Slide 1: Eames Molded Plywood Chair

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Topping our list is the often imitated but never replicated Lounge Chair Wood, the molded-plywood chair now known as the Eames chair, from seminal designers Charles and Ray Eames. Once honored by Time magazine as the best design of the 20th century, the sleek, innovative chair was created to be mass-produced and affordable, although the timeless design means that these come with a hefty price tag today.


Be It Ever So Humble: 12 Amazing Things Made with Plywood

While furnishings and accessories made of solid wood have been king for some time, plywood is experiencing a comeback. It does, after all, tick all the boxes—it's durable, economical, and sustainable. Despite these attractions, plywood hasn't gotten much respect in the past, but that may be changing. Many builders, renovators, and DIYers no longer view it only as an economical last resort, but rather as a go-to material. Particularly as solid wood becomes more expensive, design innovators are turning to plywood. Their original plywood creations prove that this material should be looked at as a first-rate choice for your next project. We've unearthed a multitude of new uses for the material, but first let’s take a look at a classic piece that put plywood on the map.

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