How much is an original Eames chair worth?

Vintage and new production loungers often sell in the same price range of between $5,000 and $6,500, depending on the materials. Vintage examples hold their value well, as does Eames furniture in general. Copies of the Eames lounger, however, usually sell between $1,200 and $1,500, and far less when used.

Is the Eames lounge chair worth it?

That’s because it’s so comfortable and supportive. This is the ultimate lounge chair, better than any recliner you’ve tried and more beautiful to boot, and the soft rich leather combined with the precise padding and gently curved wood make for a truly restful sitting experience.

How big is the Vitra Eames lounge chair?


Height 89cm
Width 84cm
Depth 85 – 92cm
Seat H 38cm
Arm H 48cm

Are Eames chairs still made?

The Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman is still manufactured today by our partners Herman Miller and Vitra. You can also find it at the Eames Shop.

Do Eames chairs recline?

Slight Angle – the legs have a slight angle. They are not flat and do not angle up steeply. Swivels- the chair should be able to swivel a full 360°. Does Not Recline – knock-offs will often have a mechanism for reclining but authentic Eames Lounge Chairs do not recline.

Why is the Eames chair so popular?

It is a show of craftsmanship that’s slimmer and more lightweight than a traditional club chair, and—many would argue—also more comfortable. The chair is comprised of three molded plywood shells consisting of multiple layers of plywood with a top veneer layer of striking wood grain.

Who designed the lounge chair?

Charles and Ray Eames
Eames Lounge Chair

Eames Lounge Chair and ottoman
Designer Charles and Ray Eames
Materials Plywood, leather
Style / tradition Modern
Sold by Herman Miller (United States)

What makes Herman Miller Aeron so good?

Like all of Herman Miller’s products, the Aeron places a strong emphasis on health. Everything from its shape to its build is designed to reduce strain, making it a great investment for people who sit for several hours a day.

When did Vitra add height to Eames chairs?

In 2016, Vitra added roughly 20 mm to the base height of the Eames Plastic Chairs DSX, DAX, DSR, DAR, DSW and DAW while adapting the seat geometry accordingly. These revisions, which are aesthetically almost imperceptible, increase the comfort of this classic chair design, especially in combination with contemporary tables.

Who are the manufacturers of Charles and Ray Eames furniture?

Vitra is the sole authorised manufacturer of Eames products for Europe and the Middle East. When you own an Eames product made by Vitra, you know it is an original. Furniture by Charles and Ray Eames has been a cornerstone of the Vitra Design Museum collection since its inception.

How did Charles and Ray Eames influence Vitra?

Charles and Ray Eames have had a profound and lasting influence on Vitra. It was the encounter with their work that spurred the company’s beginnings as a furniture manufacturer. Yet it is not just the products of Charles and Ray Eames that have left a mark on Vitra.

How much is a replica of a Vitra chair?

World Market has an excellent replica of the side chair with a dowel base for an amazing price of $99.98 for two chairs! Labeled as “America’s Favorite chair,” this chair is perhaps the most in-demand Eames piece and has been in continuous production ever since it was first introduced.