La chaise, two bonded fiberglass shells, chromed rod base with a natural oak cruciform foot.This chair was originally designed in 1948 for the Museum of Modern Art’s “International Competition for Low-Cost Furniture Design.” Another Eames design in that same competition, the arm shell, won a prize and eventually went into production in fiberglass, to great success.top10_best_design_chairs_la_chaise2 top10_best_design_chairs_la_chaise1 top10_best_design_chairs_van_der_shell_chair_la_chaise2

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