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Desire/Acquire: Eames Aluminum Management Chair

Designed in 1958 by Charles and Ray Eames, the Eames Aluminum Management Chair ($2,299) is a revolutionary task chair that changed the face of office design. Its subtle shape and smart leather conforms to the body's shape, proving that comfort and aesthetics can exist simultaneously at a desk. The Eameses were some of the first designers to utilize affordable aluminum to create a lightweight, corrosion-resistant frame, and today the chair maintains its popularity, for those who can afford it. Unfortunately, that's a bit of a problem, as the price doesn't sit well with many! To hear where you can snatch up the next best thing,

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You'll be hard-pressed to notice a difference between the Eames original and this Crate & Barrel Ripple Leather Office Chair ($259). This chair takes the business of ergonomics seriously and shares the looks and function of the Eames chair, but it'll cost you a fraction of the price. But when it comes to paperwork, that task is up to you!

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nancita nancita 7 years
Funny, I have seen these but had no idea they were an Eames ripoff.
Beauty Beauty 7 years
I love the way these chairs look, but they're not so comfortable to work in for 10 hours a day. Maybe when I have my super library, I'll have one there for show.
emalove emalove 7 years
I'd love a desk chair like this.
cptnruthless cptnruthless 7 years
Target also has a cheaper alternative, at $219. http://www.target.com/Otto-Low-Back-Chair-White-Aluminum/dp/B000VPR8RM/ref=in_de_display%20_children?ie=UTF8&pf_rd_r=1KHEAVW2TPNSNQSBRJNC&pf_rd_p=465352811&pf_rd_i=B000VQ912Q&pf_rd_s=bottom-8&altString=Otto%20Low%26%2345%3BBack%20Chair%20%26%2345%3B%20White%26%2347%3B%20Aluminum&pf_rd_m=A1VC38T7YXB528&pf_rd_t=5201
aimeeb aimeeb 7 years
For a at home office sure, but good lord on the price!
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