Smart Furniture is celebrating the season by giving away five Herman Miller classics from the Charles and Ray Eames Collection in their Summer of Eames Giveaway! You can enter the giveaway on SmartFurniture.com from May 24th - June 7th. ...Show More Summary
Bill sez, "Husband-and-wife Berkeley filmmakers Jason Cohn and Camille Servan-Schreiber won a Peabody award for their documentary about design pioneers Charles and Ray Eames, 'Eames: The Architect and the Painter.' Now they want to make a film about Jerry DeWitt, a former Pentecostal preacher who went public about his loss of faith, then lost his [...]
Paint tests, monitoring devices and a new floor at Charles and Ray Eames' landmark home are all part of a pilot project of the Getty Conservation Institute's Conserving Modern Architecture Initiative. Surprisingly, little has changed...Show More Summary
London's Design Museum has formed a new partnership with furniture company Vitra to create a pop-up garden on the River Thames. The garden showcases pieces by design world’s biggest names, including Charles and Ray Eames, Jasper Morrison, Jay Osgerby and
The Exhibit: View from the People Wall, Re-think the Eames When: April 9 to May 3 Where: Design Project Room, Geneva University of Art and Design The American designers Charles Eames (1907–1978) and Ray Eames (1912–1988) were also filmmakers and photographers. Show More Summary
By far the most famous American Mid-Century designers, Charles and Ray Eames legacy can still be found in tastefully furnished appartments all over the world. A standout piece is without doubt the Shell Chair. Originally introduced in 1948 by Herman… Eames Molded Wood Chair by Herman Miller is a post by Fritz Radtke on Highsnobiety.
Vitra announced a re-work of classic Charles and Ray Eames designs at Salone del Mobile. Holding the license to these works in Europe, Vitra updates both colors and materials on the Eames collection. The stand-outs in the re-works in black including… Eames Collection Items in Black by Vitra for 2013 is a post by Jeff Carvalho on Selectism.
The iconic lounge chair designed by Charles and Ray Eames is now so ubiquitous and clichéd that Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner passed on using it in the show. In an attempt to spice up the classic, furniture manufacturer Vitra...
Jiro Dreams of Sushi, Charles and Ray Eames, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles -- the under cover influences of breakout web star Airbnb.
Material honesty—the idea that a substance should be itself, rather than mimic something else—has guided everyone from Ruskin, an art critic, to Charles and Ray Eames, designers of the iconic plywood chair (LCW). By stripping away any...Show More Summary
The Eames House in Pacific Palisades, California is approaching 70 (after a protracted design and building process, Charles and Ray moved in on Christmas Eve 1949) and the beloved landmark is need of some TLC. The Eames Foundation is...Show More Summary
Hope To Better The Person is a nice post by Brandon Leedy on the aim of product design, in which he examines a video by Charles Eames and draws parallels with Apple and others. His thesis: “Ultimately, that’s what a good product does, it hopes to better the user. Not with technical specs or price, [...] The post Hope To Better The Person appeared first on Bokardo.
“You sell your expertise, you have a limited repertoire. You sell your ignorance, you have an unlimited repertoire.” - Charles Eames
Best known for their iconic lounge chair that's still in production 57 years after it was introduced, Charles and Ray Eames were actually masters of design across many fields. In 1972 Polaroid asked them to produce a promotional video for its now iconic SX-70 instant camera, and what they created was nothing short of magical. More »
Charles and Ray Eames’ timeless masterpiece is as comfortable as it is luxurious. The Herman Miller Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman is part of the Museum of Modern Art’s permanent collection. Hat Tip Link Price: $4.5K
The molded plastic rocker, whether the authentic Eames variety or one of the many replicas, is a definite design classic. Originally designed by Charles and Ray Eames in 1948, we still see these stylish rockers in a lot of house tours and kids rooms today. To get the look in your own home, check out our resource list for this iconic rocker after the jump… More
The famous short film by Charles and Ray Eames... Has its match in the Scale of the Universe, a website by Cary Haung. This post's tipper is Ian Ruotsala. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
It’s kind of amazing when you think about it, all the things Charles and Ray Eames did. Known for work as diverse as the Eames chair and the short film “Powers of Ten,” they were architects, artists and designers of everything from graphics...Show More Summary
This is a guest article contributed by Aniya Wells. Charles and Ray Eames were the design power couple of the 20th century. Their Eames Lounge chair for Herman Miller, shown below, is one of the most lusted-after furniture designs in [..] Read More
What: 12 Classic designs by Charles and Ray Eames From: Smart Furniture Value: Over $10,500 in prizes Our friends at Smart Furniture are celebrating the holidays with their second annual 12 Days of Eames Holiday Giveaway, and you can enter now to win! From December 1-12, they're giving away an authentic Herman Miller furniture icon every day. Show More Summary