Vitra La Chaise Lounge Chair 1948 Eames Design. Charles and Ray Eames La Chaise sculptural lounge chair by Vitra. La Chaise: New official authorized version by the Eames estate, produced by Vitra germany. Designed in 1948 by Charles and Ray Eames and inspired on a sculpture by Gaston Lachaise. This chair is one of the classics in the history of furniture. The La Chaise is one of Charles and Ray Eames earliest furniture designs. The aesthetic quality of this dynamic looking chair, will never loose any of its freshness and inviting comfort over the years.
La Chaise fits well in the domestic setting but can also be used in waiting areas or corporate environments.
Two fibreglass shells, fixed together and painted white. Chrome-plated tubular steel frame, natural solid oak crossed-shape base.
Inspired by the 'Floating Figure' sculpture created by Gaston Lachaise, Charles and Ray Eames designed La Chaise as a lounge chair for a competition at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. This voluminous lounge piece has a captivating elegance and allows a wide range of sitting and reclining positions. La Chaise has long since established itself as an icon of organic design.