by Vitra
Product code: VIT-44033*


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Eames DAX 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.
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 tubular steel base, chromed or powder-coated in basic dark. Seat in polypropylene available in a range of colours.

Optional seat or front upholstery in Hopsak fabric (pdf of colours available to download in Product downloads). Front upholstered chairs offer black or white piping. Use the Vitra configurator to explore the range of colour combinations available.

Basic dark glides for hard floor or carpet. White glides also available, please enquire for details.

DAX = Dining Height Armchair X-Base

Please note new height for 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 DAX armchair


Plastic colours

(PDF, 376 kB)

Hopsak fabric

(PDF, 2 MB)


Made-to-order: 6-8 weeks

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Furniture orders over £1500 free for Mainland UK.

Non-Mainland UK and International options available in basket

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