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Debates: Finding themselves with irreconcilable differences of...

Finding themselves with irreconcilable differences of opinion about whether designer Ora-Ïto's mashup of the Eames Lounge chair and a pair of Nikes is a viable homage to Charles and Ray Eames' original or a complete design sin, Co.Design writers Mike...

Ora-Ïto Designs Concept “Nikeames” Shoe as Tribute to Charles and Ray Eames

It’s not often the worlds of furniture and footwear collide, but that hasn’t stopped French designer Ora-Ïto from giving it a try. Taking the iconic Eames Lounge 670 chair – one of the most recognisable pieces of furniture of the past… Ora-Ïto Designs Concept “Nikeames” Shoe as Tribute to Charles and Ray Eames is a post by Alexander Gwilliam on Highsnobiety.

Nikeames by Ora Ito, an Eames-Inspired Nike Trainer

Fast Co. Design have jokingly called these “the worst thing in the world.” Ora Ito, a French furniture designer, conceptualized this Nike-branded trainer as an “homage to Charles and Ray Eames,” specifically taking from their original Eames Lounge 750 armchair. The… Nikeames by Ora Ito, an Eames-Inspired Nike Trainer is a post by Elaine YJ Lee on Selectism.

Deborah Sussman, Los Angeles area designer was 83

Sussman began her career as an office designer for Charles and Ray Eames. She created a distinctive graphic look for the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles.

Video Interlude: In 1956, designers Charles and Ray...

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In 1956, designers Charles and Ray Eames went on NBC's Home show to debut the Eames Lounge Chair, which went on to became one of the most iconic and sought-after mid-century furniture designs. Have a look at Curbed National to...

Video Interlude: In 1956, designers Charles and Ray...

In 1956, designers Charles and Ray Eames went on NBC's Home show to debut the Eames Lounge Chair, which went on to became one of the most iconic and sought-after mid-century furniture designs. Have a look at Curbed National to...

Video Interlude: In 1956, designers Charles and Ray...

In 1956, designers Charles and Ray Eames went on NBC's Home show to debut the Eames Lounge Chair, which went on to became one of the most iconic and sought-after midcentury furniture designs. Have a look at Curbed National to...

Video Interlude: Watch Charles and Ray Eames Debut Their Iconic Lounge Chair

Photo via Penccil To get a feel for what it was like to encounter the now widely beloved and collected Eames Lounge Chair for the very first time, pretend you're a viewer of NBC's Home show in 1956 and watch...

Watch Charles and Ray Eames Debut Their Most Famous Chair On TV In 1956

Charles and Ray Eames were the archetypal design power couple, who each brought their own distinct kind of creative genius to the personal and professional partnership. When they visited NBC's daytime Home show in 1956 to debut their (now-iconic) eponymous lounge, Charles introduced themselves thusly: "Ray is a painter. Show More Summary

This 1956 NBC Segment Dramatically Debuts Eames's Iconic Lounge Chair

In 1941, Charles Eames was introduced to the world through an exhibit at MoMA, and by the 1950s he was a household name and his chairs a household fixture. In 1956, Eames (along with his wife Ray) went on NBC's Home show to introduce his latest contribution to the furniture world: the now iconic Eames lounge chair. Show More Summary

Three Minutes Of Spinning Tops That Are Impossible To Stop Watching

This short film takes its inspiration from the 1969 film Tops directed by famed designers Ray and Charles Eames, and is literally nothing more than footage of spinning tops of all shapes, sizes, and colors. But don't be fooled, it's more captivating as anything Hollywood has produced in the past decade. Read more...

A Carbon Fiber “Eames Sofa” by Matthew Strong

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.

What Charles And Ray Eames Might Have Done With Modern Materials

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

11 websites that perfect UX by focusing on details

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 […]

Can You Figure Out the Movies Behind These 13 Minimalist Posters?

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."

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“Beyond the age of information is the age of choices.” - Charles Eames

Eames Wire: In honor of Charles Eames' birthday,...

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,...

The Potato Chip Chair – A Vitra Anecdote for Charles Eames’ Birthday

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

Open Office: 1958

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

The Eames House - Case Study House No. 8 in 3D

3 months agoArts / Graphic Design : Abduzeedo

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

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