The idea of this legendary plastic chair was born in 1948 for the contest << Low-Cost Furniture Design >> (low cost furniture design) organized by the Museum of Modern Art. In 1951, the use of fiberglass with organic forms revolutionized the furniture manufacture of the time and gave rise to the first plastic chair manufactured in series. Due to this, they discovered some characteristics that supposed a turnaround to the aesthetics and way of thinking of the time in the furniture industry: on the one hand moldable, rigid and resistant on the other, ideal for industrial manufacturing systems, a real find that has lasted over the years.
One of the reasons for its success is that the Plastic Chair are manufactured in a wide variety of colors for the housing, bases and different upholstery options. For indoor and outdoor, with or without arms, and with more than 60 years of life, this icon of Vitra adapts to all types of environments: dining rooms, offices, kitchens, living rooms, bars, restaurants, terraces and gardens. In short, make it an essential piece on any occasion
Charles and Ray Eames, which are among the most important American designers of this century, are best known for their innovative contribution to architecture, furniture design, industrial design and manufacturing, and photographic art. They developed a whole family of products, the Eames Plastic Group, which still today continues to serve as a model for a large number of designs.
Currently, the Swiss company Vitra manufactures exclusively for Europe the designs of the marriage. In Naharro furniture you can find all his creations.