Charles and Ray Eames' 1958 Aluminum Chairs

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Charles and Ray Eames' 1958 Aluminum Chairs

May 30, 2012
10:46am

An outdoor desk chair?  In fact, Charles and Ray Eames’ 1958 aluminums chairs, now so ingrained in office culture, were designed for patios, moving inside only after the seat fabric they tested failed to stand up to weather. With advances in synthetics, Herman Miller is reintroducing the chairs for outside living—and, yes, working. “Mobile technology is changing where and how we work,” says Herman Miller spokesman Mark Schurman.

Charles and Ray Eames' classic office chairs, reimagined as outdoor furniture are available through Herman Miller

This article was first published in Garden Design May 2012