Charles and Ray Eames Furniture

Charles Eames and Ray Eames (USA, 1907-1978; 1912-1988)

Charles Eames and Ray Eames were the embodiment of the inventiveness, energy and optimism at the heart of mid-century modern American design, and have been recognized as the most influential designers of the 20th century.

     As furniture designers, filmmakers, artists, textile and graphic designers and even toy and puzzle makers, the Eameses were a visionary and effective force for the notion that design should be an agent of positive change. They are the happy, ever-curious, ever-adventurous faces of modernism.

     Charles studied architecture and industrial design. Ray (née Beatrice Alexandra Kaiser) was an artist, who studied under the abstract expressionist Hans Hofmann. They met in 1940 at the Cranbrook Academy of Art in suburban Detroit (where Charles also met his frequent collaborator Eero Saarinen and the artist and designer Harry Bertoia) and married the next year.

     His technical skills and her artistic flair were wonderfully complementary. They moved to Los Angeles in 1941, where Charles worked on set design for MGM. In the evenings at their apartment, they experimented with molded plywood using a handmade heat-and-pressurization device they called the “Kazam!” machine. The next year, they won a contract from the U.S. Navy for lightweight plywood leg splints for wounded servicemen — they are coveted collectibles today; more so those that Ray used to make sculptures.

     The Navy contract allowed Charles to open a professional studio, and the attention-grabbing plywood furniture the firm produced prompted George Nelson, the director of design of the furniture-maker Herman Miller Inc., to enlist Charles and (by association, if not by contract) Ray in 1946. Some of the first Eames items to emerge from Herman Miller are now classics: the “LCW,” or Lounge Chair Wood, and the “DCM,” or Dining Chair Metal, supported by tubular steel.

     The Eameses eagerly embraced new technology and materials, and one of their peculiar talents was to imbue their supremely modern design with references to folk traditions. Their “Wire Chair” group of the 1950s, for example, was inspired by basket weaving techniques. The populist notion of “good design for all” drove their “Molded Fiberglass” chair series that same decade, and also produced the organic-form, ever-delightful “La Chaise.” In 1956 the “Lounge Chair” and ottoman appeared — the supremely comfortable plywood-base-and-leather-upholstery creation that will likely live in homes as long as there are people with good taste and sense.

     Charles Eames once said, “The role of the designer is that of a very good, thoughtful host anticipating the needs of his guests.” For very good collectors and thoughtful interior designers, a piece of design by the Eameses, the closer produced to original conception the better, is almost de rigueur — for its beauty and comfort, and not least as a tribute to the creative legacy and enduring influence of Charles and Ray Eames.

Rare Eames Zenith Rope Edge RAR Rocker in Seafoam Green
Rare Eames Zenith Rope Edge RAR Rocker in Seafo...
Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller, Zenith
Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Rocking Chairs
Iron, Fiberglass, Wood
Rope edge Eames RAR rocker in extremely rare sea-foam green from the first or second year of production. In as found condition with no repairs. No cracks. Minor staining to shell sea...
Charles and Ray Eames RAR Rocking Chair
Charles and Ray Eames RAR Rocking Chair
Charles and Ray Eames
Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Rocking Chairs
Steel, Fiberglass, Birch
Gorgeous iconic salmon-orange fiberglass molded plastic rocking chair with black enamel base and birch rocking struts, circa 1960s. Second generation Charles and Ray Eames RAR rocker...
Early Salmon color Charles and Ray Eames Arm Shell Chair, 2nd generation X base
Early Salmon color Charles and Ray Eames Arm Sh...
Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Armchairs
Iron, Fiberglass
Early Salmon color Charles and Ray Eames Arm Shell Chair, 2nd generation. X base. Amazing condition, retains clean, crisp gel coat, large domes of silence shock mounts and solid iron...
Early 2nd Generation X Base Translucent Arm Shell Lounge Chair by Charles Eames
Early 2nd Generation X Base Translucent Arm She...
Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs
Aluminum, Fiberglass
Early 2nd generation X base translucent arm shell lounge chair by Charles Eames for Herman Miller. Amazing condition, featuring low aluminum X base, large domes of silence shock moun...
Eames Soft Pad Lounge Chairs by Herman Miller
Eames Soft Pad Lounge Chairs by Herman Miller
Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs
Aluminum, Leather
A beautiful pair of soft pad lounge chairs by Charles and Ray Eames in rich burgundy leather. The soft pad group grew out of the aluminum group design which the Eames' designed for A...
Eames Herman Miller Orange Fiberglass Dowel Chair
Eames Herman Miller Orange Fiberglass Dowel Chair
Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Chairs
Fiberglass, Maple
A vintage Mid-Century Modern DFSW shell chair designed by Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller, dating from the late 1950s. The dining or side chair features an orange fiberglass ...
Charles Eames for Herman Miller LCW

