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Designed 1945
Designed by Charles Eames (American, 1907–1978) , and Ray Eames (American, 1912–1988) Made from 1947 to 1948 by Evans Products Company, Venice, California and Grand Haven, Michigan (Molded Plywood Division) , and made from 1949 by Herman Miller Furniture Company, Zeeland, Michigan (1923–present)
In the early 1940s, the Eameses began trying out various wood molding techniques. These experiments, carried out in their small apartment, led to a commission from the U.S. Navy in 1942 to develop plywood splints, stretchers, and glider shells. They used the same wood molding technique to produce this boldly innovative plywood chair.

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