Montage: Eames Lounge

At first glance, if you’re not (gasp!) a connoisseur of the mid-century modern, the Eames lounge may look frumpy. I’ve heard from a couple of women that I interviewed for articles, that their husbands “didn’t get it” at first, but then went on to love and live in it. I would so love one in white leather, with a walnut shell. I would keep in Cape Cod, positioned towards the ocean view, adn there you would find me, ensconced (with my Mac Air of course) pretty much always. Like most mid-century modern pieces, the Eames lounge works well in most d├ęcors, from rooms filled with old antiques and Oriental rugs to the sparest of minimalist spaces. Here is a sampling of well-designed rooms that included this iconic piece designed by Charles and Ray Eames.

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Photos: Kara Mann Design; Turnbull Griffin Haesloop Architecture; Please Sir blog; Steve Giralt; Flickr via Style Files; S.R. Gambrel; Boundary Hotel London; Cookie Magazine; Greg Natale Design; Elle Decor South Africa; Hannah Simmons; Inspace; photographer Joe Schmelzer; Apartment Therapy; Timothy Griffith for NYT; Studio Cerri & Associati; Living Etc.; James Tse; Elle Decorations; Margaret McCurry in Architectural Digest; Michael Crockett; Living Etc.; Jayne Wunder; photographer Julien Lanoo; unidentified.

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3 Responses to Montage: Eames Lounge

  1. Great post full of wonderful photos. Great blog as well.

  2. Someday I will add an Eames to our Platner collection. Beautiful, inspiring photos. Thanks.

  3. *Sigh* – I’ll take one on black leather, please, and place it in my log home, near the window overlooking the river.

    xox,
    Susan

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