Charles Eames for Herman Miller LCW

By Charles and Ray Eames
Charles Eames for Herman Miller LCW
Charles and Ray Eames
20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Side Chairs
Charles Eames for Herman Miller LCW. In all original condition. Labeled with 5/2/4 screw configuration.
Pair of Teak Eames LCM Lounge Chairs by Herman Miller
Pair of Teak Eames LCM Lounge Chairs by Herman ...
Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs
Steel, Teak, Plywood
The LCM is our personal favorite of the Eames' plywood chair designs. The metal frame gives an overall visual lightness and makes the wood seat and back appear to float. It combines ...
Pair of Charles Eames for Herman Miller LTR Tables
Pair of Charles Eames for Herman Miller LTR Tables
Charles and Ray Eames
Vintage 1950s American Side Tables
Steel, Zinc
Set of two vintage LTR tables by Charles Eames, 1950s production with laminated birch tops and zinc-plated steel bases. Only two available, priced per table, other two sold.
Eames Aluminium Group Side Table for Herman Miller
Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Vintage 1950s North American Mid-Century Modern Side Tables
Aluminum, Wood
Charles and Ray Eames Aluminium Group design rolling side or occasional table with casters for Herman Miller.
Eames Soft Pad Chair in Light Gray Leather on W...
Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
20th Century American Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs
Aluminum, Leather
Charles and Ray Eames low back soft pad office or desk chair in light gray leather with adjustable seat.

Early Herman Miller Red DCM

By Charles and Ray Eames
Early Herman Miller Red DCM
Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Chairs
Birch, Rubber, Steel
Early Herman Miller red DCM chair. Original black frame, mounts, glides and label. Excellent condition. Vibrant rich red aniline dye and lively birch grains. Mounts have not hardened.
Herman Miller Eames Rosewood DCM Chair
Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs
Nylon, Rosewood, Rubber, Steel
Herman Miller Eames rosewood DCM. Rich color and grains. Frame in excellent condition with no rust. Back mounts were replaced. No veneer damage.

Early Eames Evans LCW Lounge Chair

By Charles and Ray Eames
Early Eames Evans LCW Lounge Chair
Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller, Evans Products Company
Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Chairs
Birch
Early Eames LCW manufactured by Evans Products in the 1940s. Rare red version of the iconic chair. Chair is structurally sound and in great shape given age. Shock mounts reglued at s...
Eames Slunk Skin-Upholstered DCM Dining Chair
Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs
Animal Skin, Plywood, Steel
An early DCM dining chair, designed by Charles and Ray Eames and manufactured by Herman Miller, circa 1948. This chair is especially rare, made of ash plywood and steel with original...
Set of Four Eames for Herman Miller Aluminium G...
Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
2010s American Modern Side Chairs
Most people don't know that the iconic Eames aluminium group chair made by Herman Miller are now also made in a powder-coat finish with indoor or outdoor mesh fabric. These set of fo...
Midcentury Eames ESU 400 for Herman Miller
Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller, Charles & Ray Eames
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Cabinets
Steel, Chrome, Birch, Masonite
For your consideration is this Charles and Ray Eames designed ESU 400 for Herman Miller. This is the rarest 1st series ESU (Eames Storage Unit) A versatile case piece that makes a wo...
1990s Leather Soft Pad Desk Chair by Herman Miller
Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
1990s American Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs
Aluminum, Leather, Plastic
1990s Aluminium Group soft pad desk chair by Herman Miller. Arm H 24.5".
Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller, DCM Co...
Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Vintage 1980s American Mid-Century Modern Chairs
Metal
A classic DCM chair designed by Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller. The chair is upholstered in black and white cowhide with black leather trim, a steel body and black feet. Ch...
Ray and Charles Eames for Herman Miller Modern ...
Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Tables
Aluminum, Laminate, Wood
Herman Miller laminates top conference or dining table with a segmented aluminum base designed by Ray and Charles Eames. Classic, minimal midcentury design. Small scratches to top...
Early Charles & Ray Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman
Charles and Ray Eames
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs
Leather, Walnut
Early Herman Miller Eames 670/671 lounge and ottoman in walnut, 1958. Original very good condition. Original leather is in very nice condition as well. Ottoman measures 26 inches...
Mid-Century Eames LAX Lounge Armchair in Rarest...
Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller, Charles & Ray Eames
Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs
Metal
Mid-Century Eames LAX lounge armchair in rarest purple color The rarest color known. In fact only 25 chairs in this color have been documented and most are in private collections....
Midcentury Eames Lounge Chair for Herman Miller...
Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs
Aluminum, Leather, Chrome
Eames designed chairs for New York's Time-Life Building in the late 1950s. These examples are from the late 1990s. Different then the aluminum group or soft pad chairs, this chair is...

