Eames Plastic Chairs introduced a new furniture typology that has since become widespread: The multifunctional chair whose shell can be combined with a variety of different bases.
As early as 1950, Charles and Ray presented a series of bases that enabled various sitting positions. An especially striking model is the DAR, with the so-called Eiffel Tower base. Its an intricate and graceful design made of steel wire that inimitably combines light, elegant forms with structural strength.
Today, Vitra and Herman Miller manufacture the Eames Plastic Side Chairs and Eames Plastic Armchairs in polypropylene, and offer a multitude of bases, shell colors, and upholstery options.
The chairs can be used in numerous settings, such as dining rooms, living rooms, office spaces, cafés, waiting areas, auditoriums, terraces, and gardens.