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 décors, 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.
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.