Eames Evans DCW Chair

By Charles and Ray Eames
Eames Evans DCW Chair
Charles and Ray Eames
Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Chairs
Metal
First production DCW chair produced by Evans. Makes a wonderful desk, side, or dining chair. This predates Herman Miller and is in original condition. Tagged with the early Evans Pro...
Herman Miller Eames Wenge Wood Veneer DCM
Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Vintage 1980s American Mid-Century Modern Chairs
Nylon, Rubber, Steel, Wenge
Extremely rare combination of wenge wood veneer and dark eggplant frame. No veneer chips. Chair is like new. I have never seen another like it. Collector's item. Maintains black meda...
Four Herman Miller Eames Elephant Grey Dining C...
Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Chairs
Steel, Fiberglass, Walnut
Four Herman Miller Eames vintage fiberglass dining chairs in elephant grey. All shells in great vintage condition. New modern conscience walnut dowel bases.
Rare Herman Miller Eames IT-1 Incidental Table
Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Tables
Birch, Steel
Rare Herman Miller Eames IT-1 Incidental folding table. Birch top. Very good condition from early 1950s with original label. Normal wear commensurate with age and use.

Navy Blue Herman Miller Eames RAR

By Charles and Ray Eames
Navy Blue Herman Miller Eames RAR
Charles and Ray Eames
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Chairs
Birch, Fiberglass, Steel
Navy blue Herman Miller Eames rocker on new base. Chair dates to late 1950s. Excellent condition with no fading or cracks. Normal wear from age and use. Base available in chrome as w...
Herman Miller Eames Elephant Grey Desk Chair
Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Chairs
Aluminum, Fiberglass
Vintage Herman Miller Eames elephant grey swivel desk chair. Adjustable height base. No fading or damage. In excellent vintage condition. Pair available.
Custom Restored Tandem Sling by Eames for Herma...
Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Sofas
Aluminum, Leather
Ray and Charles Eames were commissioned to design the perfect utilitarian seating for the first international airports in 1962. Created for comfort and convenience, this sling chair,...
Charles & Ray Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman fo...
Charles Eames, Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs
Leather, Walnut
This example of the Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller lounge chair and ottoman (models 670 and 671) is the "classic" black leather and walnut versions produced in the 1980s. Th...
Charles & Ray Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman 67...
Charles and Ray Eames, Vitra
Early 2000s English Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs
Leather, Ash
Original Charles & Ray Eames 670 lounge chair and matching 671 Ottoman in black ash with contrasting nero black leather produced by Vitra in 2008, both the chair and ottoman are offe...

Early Eames 'ESU' Desk

By Charles and Ray Eames
Early Eames 'ESU' Desk
Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Desks
Early Eames 'ESU' desk. Retains original label.
Early DCW Chair by Charles and Ray Eames
Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs
Early DCW Chair by Charles and Ray Eames. Chair has the early 5/2/5 screw configuration and is in all original condition.
Rare Early Custom Eames Screen by Charles & Ray...
Charles Eames, Charles and Ray Eames, Charles & Ray Eames
Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Screens and Room Dividers
Ash, Birch, Oak, Cotton Canvas
We're fairly certain this was a custom order or a salesman sample. This screen is very early, canvas hinges. These were always made in two heights 36" for the small and 68" for the ...
Eames for Herman Miller Fiberglass Shell DAT-1 ...
Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs
Fiberglass
An early, vintage Mid-Century Modern tilting and rolling desk chair with aluminum contract base, designed by Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller, dating from the 1950s. The chair...

