* Iconic mid century modern design
* Soothing, futuristic beauty of molded form
* Affordable, quality contemporary replicas
The Eames Chair is maybe one of the most iconic and instantly-recognizable mid-century modern forms. The work of design pioneers Charles and Ray Eames, famous for their futuristic, beautiful molded plywood, steel, fiberglass and resin work, the Eames chair is maybe one of the most enduring modern day symbols of taste. As such, the originals are wildly expensive.
Here are 5 affordable office and lounge chairs inspired by the Eames chair that don’t look like cheap knockoffs.
1. DHP Molded Chair
This molded mid-century modern chair gives you a classy mid century modern vibe, along with high quality construction and plenty of attention-to-detail.
2. Poly and Bark Molded Chair
This chair carries on the wonderful molded modern look and features high-tech, durable materials.
3. Poly and Bark Rocker
While it may seem like this idea is “off its rocker,” it’s actually a very comfortable lounge chair, with the added bonus of looking like a fancy cross-country skier.
4. Transparent Molded Plastic Chair
The see-through plastic chair is a ‘60s icon, and this iteration is an authentic and yet affordable version.