All White Herman Miller Original Vintage Eames La Fonda
Designed for the La Fonda Del Sol restaurant in 1961, this vintage La Fonda Chair by Eames and Herman Miller was a unique design with much fame and credibility. Alexander Girard was tasked with designing the famous restaurant and, typical of his style, he did so with as much enthusiasm as he could muster. From the interior décor to the plates and cutlery used, he ensured that everything the new restaurant included was new and spectacular.
To create the La Fonda chair, Girard turned to his friends the Eameses to produce a new chair where the back was no higher than the tables the chairs sat at. Charles and Ray subsequently designed a lower side shell and a re-shaped, lower, arm shell to sit on a brand new split contract base creating this elegant yet comfortable design.
This particular example of the iconic chair sits proudly upon its white base and is in exceptional condition for its age. With only some light marks which will benefit from a good clean, this chair is a great example to own.
The La Fonda series is a unique piece which has always retained strong interest due to its design heritage. With this example being in such good condition you should expect to see this chair continuing to gain interest as time goes by.