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Paper Study for Side Shell

Charles Eames, Ray Eames


Rather than draw sketches of ideas for a chair, Ray and Charles liked to be very hands-on, working in three dimensions when iterating on an idea. This is a paper prototype for a side chair.

  • Medium:Packing tape
  • Dimensions:18 x 19 x 22 in. (45.7 x 48.3 x 55.9 cm)
  • Design Date:1952
  • Item:2019.2.265