Design Charles & Ray Eames, 1948. Fiberglass, steel supports, oak base. Made in Germany by Vitra.
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.