Vitra Eames RAR Rocking Chair, Mustard

Product information

The iconic Eames RAR armchair is now made from a moulded, recyclable polypropylene shell that's designed for every body shape. The shell is placed on a four-legged braced wire base with two wooden rockers, finished with clear varnish. The result is timeless style with a relaxing, smooth movement.

Every colour in our selection complements each other, so you can mix and match to suit your decor. The polypropylene shell is dyed through, so the colour will never fade.

Highly influential and endlessly imitated, husband and wife team Charles and Ray Eames revolutionised 20th Century furniture design. They combined their respective disciplines in architecture and modern art with low-cost yet durable materials to create perfectly balanced, functional furniture.

The Eames’ works have proved to be real ‘designs for life’: they’re iconic art pieces and objects of desire, yet utterly practical.

Originally made in fibreglass for the 1950 MOMA Low Cost Furniture design competition, the DSR was the first industrially-produced plastic chair.

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Assembly Required
Fully assembled
Brand
Vitra
Country of Origin
Germany
Dimensions
H78.5 x W51 x D55.5cm
Eligible for International Delivery
NO
Furniture Range
Vitra
Height of seat
33cm
Material
Polypropylene

Editor's Notes

Please note: Not all of our Furniture ranges are on display at every branch. Please phone your nearest branch to check before you visit.
 

Delivery

UK mainland delivery within 7 working days; may be longer for N Ireland, island and rural postcodes

Free

International delivery not available

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Q & As

Vitra Eames RAR Rocking Chair 4 5 2 2
Stunning Classic Chair Design I'm a big fan of this range of Eames chairs and this was our latest purchase to go in the nursery. My wife loves it too and it appears to be perfect for feeding. The quality is great and it is comfortable to sit in. It is low slung (as noted by another review#, so make sure you see one in person so you don't get a nasty surprise. However, I like the low seat as it fits in better with the rest of the nursery and feel more relaxed. I thought we would have to place this a fair distance from the wall to stop the back hitting when rocking, but in fact, the rocker legs protrude further than the back would when rocked backward, so a large space isn't really needed. I appreciate great design, but I can also see that this item is simply moulded plastic, some bent steel rods, 2 bits of wood and 8 bolts to hold it all together, so value wise, you are paying for the name #which is a good one), but even so, I feel I should knock one star off due to the price which seems disproportionately more than the regular Eames DSR chair. 11 April 2014
Smaller than I expected Before you buy check the dimensions of this chair as it was much smaller than I expected! However it is still a beautiful object and statement piece. Is really light too, easily moved around. Usual great service & fast delivery from John Lewis. No assembly required. 16 January 2012
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Product code :

81630102

Colour :

Mustard


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