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See An Eames Lounge Chair Being Built At Herman Miller

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Image Credit: Lloyd Alter Suzanne LaBarre of Fast Company recently wrote Behind the Scenes, as the Famed Eames Lounger Is Made . She says "we're disappointed not to see more of the manufacturing process. What made the chair revolutionary in 1956 -- and what's still fascinating 55 years on -- was the construction of the plywood shells: Thin layers of wood veneer were glued together and shaped under intense heat and pressure." It just so happens that I toured the North American plant that manufactures the Eames Lounge Chair a few weeks ago, and present a slide show that gives Suzanne what she is looking for and more. ... Read the full story on TreeHugger






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