Herman Miller Eames Royal Blue DAX

By Charles and Ray Eames
Herman Miller Eames Royal Blue DAX
Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Chairs
Fiberglass, Rubber, Steel
Herman Miller Eames royal blue fiberglass armchair. DAX model. Original base, shock mounts and screws. Normal wear for a chair of this age. No holes. Rare waffling pattern on back pa...
1950s Herman Miller Eames DCM Dining Chair
Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Chairs
Steel, Wood
Herman Miller Eames DCM dining chair. This second generation chair was made between 1954 and 1957. The chair is in fair condition: there are scratches to the seat, some minor veneer ...
Herman Miller Eames Parchment RAR Rocking Chair
Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Chairs
Steel, Fiberglass, Wood
Herman Miller Eames fiberglass rocking chair in parchment. New base. Shell in excellent condition. Base in perfect condition.
Herman Miller Eames Elephant Hide Grey DSR Chair
Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Chairs
Fiberglass, Rubber, Steel
Herman Miller Eames DSR fiberglass chair on Eiffel base in elephant hide grey. Chair dates to 1961. Base has excellent patina and new glides. No structural issues. Original shock mou...
"670" Lounge Chair and Ottoman in Rosewood with...
Charles and Ray Eames
Vintage 1970s American Lounge Chairs
Leather, Rosewood
"670" lounge chair and ottoman in rosewood with aubergine leather upholstery. Designed by Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller, USA, 1958.
Four Herman Miller Eames Dkx-2 Bikini Chairs
Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs
Steel, Naugahyde
Four Herman Miller Eames DKX-2 bikini chairs. In excellent original condition with normal wear. All pads original. All glides and screws present. Also available with matching origina...
Eames Herman Miller Raw Umber Fiberglass Chair
Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Chairs
Fiberglass, Rubber, Steel
Rare color Raw Umber Herman Miller Eames fiberglass side chair. DSX model. Black base. Shell is in very good vintage condition. Normal edge wear from use but no cracks, gouges, dings...
Set of Six Charles and Ray Eames DCW Oak Dining...
Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs
Rubber, Oak
Iconic DCW Eames dining chairs in oak plywood. Chairs have been in storage for over 30 years so there is very little wear to them. Herman Miller metal tags on four of the six. Chairs...
Eames SAX Armchair by Zenith Plastics for Herma...
Charles and Ray Eames
Vintage 1950s Mid-Century Modern Armchairs
Faded green patina color gives this chair a grey color with solid X bases of an intermediate height with "domes of silence" foot glides. They have rope edge design, large shock mount...
Herman Miller Rosewood Lounge and Ottoman by Ch...
Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs
Metal
An incredible, all original 1960s Herman Miller, Eames 670 and 671 with beautiful wood grain and leather condition. This chair is in wonderful condition for its age. No wood chipping...
Early Herman Miller Fiberglass Eames Shell Armc...
Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Armchairs
Fiberglass
Iconic design by Ray and Charles Eames, these second generation parchment colored shell chairs have large shock mounts and original black X bases. These earlier production pieces wer...
Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman, Early Rosewood,...
Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs
Aluminum, Leather, Rubber, Rosewood
Charles and Ray Eames Brazilian rosewood Lounge chair with ottoman and new white leather cushions from Herman Miller. Signed with the early round white medallion. This set is the bes...
Large Ash Original Folding Screen or Divider by...
Charles and Ray Eames, Vitra
Vintage 1940s German Mid-Century Modern Screens and Room Dividers
Canvas, Ash
Large ash and canvas folding screen or divider manufactured by Vitra Germany. Designed by Charles and Ray Eames in 1946. The stunning curves in each of the steam-bent panels allow ...
Four Rare Herman Miller Eames Dining Chairs in ...
Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs
Fiberglass
Four rare Herman Miller Eames dining chairs in Robin’s egg blue.
Charles and Ray Eames Pair of 'DAX' Chairs
Charles and Ray Eames
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Chairs
Steel, Plastic, Fiberglass
Charles and Ray Eames Pair of 'DAX' chairs The DAX chairs were designed by Charles and Ray Eames and was manufactured in the United States by Herman Miller in 1955. It is made fr...
Single Eames Aluminium Group Chair by Vitra, 1980s
Charles and Ray Eames, Jean-Pierre Vitrac
Late 20th Century American Chairs
Aluminum, Chrome
Single Eames aluminium group chair by Vitra, 1980s.
Eight Multicolored Herman Miller Eames Dining C...
Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Chairs
Fiberglass, Walnut
Eight Herman Miller Eames dining chairs in assortment of colors. The bases are new and made in the USA by Modern conscience. Walnut legs, also available in maple. Fiberglass shells f...
Eight Herman Miller Eames Dining Chairs
Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Chairs
Fiberglass, Walnut
Eight Herman Miller Eames dining chairs in red orange. New dowel bases in walnut.

Rare Eames Folding Screen FSW-8

By Charles and Ray Eames
Rare Eames Folding Screen FSW-8
Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Screens and Room Dividers
Canvas, Birch, Plywood
Birch plywood and canvas eight-panel folding screen by Charles and Ray Eames, manufactured in 1946 by Herman Miller. This screen was made in six-, eight- and ten-panel versions, with...
Charles Eames EC-178 Shell Chair for Herman Miller
Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs
Fabric, Fiberglass
Vintage shell chair with original blue fabric in great shape.
Impeccable Molded Swiveling Armchair by Charles...
Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs
Steel, Upholstery, Fiberglass
Impeccable molded swiveling armchair by Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller. Contractor base model.
Impeccable Three-Door Eames Storage Unit for He...
Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Sideboards
Steel, Laminate, Plywood
Impeccable three-door Eames storage unit for Herman Miller.
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