The DKR Wire Chair by Vitra was created in 1951 when Charles and Ray Eames, inspired by the work of Buckminster Fuller, decided to create a light and durable chair using as few materials as possible.
The most functional solution turned out to be a square cross structure in steel wire. Thanks to its airy and ergonomic shape and the classic Eiffel base, Wire Chair DKR will bring a fresh, graphic touch to all types of interiors year after year.
According to the designer Charles Eames, the use of steel was a "next" step, given the various steel products that came on the market at the time.
In 1957, the Vitra label obtained the exclusive rights to produce the Eames designs for the European market, and the brand has reinvented and varied some of the most popular products from the archives of the husband-and-wife Eames design team. .
Including Wire Chair DKR, a reinvention of the famous Eames chair. In this version, the standout piece has a meshed, powder-coated steel wire seat for a look that is highly stylish due to its almost cold, industrial utility.
Colour: sky blue
Dimensions: Width 49 cm Depth 51 cm Height 85 cm Seat height 43 cm
Material: Powder coated steel wire
Suitable for outdoor use.
The chair comes standard with felt glides for a hard floor. Do you prefer glides for a carpet? Please mention this in your order under remark.
Notes: The powder-coated chair is also suitable for outdoor use.
Warranty: 10 years (product must be registered on the manufacturer's website within 3 months of purchase date)
Ray and Charles Eames were an American designer couple whose name is known to anyone with an interest in modern design. Charles Eames was born in 1907 in St. Louis, Missouri. He studied architecture at the University of Washington and, at the invitation of the Finnish architect Eliel Saarinen, continued his studies at the Cranbrook Academy of Arts, Michigan in 1940. There he met Eero Saarinen, with whom he entered a competition called " Organic Design in Home Decor" organized by MoMA in New York. Eames and Saarinen won the competition using a plywood molding technique originally developed by Alvar Aalto. In Cranbrook, Charles Eames also met her future wife Ray, and the couple married in 1941.
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