Eames Molded Wood Side Chair with 4-Leg Base
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Eames Molded Wood Side Chair with 4-Leg Base
by Herman Miller
designed by Charles and Ray Eames

Eames Molded Wood Chair with 4-Leg Base

At A Glance:
This is the chair they would have made back in the '50s if that darned plywood would have cooperated. And now, with the help of 3-D veneer technology, Herman Miller has figured out how to make the Eames' vision work. The result of a process that gives wood veneer the extra flexibility it needs to be molded into the complex curves of a single shell, the Molded Wood Side Chair with 4-Leg Base stands as a fitting compliment to the great designers who dreamed it up.

What's to Like:

  • This chair is iconic to the extreme. Not simply "Eames-inspired," the Molded Wood Side Chair is the realization of their very idea of what could be possible with molded plywood.
  • High quality, lightweight hardwood inner plies are sandwiched between natural wood face veneers for exceptional strength and beauty.
  • The juxtaposition of the Eames Molded Wood Side Chair's wood seat and metal base makes for exceptional visual balance and grace.
  • The technology used is incredible. "3-D veneer technology" means that the wood is sliced into super-thin strips and then glued back together. The resulting flexibility reduces the thickness needed for the veneer and allows it to be molded in ways that it never could before.

Bottom Line:
The Eames Molded Wood Side Chair is comfortable, elegant, and features a familiar - yet updated - form. This Herman Miller side chair is for fans of mid-century icons and lovers of historic design alike.

The Herman Miller Eames Molded Wood Side Chair is also known by the following manufacturer Item Number: DWSX.

Materials & Measurements

Eames Molded Wood Side Chair dimensions


  • Single-piece molded wood shell with waterfall edges 
  • 3 veneer options
  • Base and legs made of metal with 2 finish options


  • Overall: 32" h x 21" w x 19" d
  • Seat height: 16.25"

Environmental Information

The Eames Molded Wood Side Chair with 4-Leg Base is composed of 21% recycled content. Should you wish to recycle it one day, 63% of it is recyclable.

About the Manufacturer

Herman Miller Authorized Retailer

Herman Miller is an industry leader in the integration of cutting edge technology to furniture and other household items to make everyday life more comfortable, convenient, and stylish. Herman Miller stands out at the forefront of such fields as ergonomic technologies, environmentally friendly manufacturing processes, and customizable furniture items.

In addition to producing some of the most outstanding office furniture in the world, Herman Miller has also taken on the responsibility of manufacturing some of the most celebrated furniture designs by some of the world's most famous designs. These "modern classics" include works by Charles and Ray Eames, George Nelson, and Isamu Noguchi. Herman Miller celebrates these famous mid-century designers' works through its extraordinarily precise manufacturing techniques and industry-leading green production processes.

Herman Miller is a global company with operations, sales offices, dealers, and licensees in more than 40 countries in North America, Asia/Pacific, Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Latin America, serving customers virtually anywhere in the world. Herman Miller is headquartered in Zeeland, Michigan, while manufacturing facilities are located in the U.S., China, Italy, and the United Kingdom.

About the Designer

Charles and Ray EamesCharles and Ray Eames
Charles and Ray Eames are perhaps the most celebrated designers of the 20th century. Married in 1941, the Eames duo are responsible for some of the most critically acclaimed furniture designs of the modern era. Amongst their most famous designs are the molded plastic chair group (which would have been molded wood chairs if the wood was amenable to the plan) and the soft pad chairs. Although they are most often remembered today for their furniture designs with partner Herman Miller, the Eameses engaged in artistic expression across a broad range of mediums- including architecture and filmmaking.


Shipping & Delivery

Simple Scheduled Delivery: Free

Simple Scheduled Delivery is for folks that don't mind carrying furniture. The shipper will call prior to delivery to arrange an appointment, but the driver will not bring the furniture inside.

  • Typical transit time is 4-7 business days.
  • Larger/Freight items:
    • For Residential deliveries, the shipper will contact you via phone call/email at least 24 hours in advance - to schedule a delivery appointment window (typically a 4 hour window). This is when your order does not ship with UPS/Fedex. Most shippers will have online tracking available as well.
    • Business deliveries to companies/commercial addresses will typically not come with a pre-arranged appointment, but will arrive during standard business hours. Please contact Smart Furniture or the shipper if your business address has special scheduling needs.
  • Smaller items + office chairs will typically ship via UPS/Fedex with a tracking number and online monitoring, but not a phone call and delivery appointment (UPS/Fedex do have scheduling programs with sign up on their websites). This can include office chairs and other products requiring assembly.
  • The driver will deliver the shipment at the ground level/front of your house or in your apartment's regular delivery area. They will not bring the furniture inside or carry it up stairs.
  • If you live in an apartment, the doorman can accept delivery on your behalf.
  • For Larger/Freight shipment (non UPS/Fedex) You must be present at the scheduled delivery appointment to inspect the delivery items and sign paperwork if any damage is visible.
    • We'll be sure to assist with any damage that may occur. Please call Smart Furniture right away if any issues arise.
  • Any questions? Chat or call! We're happy to help!

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Standard Shipping Service:
Free Ups or Curbside Delivery: $0.00
Orders for 1-4 chairs will typically ship with Ups Ground. Orders for 5 chairs and up will ship with our freight curbside service. Both options are available to you at no cost!

Shipping Upgrades:
Inside Delivery: $49.00
Inside delivery is a cost effective way to have large, heavy items delivered inside your home or office when you just do not want to be bothered by moving and lifting. When your order reaches the local station in your area, you will be contacted to schedule a delivery appointment (with a 4-5 hour window).

*Note: Shipping fees are per item and apply to orders shipped within the Contiguous United States


The current lead time for the Eames Molded Wood Cahir with Wire Base is 6-8 weeks.


Type: 1 box
Box dimensions: 33" x 22" x 22"
Packaged weight: 15 lbs.
Assembly required: None

For additional information, please see our shipping and delivery policies page.

Questions & Answers


The Eames Molded Wood Side Chair with 4-Leg Base comes with a 5-year manufacturer's warranty.

Do you have specific questions about what's covered under Herman Miller's warranty for this product? Give our sales team a call at 8‌88-467-6278 to get your questions answered.

Did you purchase a piece of Herman Miller furniture that's not working as expected? Send an email to customerservice@smartfurniture.com or contact our customer service department at 8‌88-762-7841, and we'll take care of you. We usually ask for a photo or video of the warranty issue that you're experiencing, so if you want to expedite the warranty claim process, you can e-mail us with those attachments, and we'll jump on filing the claim for you right away

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