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Herman Miller ® Eames Soft Pad Group Chair and Ottoman

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Type: 3 Cushions with Swivel

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Herman Miller introduced the Aluminum Group in 1958 as a special project by Ray Eames for a private residence being designed by Eero Saarinen and Alexander Girard. Eleven years later, they would add plush cushions to make the Soft Pad Group. The original Aluminum group's classic lines and comfortable suspension combined with the plush characteristics of the Soft Pad Group have kept them in demand for years.

Perfect for all kinds of spaces, the Eames Soft Pad Lounge and Ottoman can be found in contemporary homes, elegant offices and hip startups alike.

  • Aluminum Group chairs were developed in 1958 as a special project by Ray Eames for a private residence being designed by Eero Saarinen and Alexander Girard.
  • Eleven years later the Aluminum Group would serve as the basis for the Soft Pad Group which adds thicker padding to the original design for a softer feel and much different look.
  • As with the original Aluminum Group, seat-back suspension continued to be a major technical achievement and represented the Eames' departure from the concept of the chair as a solid shell.
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Features at a Glance:

Inventive Comfort
  • Unique Suspension
    • Eame Soft Pad Group collection
    • Continuous piece of seat-back upholstery is stretched tautly between aluminum side ribs
    • Firm and flexible "sitting pocket" subtly conforms to body's shape
  • Sitting Comfort
    • Thick 2" foam cushions within fabric or leather upholstery over aluminum ribbed frame provide maximum comfort and support
    • Cushions add a plush, luxurious touch
Distinctive Aesthetic
  • Unmistakable Look
    • Cushioning gives pieces the signature Soft Pad Group appearance
    • Clean, refined appearance
Earth Friendly Modern Construction
  • Environmentally Responsible
    • Textiles are made from post-industrial/post-consumer recycled content or pure fabrics
    • 100% recyclable materials
    • Knit-to-size fabrics minimize in fabric waste
  • Quality Standards
    • Fabrics perform to industry standards and pass all applicable testing
    • Five criteria assure fabrics perform optimally
      • Flame Resistance
      • Crocking Resistance (colorfastness)
      • Ultra-Violet Light Resistance (fade resistance)
      • Physical Properties (resistance to pilling, seam slippage, and tearing)
      • Abrasion (ability to withstand surface wear)


  • Standard Swivel
    • Height: 34.25"
    • Width: 24.75"
    • Seat Width: 22"
    • Depth: 29.25"
    • Seat Height: 19.5"

  • Tilt Swivel
    • Height: 38.5"
    • Width: 26"
    • Depth: 31"
    • Seat Height: 16.25"

  • Ottoman
    • Height: 19.75"
    • Width: 21.5"
    • Depth: 21.5"
Why Buy From Us?
  • This Eames Soft Pad Group product is Specialty Order so as to accommodate complete customization.
  • Wayfair stands behind our 100% Price-Match guarantee on all Herman Miller products.
  • Wayfair also back a 12-Year manufacturer warranty. Should you experience any problems with your Eames Soft Pad Group product, Herman Miller will cover the cost of fixing it for you.
  • Also, should you discover shortly after receiving your Eames Soft Pad Group product that parts are either damaged or missing, please call us immediately, and we will be happy to send you replacement parts as soon as possible and at no additional cost.
Item: Dimensions: Weight:
Eames Soft Pad Group Chair 34.25 - 38.5" H x 24.75 - 26" W x 29.25 - 31" D 47 lbs.
Eames Leather Ottoman 19.75" H x 21.5" W x 21.5" D 22 lbs.

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Product Category: Accent Chairs

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Herman Miller ® Eames Soft Pad Group Chair and Ottoman

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