Description from Design Within Reach
Charles and Ray Eames realized their dream to create a single-shell form over 80 years ago by making their molded chairs of fiberglass. When the environmental risks of that material became known, the Eames Molded Shell Chair (1950) was changed to polypropylene, which is 100% recyclable and has a pleasant matte texture. In 2013, Herman Miller safely brought back the fiberglass shell thanks to a new proprietary production process. Today’s fiberglass chair is made of 99% recyclable materials and covered by Herman Miller’s take-back program for environmentally sound recycling. Plus, it’s true to the original with its beloved variegated surface. Also making its debut in 2013 was the stunning Eames Molded Wood Chair, a longtime dream of the Eameses finally made possible by today’s revolutionary 3-D molding technology. The result is an elegant yet strong and durable beautiful wood shell. The collection was expanded again in 2015 to include a counter stool and barstool. Each provides just the right amount of give, with a deep seat pocket and waterfall seat edge to reduce pressure on the backs of thighs. The Molded Shell Chair is a celebration of the Eameses’ fascination with emerging materials. “The chair that Charles and Ray were designing,” says grandson Eames Demetrios, “is the chair that’s made tomorrow.” This is an authentic Eames Stool by Herman Miller. Made in U.S.A.
Providing just the right amount of give, this authentic Eames Molded Shell Stool has a deep seat pocket and waterfall seat edge to reduce pressure on the backs of thighs. The Plastic Stool is crafted of 100% recyclable polypropylene, and has a pleasant matte texture. The Fiberglass Stool is made of 99% recyclable materials, has an iconic variegated surface – true to the original 1950 design – and is covered by Herman Miller’s take-back program for environmentally sound recycling. The Wood Stool was made possible by revolutionary 3-D molding technology, resulting in an elegant yet strong and durable beautiful wood shell.
- This is an authentic Herman Miller Eames Molded Shell Stool.
- A simple, beautiful, classic form that looks great in any setting.
- Eco-fiberglass shell.
- Comfortable waterfall seat edge reduces pressure on thighs.
- Comes with authenticity certificate.
- Made in U.S.A.
Eco-Friendly Description: Indoor Advantage Gold Certified – Indoor Advantage Gold certification is SCS Global Services’ highest level of indoor air quality performance for furniture. The certification assures that furniture products support a healthy indoor environment by meeting strict chemical emission limits for volatile organic compounds (VOCs).