Designed by Charles Eames and Eero Saarinen in 1940 as part of their entry for 'Organic Design in Home Furnishings', a competition organised by the Museum of Modern Art in New York, Organic Highback is regarded as a classic. The comfortably upholstered compact armchair with its strikingly shaped high seat shell is also available with a medium backrest – the Organic Chair – or in the Organic Conference version for dining tables.


  • Seat shell: laminated.
  • Upholstery: polyurethane foam with fabric cover.
  • Legs: black ash or natural oak.
  • Glides: fitted with plastic glides for carpet, felt glides for hard floors additionally included.