1969 Herman Miller Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman Advertisement in Black Metal Frame

1969 Herman Miller Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman Advertisement in Black Metal Frame

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1969 Herman Miller Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman Advertisement in Black Metal Frame

1969 Herman Miller Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman Advertisement in Black Metal Frame

Regular price $595
Regular price Sale price $595

Story and Details

The Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman is a Grail for many. It remains basically unchanged since its debut in 1956 - a testament to its great design. It’s no longer just a super-comfortable piece of furniture, or as Charles and Ray Eames describe it, “a special refuge from the strains of modern living.” It’s become a piece of decor that rooms - homes - are designed around.

This original advertisement from 1969 visually captures Charles and Ray’s comfy creation the way many of us see it today - as the pièce de résistance of a room. It’s a joy to look at as much as it is to sit in.

While it’s known that industrial designer Irving Harper created the Herman Miller logo, a red letter M, it’s unclear who designed this particular advertisement… It could be the work of either Tomoko Miho or Deborah Sussman - both accomplished graphic artists. 

In the late 1960 and early 1970s, Miho worked on advertisements for Herman Miller, working under George Nelson. And then continued sporadic work for the furniture company in collaboration with John Massey and eventually through her own design firm.

Sussman started out working directly with Charles and Ray Eames doing a bit of everything, including designing notable advertisements through the early 1960s. She later did work for Herman Miller in partnership with designer Alexander Girard.

Frame Dimensions & Design

Approx. 12 1/2" x 15 3/4" (31cm x 40cm)

Advertisement page is ideally cropped by a custom-measured, hand-cut, reverse-cut 4-ply border in a shade of cream that compliments tones of paper. Frame is custom-sized and made of metal with a matte black finish.

Condition

Frame is new, and ready to hang. Pre-owned original magazine advertisement. Image shown is exactly the ad that you'll be receiving.

Framing

Framing is handcrafted in Chicago, IL, using acid-free materials for art preservation. The UV-protected, anti-reflective glass ensures optimal viewing. Frames are solid wood featuring a wire for easy hanging and felt pads for wall protection.

Shipping

Free Shipping for all continental US orders.

Limited frame orders ship by the next business day.You'll receive an email with tracking info!

Returns

As all of my ads are highly curated, individually custom framed, and personalized, all sales for framed ads are final.

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All advertisements and images are original – directly from magazines and other types of publications. These are vintage, pre-owned, original pages, so the paper quality and condition varies... I try to show accurate photos of the exact ad/image you'll be receiving.

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framing

Framing is custom-designed and done by hand in Chicago, IL. Acid-free materials are used to preserve your art. Glass offers UV-protection and is anti-reflective for best viewing. Frames are solid wood with wire on back for easy hanging and felt pads to protect wall. 

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Please don't hesitate to reach out with any questions or special requests... About pricing, condition, framing - ads or magazines you have to sell... I'll get back to you within 48 hours (usually much sooner!). Looking forward to chatting! 

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