Orange And Blue Herman Miller Original Vintage Eames DSW Side Shell Chair
A gorgeous combination, this lavishly upholstered orange and blue check original Eames Herman Miller white side shell chair on a used, new, light oak DSW base. This is finished in an updated Alexander Girard designed fabric which works effortlessly with the fibrous finish of the side shell itself.
The upholstered versions of the Eames shells were designed with the help of the Eames’s great personal friend Alexander Girard, who became the head of textiles at Herman Miller and introduced the Eames’s to Herman Miller. Girard was meticulous when it came to his work, producing many various textile designs which were also used as wallpaper.
Herman Miller faithfully reintroduced the fiberglass shell and with it maintained the upholstered options for them. The options available are still numerous, available in various fabrics in various colours.
This is a great example of a classic piece. This particular piece is a great re-condition piece with no cuts, tears, cracks or dents.
The ‘S’ inside the circle indicates this shell originates from Herman Miller’s Summit Plastic’s factory.
An Eames shells is a coveted piece. A simultaneous artistic piece whilst being an ergonomic design has helped maintain their interest. Of course, factors such as age, condition and even colour can affect how much interest these pieces gain with original Zenith pieces commanding a respectable price. A rather novel version such as this should prove to be a reasonable investment piece with its gorgeous looking fabric finish.