vitra | eames house bird | black

Vitra SKU: 21503100
vitra | eames house bird | black
vitra | eames house bird | black
vitra | eames house bird | black
vitra | eames house bird | black
vitra | eames house bird | black
vitra | eames house bird | black
vitra | eames house bird | black
vitra | eames house bird | black
vitra | eames house bird | black

vitra | eames house bird | black

Vitra SKU: 21503100

Dimensions: 27.8 x 8.5 x 27.6cm high
Material: solid alder wood with black lacquer finish (body) | steel wire (legs)

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Charles and Ray Eames enriched the collage-like interior of their private home, the Eames House, with numerous objects and accessories that they brought back from their travels. For over seventy years, the figure of a wooden bird has stood in the centre of the living room – an artefact that was evidently highly treasured by the couple, since it also appeared frequently as an accessory in photographs taken by Charles and Ray.

In addition to the classic black lacquered version made of solid alder, the Eames House Bird is also available in walnut wood.

Charles and Ray Eames discovered a black bird figure on one of their many extensive travels. Evidently highly treasured by the couple, this artefact of American folk art has stood in the centre of the living room of the legendary Eames House in Pacific Palisades, California ever since.

Therefore the Eames bird was not originally designed by Eames but has become a mascot of both Vitra and Ray and Charles Eames and is in production by Vitra.


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Vitra is a Swiss company dedicated to improving the quality of homes, offices and public spaces through the power of design.

Their products and concepts are developed in an intensive design process, which brings together their engineering excellence with the creative genius of leading international designers. It is their goal to create interiors, furniture and accessories that are functional and inspiring. Longevity of materials, construction and aesthetics is their leading principle, as demonstrated by their Classics – many in continuous production since the 1950s, and collectables in their own right.

Initiatives like the Vitra Campus architecture, the Vitra Design Museum, workshops, publications, collections and archives are all integral elements of Vitra. They give them the opportunity to gain perspective and depth in all their activities.

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