Fiberglass Side Shell
Charles Eames, Ray Eames
Pink was a contract color; the minimum order was fifty chairs. Ray and Charles wanted to ensure that a customer would take enough of an unusual color to make production cost-effective. This particular shell was never mounted to a base, suggesting that it was a color test sample.
A Herman Miller logo is embossed on the underside of the shell. “H.M., Pink, 00317-2” is handwritten on a circular sticker on the front edge.
- Manufacturer: Herman Miller, Inc.
- Dimensions:17 x 18 x 18 in. (43.2 x 45.7 x 45.7 cm)
- Design Date:1952
- Credit Line:All images courtesy of Eames Office