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Organic Chair

Organic Chair

Regular price RM11,970.00 MYR
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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.


Made in: Germany

Material Description

  • Seat shell: laminated.
  • Upholstery: polyurethane foam with fabric cover.
  • Legs: black ash or natural oak.
  • Glides: fitted with plastic glides for carpet, felt glides for hard floors additionally included.
  • Origin of wood: oak (Quercus robur) and ash (Fraxinus excelsior) from Western Europe and/or Poland.


Vitra Organic Chair | Charles Eames & Eero Saarinen, 1940 - Cimmermann


Charles Eames & Eero Saarinen, 1940

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Eero Saarinen together with Charles Eames developed the first designs for furniture made from moulded plywood. In 1940, they submitted the Organic Chair as a joint entry to the “Organic Design in Home Furnishings” competition held by the Museum of Modern Art in New York.


Vitra is much more than a brand but rather a staple of design. Established in 1950 in Birsfelden, Switzerland, the brand has left its mark on design history through its transcending path. Starting as a furniture producer, it paved its way to manufacturing and ultimately became the powerhouse design institution we see today.

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