Eames For Herman Miller Vintage Compact Folding Sofa


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Herman Miller

Charles and Ray Eames

Charles and Ray married in 1941 and moved to California where they continued their furniture design work with molding plywood. During the war they were commissioned by the Navy to produce molded plywood splints, stretchers and experimental glider shells. In 1946, Evans Products began producing the Eameses` molded plywood furniture. Their molded plywood chair was called “the chair of the century” by the influential architectural critic Esther McCoy. Soon production was taken over by Herman Miller, Inc ., who continues to produce the furniture in the United States to this day. Another company, Vitra International , manufactures the furniture in Europe. The Eameses continued to create new furniture designs into the 1970s.

Examples include the molded plastic or fiberglass chairs from the early 1950s and the famous Lounge Chair and Ottoman from 1956. Sturdy, comfortable and elegant office furniture was created in the 1960s, as well as seating designed for Dulles and O`Hare Airports. This Tandem Sling Seating is still in use in airports around the world today.


Eames for Herman Miller Vintage Compact Folding Sofa
The Eames sofa compact works where bulkier sofas don’t. The clean profile and crisp, light scale evolved from a built-in sofa that Charles and Ray Eames designed for the living room of their Pacific Palisades home.
Unusual high back sofa offers visual comfort as well as sitting comfort with the rare chance to lean ones head back as if on a recliner or sprawl out as one would on a sofa.

This sofa seats three

Featuring a folding system

Back made of two horizontal foam pads

Seat cushion support is fabric-

2 1/2-inch-thick molded urethane foam, upholstered in original orange vinyl

Durable Steel frame and legs on stainless steel glides

Trim compact profile makes it ideal for office, home or any interior where space is tight and elegance is required.

 Impact and seating space in a sleek, slender, minimalist piece
of classic mid-century furniture.



71″ W x 37″ D x 35″ H

Good Vintage Condition
Age Appropriate Wear


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