Watch Tyler, The Creator Make His Own $4,000 Eames Chair

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    A connoisseur of all things odd, Tyler, The Creator‘s latest episode of Nuts + Bolts took the rapper to the Herman Miller factory where he got to design his own $4,000 lounge chair.

    Sitting on a vintage-looking chair, Tyler asks a Herman Miller representative, “What is this exactly?” The woman goes on to explain that the rapper is sitting on the Eames lounge and ottoman chair. Retailing for $4,000, the chair was originally designed by Charles and Ray Eames and became a staple in many homes thanks to innovative style.

    While the Flower Boy rapper was blown away by the price tag, he ended up making his own Eames chair with ash wood and blue leather. Tyler also left Herman Miller with a new view on his own home. “After coming here to Herman Miller, it’s gonna make me look at my bed a little different. Those guys were really innovative back in the ’40s and ’50s,” he said.

    Never one to bite his tongue, Tyler sent social media into a frenzy in August when he revealed he had a boyfriend at the age of 15. After being asked about being open-minded during an interview, the rapper said, “Open-minded now? I had a boyfriend when I was 15 in fucking Hawthorn, nigga. If that’s not open-minded, then I don’t know what the fuck is.”

    Tyler quickly cleared up his comments on social media though, calling it a figure of speech and saying he was actually single at 15.

    Check out the clip of Tyler, The Creator making a chair on Nuts + Bolts below.

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