Charles Eames & Eero Saarinen, 1940
Charles Eames and Eero Saarinen created the Organic Chair in 1940 as part of their entry for 'Organic Design in Home Furnishings', a competition organised by the Museum of Modern Art in New York. The small reading chair offers superb comfort, thanks to its comfortably upholstered, biomorphically shaped seat shell, and is also available in a version with a higher backrest: Organic Highback.
Seat shell: laminated.
Upholstery: polyurethane foam with fabric cover.
Legs: black ash or natural oak (both from Western Europe, Poland).
Glides: fitted with plastic glides for carpet, felt glides for hard floors additionally included.