Mathew Strong bends and weaves carbon fiber to form a contemporary take on a Eames-style sofa. Inspiring off of two of the 20th century’s greatest furniture designers, the Michigan based designer does what Charles and Ray Eames might have done… A Carbon Fiber “Eames Sofa” by Matthew Strong is a post by Logan Reidel on Selectism.
Matthew Strong recreates an Eames sofa using carbon fiber. What else might the legendary designers have done with today's materials? The Eames fiberglass shell chair has been made in the same way for almost 60 years. A mold covered in...Show More Summary
Charles Eames said, “The details are not the details. They make the design.” A website is a composite of details—and its content is communicated through them. Whether designed to provide information or serve as an app, a well-executed site is one that has turned a critical eye to everything, from the copy to images to […]
Hints to the answers are in the gallery above. Find the solutions at the bottom of this post. When Charles Eames articulated his and Ray’s now-famous design philosophy, “the best for the most for the least,” he was referring to furniture. But the line could be used to describe good work from any number of […]
“Beyond the age of information is the age of choices.” - Charles Eames
In honor of Charles Eames' birthday, the folks at Arch Daily put together a pretty incredible collection of videos staring Charles and Ray Eames. See the design juggernaut couple's first ever TV appearance, plus a sweet tour of their home,...
Vitra give us a look at the historical Potato Chip Chair to commemorate Charles Eames’ birthday today. The Eames couple’s first serially-produced chair, the DCM (Dining Chair Metal), obtained its nickname of Potato Chip soon after its...Show More Summary
Somewhere around Los Angeles circa 1958. "Aluminum Group furniture (chairs, ottomans, tables) designed by Charles Eames for Herman Miller Inc." Large format negative from the Office of Charles and Ray Eames. Back again at the waiting...Show More Summary
I am a huge fan of Charles and Ray Eames. They are icons in the design and architecture world with major contributions in both areas. One of the most famous masterpieces was their house, also known as Case Study House No. 8. Unusual for such an avant-garde design, the Eames Case Study No. Show More Summary
A look at how the feminine half of the famous husband and wife team shaped the Eamesian principles of design. Charles and Ray Eames were partners in life and in work. Yet throughout their joined careers, Charles often served as the mouthpiece for all things Eames. Show More Summary
Somewhere around Los Angeles circa 1958. "Aluminum Group furniture (chairs, ottomans, tables) designed by Charles Eames for Herman Miller Inc." Large format negative from the Office of Charles and Ray Eames. View full size.
Husband and wife Charles and Ray Eames collaborated as equal partners in a 50-year career that spanned the worlds of graphics, furniture, exhibitions, and architecture. A new exhibition highlights Ray's contributions to one of the most famous design partnerships in history. Read more...
In a furniture lineup, few chairs are be as recognizable as the Eames Molded Fiberglass Chair. This design, by everyone's favorite Modernist design duo Charles and Ray Eames, has become one of the most exalted works of mid-century modernism, sought after
Long-time peddler of Mad Men-era furniture Herman Miller published a brief history about its candy-colored, iconic shell chairs designed by Charles and Ray Eames. There's also a collection of factory-fresh.gifs that show exactly how a bunch of fiberglass-enforced plastic...
In a furniture lineup, few chairs would be as recognizable as the Eames Molded Fiberglass Chair. This design, by everyone's favorite Modernist design duo Charles and Ray Eames, has become one of the most exalted works of mid-century modernism, sought after
You’ve probably seen Charles and Ray Eames’ La Chaise chair, but never quite like this. Everything is in the right place. Everything is made of the right material. But it’s way too small for you to sit on.
Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel got philosophical over the weekend in a keynote address at the AXS Partner Summit. Peppering his speech with quotes from iconic industrial designer Charles Eames and the poet Robert Burns, he elaborated on his...Show More Summary
Socks Studio has a short article and a bunch of photos of "The Toy." “The Toy” was a self-assembly project made in 1951 by Charles and Ray Eames and sold by Sears, Roebuck and Co.
Rebecca The Cookie Architect and 29 fellow cookie bakers collaborated on this awesome Gingerbread House of Cards. Inspire by architects Charles and Ray Eames’ House of Cards Game, Rebecca created gingerbread card pieces and mailed one...Show More Summary
Vitra present this range of lightweight, soft merino wool blankets featuring classic prints from Charles and Ray Eames and Alexander Girard. Handmade by a German blanket manufacturing company with 100 years of experience, jacquard woven,...Show More Summary