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Eames® Soft Pad™ Management Chair

Eames® Soft Pad™ Management Chair

Designed by Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller®

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Item Number: 421904
$3,095.00 $2,630.75
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We want you to be delighted with your new purchase. If you need to make a return, we're here to help. Please review your item(s) upon delivery. If there is an issue with your order, contact your local DWR Studio or our customer service team at 800.944.2233  or service@dwr.com within three (3) days of receipt. If you receive a damaged, defective, or incorrect item, we’ll make it right.

 

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- Returns must be received in original condition within 30 days of receipt.

- Shipping charges are non-refundable. You will be responsible for outbound and return shipping and delivery charges.

- Returns are accepted only at our warehouse—not at DWR Studios, DWR Outlets, or company headquarters.

- Your refund will be reduced by a restocking charge equal to 10% of the purchase price (accessories, bedding, Sonno mattresses*, and towels are exempt).

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- Check and cash payments will be returned via a refund check or DWR Merchandise Credit.

- Be sure to retain the original packing materials, receipt, and all merchandise tags for returns. 

 

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- Custom or special order furniture.

- Floor samples and items purchased from DWR Outlets and eBay.

 

 

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We can accept cancellation of your order for items that have not yet shipped or are on backorder. In-stock items normally ship within 24–48 hours after an order has been placed.  Once an item has shipped, cancellation is not possible. 

 

- If you order by credit card, your card will be charged as each item is shipped.

- Custom and special order items cannot be canceled.

 

 

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Try Sonno risk-free for up to 100 nights (with a minimum of 30). If you decide to return the mattress, contact your local DWR Studio or call 800.944.2233 for a refund and free pickup. 

 

- One sleep trial per household annually. 

- Delivery fees nonrefundable.

 

 

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Description

Charles and Ray Eames had ideas about making a better world, one in which things were designed to fulfill the practical needs of ordinary people and bring greater pleasure to our lives. Their Soft Pad Collection (1969) of luxuriously padded chairs evolved from their Aluminum Group Collection, which began as a special project for Eero Saarinen and Alexander Girard, who needed seating for a house they were designing for J. Irwin Miller. With the addition of plush seat cushions, the Soft Pad Collection retains the style of the earlier one but adds significant comfort. “We have to take pleasure seriously,” said Charles Eames. No matter what the Eameses did, they did it with passion and imagination, and in the process, they changed lives. This is an authentic Eames Soft Pad Chair by Herman Miller. Backed by a 12-year manufacturer’s warranty. Made in U.S.A.

  • Constructed of 67% recycled materials and 90% recyclable.
  • The MCL/Hallindal upholstery – created to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of this chair – features fabric sling with leather cushions.
  • Eames® Soft Pad™ Management Chair

Designer

Charles and Ray Eames
Charles and Ray Eames

U.S.A. (1907–1978) U.S.A. (1912–1988)

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 ...

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Dimensions

Max H 34" W 23" D 23" Seat H 19.75"–22.5" Max Arm H 27.5"

Materials

Five-star polished or black powder-coated die-cast aluminum base and frame with tubular steel column; fabric, leather or fabric/leather combined upholstery.


Maharam Messenger: 78% post-industrial recycled polyester, 15% polyester, 7% nylon.
Spinneybeck® Vicenza: aniline corrected-grain leather.
Edelman® All Grain: aniline full-grain leather.
MCL/Hallingdal Combination: semi-aniline full-grain leather and 70% wool, 30% viscose fabric.

