Confession: I do not own a wire Eames chair, but I do have two Bertoia side chairs which are quite similar in concept. My feelings about these chairs are decidedly mixed - sure, they are elegant and modern and iconic, but on a cold day, those chairs are cold. And it's not for nothing my friends call them "the waffle-butt chairs".
But I think I may have found the perfect solution. Akira Ishikawa's knitted Eames chairs are equal parts beautiful, hilarious, and cuddly. I love how they so perfectly capture the decorating zeitgeist: classic midcentury shapes married with handmade warmth in a way that's creative and a little irreverent.
I'm not much of a knitter, but I may be trying this out. In just one afternoon I could add some color to my dining room - and banish waffle-butt forever.