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Original 1956 commercial for the Eames lounge chair

Article: Original 1956 commercial for the Eames lounge chair

To accompany the debut of the now-iconic Eames Lounge Chair in 1956 designed by Charles and Ray Eames for the Herman Miller furniture company, this commercial aired on NBC. To the soundtrack of a playful piano, the film demonstrates in a stop motion manner, the utilitarian assembly and construction of their lounger that reflected the…

Classic Herman Miller TV ads

Article: Classic Herman Miller TV ads

Hey, it’s me the resident design and furniture nerd over on SUNfiltered. You’d feel really sad for me if you realized what great pleasure discovering these classic Herman Miller commercials over on Grassroots Modern. Herman Miller is the American manufacturer who brought the world the designs of Charles and Ray Eames, George Nelson, Isamu Noguchi…