A 1959 advertisement for the Lounge set emphasizes its comfort. Another ad from the era reads “A good chair, nowadays, is hard to find,” and suggests that it’s “the only modern chair designed to relax you in the tradition of the good old club chair.” Charles took on the project because he was “fed up with the complaints that modern isn’t comfortable.”  Photo 3 of 10 in The History Behind America's Favorite Chair: The Eames Lounge and Ottoman
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Production today continues in much the same way.  Photo 5 of 10 in The History Behind America's Favorite Chair: The Eames Lounge and Ottoman
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Employees at the Herman Miller factory polish the molded plywood shells in the seventies.  Photo 4 of 10 in The History Behind America's Favorite Chair: The Eames Lounge and Ottoman
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