In their early experiments in molded plywood, Charles and Ray Eames were intrigued to see if they could create structures stable enough to stand. This idea soon became reality in a portable, foldable way to divide space, known as the Molded Plywood Folding Screen (1946).
This original is an authentic, fully licensed product of Herman Miller, Inc. Eames is a licensed trademark of Herman Miller.
Six U-shaped panels have natural face veneers and lightweight walnut inner plies.
Panels were originally held together with canvas hinges and a synthetic adhesive, but today, are held together with a polypropylene mesh that's more flexible and longer lasting.
Stretches up to five feet wide or folds down for compact storage.
Allow 4-6 weeks for delivery.
Molded plywood sections; natural face veneer in ash, ebony, walnut or cherry; walnut inner plies; woven polypropylene mesh.
Design is for living. That maxim shaped a widespread shift in design during the 1940s and 1950s. It was a revolution of form, an exciting visual language that signaled a new age and a fresh start and two of its prime movers were Charles and Ray Eames. The Eameses were a husband and wife team whose unique synergy led to a whole new look in furniture. Lean and modern. Sleek, sophisticated and simple. Beautifully functional.
Yet Charles and Ray Eames created more than a "look" with their bent plywood chairs or molded fiberglass seating. They had ideas about making a better world, one in which things were designed to fulfill the practical needs of ordinary people and bring greater simplicity and pleasure to our lives. Read more >