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Care and Assembly

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Care & Maintenance With regular care and maintenance, your Herman Miller product will provide many years of superior performance and satisfaction. To maintain quality, please follow the cleaning procedures outlined here. The instructions for the care and maintenance of Herman Miller products are provided to you as a service. No warranty is implied since results may vary. Polished Aluminum For normal cleaning, apply a pre-softened paste wax to polished aluminum components following the manufacturer's instructions. In humid atmospheres near salt water, apply the wax once a month. In other areas, apply wax every three months to maintain the appearance of the aluminum. Coated Metal For normal cleaning, wash coated metal surfaces with a soft cloth soaked in detergent and warm water; rinse thoroughly and dry. Remove scuff marks from low-gloss coatings with pre-softened paste wax, following the manufacturer's instructions. Remove scuff marks and scratches from high-gloss coatings using automotive polishing compounds, either liquid or paste. After polishing, apply a pre-softened automotive paste wax to restore original sheen. For assistance in determining the appropriate color and gloss for Herman Miller touch-up paint, contact your Herman Miller Customer Service Representative. Fabric For normal cleaning, vacuum upholstery fabric using an upholstery attachment. If further cleaning is needed, dry-clean or spot clean fabric with solvent cleaner. Do not brush fabric or use a vacuum attachment with a rotary brush. Brushing may permanently damage the nap or change the character of the fabric. Do not apply water or any liquid solution. Wetting the fabric with any liquid solution may result in permanent damage. Vinyl Upholstery For normal cleaning, wash vinyl upholstery with a soft cloth or soft-bristled brush lathered with mild, nonabrasive soap and lukewarm water. Before the surface dries, wipe with a clean, dry cloth to remove any residue. This procedure may be repeated to remove stubborn dirt or stains. Ink spots can sometimes be removed by washing with soap and water followed by isopropyl alcohol. Do not use any cleaning method that is not listed above, as other methods may attack the vinyl and cause eventual degradation. Leather For normal cleaning, vacuum or dust frequently with a clean, dry cloth. If leather is soiled, it can be wiped with a damp soft cloth and a lather of any mild soap and a minimum amount of lukewarm water. Do not spot clean leather; clean the entire surface. Wipe clean with a damp cloth and dry with a clean, soft cloth. For spots and spills, wipe excess liquid immediately with a clean cloth or sponge; let the leather air dry. If the spot is still visible, further cleaning may be necessary. Sponge the entire surface—seat, back, or chair arm—with clean, lukewarm water. Let the leather air dry; never use a hair dryer or other heat source to dry leather. For stubborn spots and stains, apply a mild, nonabrasive soap solution with a clean, wet sponge. Rinse well and let air dry. For butter, oil, or grease, wipe the leather with a clean, dry cloth and let the remainder of the oil dissipate into the leather. Do not apply water or try to wash a grease spot. Do not use saddle soap, cleaning solvents, oils, furniture polishes, varnishes, abrasive cleaners, detergents, or ammonia on leather; they will ruin the finish, causing it to become sticky and cracked.

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Stunning chair for any aesthetic "desk-hound"
Just received a new (red!) version of this sumptuous chair. Beautiful manufacturing, amazing leather material, perfect stitching ~ flawless.

And crazily comfortable and supportive right off the bat.

Until you sit in this chair for five minutes, you might not think "a chair" could be worth the price.

Oops, it IS. Not to mention being a work of sculptural art.

Thanks, Herman Miller!
July 27, 2017
A Little Luxury
Business is doing well enough, the kids are off to college. It is time to enjoy a bit of luxury I've earned, starting with a proper chair. The quality of this chair is what you are spending your money on. The softness of the leather, the flawless execution of the beautiful design in the finish of every metal part. The touches of art that turn this otherwise brute of a chair into a true work of art. Thank you Herman Miller for keeping quality alive in American Manufacturing!

When you buy quality, you only cry once.
April 29, 2016
I'd do it again....
What a wonderfully designed, functional and appealing device. I purchased to both complement a c1961 Herman Miller Desk & Storage System that was recently given to me, as well as provide a comfortable, stable and ergonomic chair for the set. I have not been disappointed!
April 20, 2015
SO Comfortable!
The Eames Soft Pad chair is honestly the most comfortable chair I have ever sat in. I actually wish I could spend more time at my desk sitting on it. The chair is easy to adjust and looks great.
May 8, 2014
Timeless design, practical, most importantly, comfortable always
It could be just another chair in leather and handles by the untrained eye. But even a blind person could tell the difference when one actually puts ones bottom over the Eames Chair.
November 20, 2013
Classy and durable.
I purchased my Eames black leather soft pad chair 35 years ago right out of undergraduate design school and have been sitting in it 4 to 8 hours every day since then. I can't think of another item that I have enjoyed and used so much that has lasted so long.
February 24, 2013

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