Through Don Draper’s Eyes: A Tour of the Time-Life Building of the Sixties via
In 1970 the Millers brought their Eames Aluminium group chairs back to a Herman Miller factory to be recovered. They purchased the chairs in June 1958.
Herman Miller chair brochure, probably 1970; Owen D. Hungerford to Xenia S. Miller, 11 May 1970, 7/63 Miller House and Garden Collection, IMA Archives, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana. (MHG_Ib_B007_f063_019 and MHG_Ib_B007_f063_016)
We couldn’t resist sharing this image of Eames DCM-L and LCM chairs in Mies Van Der Rohe’s Crown Hall on the campus of Illinois Institute of Technology. The image is from a Herman Miller chair catalog, and while the Miller House has no Eames molded plywood chairs, it does have other Eames chairs
1960 ad for the Reclining lounge chair and ottoman from the Eames Aluminum Group. An innovation in upholstery technique makes possible the flexible support of exceptional comfort from Herman Miller. via
This ad for the Eames Plywood Chairs (1945-1946) combines photographs, delicate line drawings, and text to prompt the viewer to imagine where in the house this modern chair might go and how it might be used.
Designed in 1956, this home in the British countryside looks as modern today as it would have over half a century ago. The teak panelling, tiled floors and exposed brick work are timeless and the floor to ceiling windows flood all the rooms with light. The Niels Moller dining chairs compliment the teak panelling and contrast with the floor and Vice-versa with Eames Aluminium group chair. Sheepskin rugs and plants soften the overall look.
1953 Herman Miller ad introducing the Eames New Plastic Arm Chair with upholstered pad “removable for drycleaning”
A recent trip to the Herman Miller archives uncovered some photos documenting the production of the Eames Lounge in the early 1960s.
VITRA / PERSONAL WORK
PHOTOGRAPHY: CHRISTOPH SAGEL STYLING: JULIA LECHTENBOERGER
LOCATION: KOTON MUNICH