Classic Lounge Chair to be Discontinued! Hurry!
Posted by Manhattan Home Design on Nov 15th 2018
As you might
already know, the Eames lounge chair is a very coveted object in today’s
market. Anyone who knows something about home design has wanted to own one or
at least sit on one for a brief period of time. It can’t be helped, it’s too
appealing, but how does it come to life?
The process of
making an Eames lounge chair hasn’t changed much since its inception. The chair
has been in production for more than 50 years now, and manufacturing is still
completely done by hand, with the exception of industrialized processes to
carve out the woods and fabrics.
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usually scanned beforehand to check for irregularities on the material, the
kind that would probably make someone return to chair to the dealer. The
veneers also undergo this process before going into the factory, which
guarantees outstanding quality in every part of the lounger.
Once they pass
the test, the cushions are hand sewn by professionals. Every cushion case,
including the armrests, is created this way. Manufacturers follow specific
instructions and measurements to make them all equally perfect and
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the cushions with high-density foam upholstery and putting the plywood veneers
through a cutting and folding machine, the chair is finally ready for its last
assembly. This is also done by hand, and when the process is over, it’s time to
install the shock mounts.
timeless genius of Ray and Charles Eames
clever inventions are part of the Eameses original design. They hold the chair
together but also provide it with its particular reclining angle and
functionality. They’re usually made of rubber, but great-quality shock mounts
are better when they’re crafted from silicon.
The shock mounts
are tested thoroughly, since they are probably the most important part of the
lounger (its literal backbone), and once they’re approved the assembled pieces
go into a big box to be delivered or become assembled on site for custom-order