Originally developed as an outdoor chair for the Eero Saarinen and Alexander Girard-designed home of industrialist J. Irwin Miller, the Eames Aluminium Group offers maximum comfort with a minimal profile.
Newly updated versions of the lounge chair, side chair, and ottoman with a range of highly durable finish options including Outdoor Weave fabric, the Aluminium Group Lounge Chair, Side Chair, and Ottoman are once again ready to go back to their roots—outdoors.
The assembly of the Eames Aluminium Group Outdoor is as crucial an element of its design as how it feels to sit in. The Eameses not only designed each element of the chairs and ottoman, but also the process by which they are crafted. We do it the same way today as it was done in 1958.
A continuous piece of Outdoor Weave is fed between the aluminium ribs which are then turned inside out and attached to the cross members. Because of this process, the chair offers considerable comfort and support without any of the bulk or weight of a traditional upholstered chair. The fabric itself becomes the seat, with a firm, flexible "sitting pocket" that conforms subtly to the body's shape.
With one-piece, curved aluminium side ribs and a die-cast aluminium base, the chair is strong, yet lightweight and easy to move (thanks to the upper cross member that doubles as a handle).
Available with or without arms, the Eames Aluminium Group Side Chair Outdoor is suitable for any location where a dining-height chair is called for and naturally complements our range of Eames Tables Outdoor.
The Eames Aluminium Group Lounge Chair Outdoor pairs perfectly with the matching Eames Aluminium Group Ottoman, or you can cluster multiple chairs around a low table for an informal sitting area.