4 Budget-Friendly Alternatives to The Iconic Molded Eames Chair That Don’t Look Cheap

DHP mid century modern chairs
DHP mid century modern chairs

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* 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.

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2. Poly and Bark Molded Chair

This chair carries on the wonderful molded modern look and features high-tech, durable materials.

poly bark modern chair Image Courtesy of Amazon

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.

poly bark rocker Image Courtesy of Amazon

4. Transparent Molded Plastic Chair

The see-through plastic chair is a ‘60s icon, and this iteration is an authentic and yet affordable version.

Transparent Molded Image Courtesy of Amazon

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