Office, Carpet Floor, Shelves, Bookcase, and Chair The rosewood-veneered molded plywood and leather swivel Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman, which was designed for the furniture company Herman Miller, was intended to have a “warm receptive look of a well-used first baseman’s mitt,” which was achieved by buttoning the leather to create creasing in the black hide.  Photo 6 of 15 in A Midcentury Time Capsule Captures an Architect's Love For Iconic Design