Eames Plastic Armchair DAW
This chair was designed in 1948 and first presented at the New York Museum of Modern Art competition "Low-Cost Furniture Design". The comfortable seat shell, made of fibreglass-reinforced plastic, was combined with a variety of bases. It was the first plastic chair to be mass-produced. Seat shell made of solid-coloured polypropylene. Optionally with cushions in five different colours. Seat cover made of removable and washable knitted fabric. Various designs for bases.
DAW: Wooden base made of stained and varnished maple, with steel rod cross-struts in basic dark.
These models are also produced by Hermann Miller, USA
Year of design: 1948