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Management or Lider Office Chair - A Classic Piece of Modern Furniture

Management chairs designed by Eames became famous right after they were introduced in 1958. This is a graceful piece of furniture and dawns home or workplace equally well. The versatility of this chair lets you choose what you want from it. It is a statement of long-lasting excellent design.Although it may sound weird but the management chair, which was originally designed for outdoor seating furniture, continues to beat any other piece in modern and classic furniture. The making of this timeless item began with a challenge by Aluminum group to world biggest furniture designers. Eero and Alexander, who were designing Columbus, Indiana for Irwin Miller, wanted a high-class and durable chair for outdoor seating. The simple, straight line, clean design makes it perfect seating option for both classic modern or hip and modern workplace. The original designs have changed over time. The original painted arms for outdoor environment have gone away and have been replaced by metallic chrome plated steel frame finish. It originally belonged to the Leisure group for a lack of focus on high-class outdoor furniture.

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Charles and Ray Eames never chose design over comfort or style more than substance. The chair has a wonderful suspension that not only creates an ideal pocket for seating but also conforms to body shape. Suspension was created by elongating a single piece of back seat upholstery tightly between light aluminum ribs. It is ribbed at equal intervals of 1 7/8" for neat and elegant looks. There are so many options that you can make it ideal lounge, dining or a lounge chair. The seat back suspension technology used in this piece was a marvel when it was first made in 1958. It clearly marked the dawn of comfortable, lightweight and strong chairs and the end of solid shell era.

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Since its base is a die-cast of aluminum and the ribs are curved aluminum, the chair is light and strong. Most of the original ones are made of 61 percent of recycled material and recyclable up to 88% after their life is over. It has a rolling five pronged base, locking tilt and adjustable height. Leather/pleather cushion and the flexi suspension provides long-term comfort to the person sitting on it. Being a versatile chair, it's easy to move and can be used in multiple spaces. The 360 degree swivel and gas lift make it versatile. It is available in Black, White, Red, brown, Terracotta, Red and Pistachio colors. Some companies even manufacture it in fabric upholstery. Most of the original and reproduction are often seen in leather upholstery. The better the leather, the more pricey the piece is.

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The length of the chair is 18 inches, width being 23", and the height is adjustable. The Management chair is test for persons up to 300 pounds and is available with casters or glides. It is very wonderfully designed according to the anatomy and dynamics of human body. The tilt swivel action allows the users to adapt the chair to their current task. Herman Miller produces the original management chairs whereas Alphaville Management chair is a reproduction. Zuo Modern Lider Office chair and Director office chair are close replica of Management Chair.

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