Eames Plastic Armchair RAR
Product Name
Eames Plastic Armchair RAR
Designer
Charles & Ray Eames, 1950
Manufacturer
Vitra.
Chairs
Chairs and Rocking chairs
Material
Metal, Chrome
Plastic
Wood

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The Plastic Chairs number among the most well-known designs by Charles and Ray Eames. One model has always stood out in this large family of chairs: the Rocking Armchair Rod Base (RAR). Despite compact dimensions, it offers pleasant comfort even for taller users, and is also available with a seat cushion or full upholstery. The RAR is a fully-fledged armchair, whose iconic shape and rocker base on wooden runners adds a striking accent to any living room.

Material description
- Seat shell:  dyed-through polypropylene. All models are available with a seat cushion (screwed to the seat shell) or full upholstery. The fully upholstered version has moulded polyurethane foam padding covered in fabric, attached to the shell with a welted edge. Different shell and upholstery colours and various bases provide a multitude of possible combinations.
- Options:  the Eames Plastic Chair is available as a visitor chair, dining chair, rocking chair, swivel chair or in stacking versions and with ganging brackets for row seating. Beam-mounted shells are suited for use in waiting areas.
- RAR base:  wire base with cross struts, chrome-plated or powder-coated, solid maple runners. (RAR = Rocking Armchair Rod Base)
- Origin of wood:  maple (Acer platanoides) from Western Europe and/or Poland.

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