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Eames ESU Shelf, 1949

Designed by Charles & Ray Eames
Manufactured by Vitra
Product code: VIT-21300601


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Eames ESU Shelf by Charles & Ray Eames for Vitra.

In 1949, Charles and Ray Eames developed a new system of free-standing multifunctional shelves which - similar to the Eames House that dates from the same time - were constructed strictly in keeping with the principles of industrial mass production: the Eames Storage Units (ESU).

Black powder coated metal surfaces, maple plywood shelves with clear lacquered birch veneer. Lacquered screens in Pale blue, Rusty orange, Eames red, Fawn and Mauve grey. Feet can be levelled individually.

Available in 4 sizes. Please refer to 'product downloads' for further information.

ESU 1: 179.5w x 42d x 50.5cmh
ESU 2: 179.5w x 42d x 82cmh
ESU 3: 179.5w x 42d x 117.5cmh
ESU 4: 179.5w x 42d x 148cmh

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 ESU Shelf


Vitra ESU specification sheet

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Made to order: 8-10 weeks

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Furniture orders over £1500 free for Mainland UK.

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