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Swedish Website Highlights Female Designers — Design News

Pin it Swedish website No Sir launched last year to promote and sell the work of contemporary female designers. Why? Because even Ray Eames was often overshadowed by Charles. READ MORE »

Modern design - Charles & Ray Eames, and the Bauhaus

I was at least an average art history student at university, so I could certainly identify the work of Christopher Dresser, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Peter Behrens, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Walter Gropius, Herbert Bayer and Marcel Breuer. Show More Summary

Exhibition of new photography, video and object works opens at IMT Gallery

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

The American Story by Dallas Seitz is an exhibition of new photography, video and object works that address the Cold War, ideas of God, isolation, and the concept of mutually assured destruction. In 1959 Charles and Ray Eames exhibited...Show More Summary

Photos: This futuristic SoCal house is shaped like a pie and made entirely out of concrete

Many midcentury aficionados are familiar with the Case Study Houses sponsored by Arts & Architecture magazine (1945-62), which commissioned major architects of the day — Charles Eames, Raphael Soriano, Richard Neutra, to name a few — to build inexpensive and efficient model homes. Pierre Koenig's...

The Playboy Mansion Sale and The Magazine's Great Design Legacy

A July, 1961 photo in Playboy featuring, from left to right, George Nelson, Edward Wormley, Eero Saarinen, Harry Bertoia, Charles Eames and Jens Risom It sounded absurd at first glance, a headline worth double-checking to see if you weren't...

Charles and Ray Eames's Kids Toys: As Wonderful as You'd Expect

Ray Eames standing beside The Toy, a prefab building toy for kids manufactured by Tigrett Enterprises in 1951. All images courtesy Herman Miller. A central tenant of the design philosophy of Ray and Charles Eames was an embrace of.....

The Force is Strong When Designers Get Their Hands on Star Wars Lightsabers

Y Studios designed six unique (and working) lightsabers inspired by renowned design-heroes Zaha Hadid, Charles and Ray Eames, Issey Miyake, Edith Heath and Dieter Rams

"The World of Charles and Ray Eames" opens at Barbican Art Gallery, London

4 months agoArts : Artdaily

Charles and Ray Eames are among the most important designers of the 20th century. Their enduring influence is widely acknowledged and continues to be celebrated worldwide. The World of Charles and Ray Eames is a major new exhibitionShow More Summary

Monday Decor Rant: Which Iconic Chairs Should Take a Backseat?

Photo by Laurie Rubin Photography via Modernica First produced in 1950, the Eames Shell Chair is a prime example of "Make the best for the most for the least," a motto of modernist design legends Charles and Ray Eames Even...

Zaha!: With Royal Gold Medal, is Zaha Hadid Today's Winningest Architect?

Photo by Mary McCarthy Dame Zaha Hadid was awarded the Royal Gold Medal by the Royal Institute of British Architects yesterday, the first time a woman has won the award in her own right (previously, Charles and Ray Eames,...

21 Classic Eames Elephants Reimagined By 20 Contemporary Designers

Vitra will auction off the designs for charity. Plywood is at the essence of Charles and Ray Eames' work. The pioneering designers sculpted the material into splints, shelving, and the chairs which elevated them to fame in the 1940s....Show More Summary

See the 70-year-old school desk that's worth $15,000... or more, at auction

Behold what appears to be a humble classroom desk. On Sept 10, the Chicago auction house Wright will include it in a sale of over 265 designs by the late Santa Monica-based Charles and Ray Eames. The pieces comprise the JF Chen Collection, which was exhibited by Los Angeles antiques dealer Joel...

Photo book shows Eames' beautiful details

6 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Eames: Beautiful Details by Eames Demetrios AMMO Books 2014, 408 pages, 12.5 x 9.2 x 2.2 inches $41 Buy one on Amazon One of my favorite speakers at San Mateo Maker Faire this year was Llisa Demetrios, granddaughter of Charles Eames. Read the rest

Small is Beautiful: The Champagnes of Savart

6 months agoFood & Drink / Wine : Vinography

The famous designers Charles and Ray Eames, in the employ of the then young company named IBM, once created a groundbreaking piece of film suggesting the relative scale of the universe in "Powers of Ten". It begins with footage of a picnic and zooms out to a galactic scale before zooming back in to an atomic level. Show More Summary

4 Tenets of Eames Design that Ensured their Iconic Status

Jennifer's Streamlined Simplicity Pin it For devotees of mid-century modern style, the mention of Charles and Ray Eames always elicits enthusiasm and zeal. How could it not? The husband and wife pair—known for such pieces as the Molded...Show More Summary

Chaise the Dream

Many people may recognize the name Charles Eames. Many may recognize the name Ray Eames as well. If you don’t know them, it’s time to brush up. If their story is not an inspiration, I don’t know what is. A partnership is rarely ever as successful as the one between …

What Japanese Etiquette Can Tell Us About Good UX Design

Traditional Japanese hospitality, or motenashi, can provide inspiration for the design of "smart" interactive experiences. The connections between hospitality and design are well known. Charles Eames once remarked to his contemporary...Show More Summary

7 Toys That Foster Creative Play

Create the next Charles or Ray Eames with these toys, newly available at the MoMA Design Store. Want to turn your kid into the next Ray Eames or Errol Morris? MoMA Design Store—that wondrous place brimming with all things sleek, modern, and covetable—has you covered. Show More Summary

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