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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 […]

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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

2 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

3 Of Ray Eames's Unsung Influences On Modern Design

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

When Chic Met Shabby: 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. View full size.

A Glimpse Into the Life of Midcentury Design Legend Ray Eames

3 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

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...

The Iconic Eames Shell Chair is Now Available in New Recyclable Fiberglass!

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

Behind Eames' Seams: Long-time peddler of Mad Men-era furniture...

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...

The Iconic Eames Shell Chair is Now Available in New Recyclable Fiberglass!

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

Tiny Replicas of Famous Furniture for Your Cat’s Next Dinner Party

6 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gadget Lab

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.

Evan Spiegel preaches the true meaning of Snapchat

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

"The Toy" by Ray and Charles Eames

6 months agoOdd : Boing Boing

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...

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 Create Jacquard Woven Merino Wool Blankets Featuring Eames & Girard Prints

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

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