Vitra Eames DAR plastic upholstered chair
The original dates back to 1950, but this is a new take on a classic - the Vitra Eames DAR plastic upholstered chair.
It's still essentially the same Charles and Ray Eames classic, complete with chrome 'Eiffel Tower' leg base and of course, a polypropylene shell (replacing the original fibreglass for ecological reasons). It was the first industrially manufactured plastic chair and is still one of the best.
But in 2010, to add versatility, Vitra has introduced an upholstered version, throwing in a choice of inner Hopsak lining for comfort, which gives it an added use as a stylish lounge chair.Many colours available for the finish, with prices around the £474.30 mark.
Find out more at the Utility Design website
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