Eames Plastic Armchair RAR

£505.00

Designed by Charles and Ray Eames
Manufactured by Vitra

Today the Plastic Chairs number among the most well-known designs by Charles and Ray Eames. One model has always stood out among the myriad combinations of organically shaped shells and various bases in this large family of chairs: the iconic RAR (Rocking Armchair Rod Base). The compact rocking chair mounted on wooden runners adds a self-assured accent to any environment.

Dimensions Height: 67 cm, Depth: 69 cm, Length: 62.5 cm. Materials: Dyed polypropylene seat shell, maple rockers, chrome-plated frame.

  • black
  • ice grey
  • mustard/green
  • poppy red
  • white
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Delivery

Made-to-order: 4-6 weeks.
Orders over £1000 free for Mainland UK.
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Story

'Getting the most of the best to the greatest number of people for the least': with these words, Charles and Ray Eames described one of their main goals as furniture designers. None of their other designs come as close to achieving this ideal as the Plastic Chairs. For years, the designer couple explored the fundamental idea of a one-piece seat shell moulded to fit the contours of the human body. After experiments with plywood and sheet aluminium in the 1940s produce unsatisfactory results, their search for alternative materials led them to glass-fibre reinforced polyester resin.