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Alvar and Aino Alto, Pioneering Advocates of Modernism, Highlighted in New Exhibit

Get to know a midcentury design power couple It's apparently a good year for celebrating midcentury design power couples. Just after an exhibit featuring tributes to Charles and Ray Eames wrapped up in Los Angeles, a new show at the Bard Graduate Center Gallery in New York City will honor a lesser known pair: Alvar and Aino Alto. Show More Summary

Support Eames Demetrios's parallel universe art/story/geography project!

last monthHumor / odd : Boing Boing

For more than a decade, BB pal Eames Demetrios (grandson of Charles and Ray Eames) has developed Kcymaerxthaere, a fantastically strange collection of parallel universe stories physically tied to real world sites that link the alternate reality with our own. Show More Summary

A Visual Tour of Alexander Girard's Beautiful, Folk Art-Inspired Design

A new retrospective at the Vitra Museum offers a deep dive into the influential designer's playful approach Despite being an in-house designer at Herman Miller, a friend and collaborator with Ray and Charles Eames, and a master of colorful...Show More Summary

The Evolution of Eames

Charles and Ray Eames aren’t necessarily household names, but their inventions certainly are. The couple is responsible for many of... The post The Evolution of Eames appeared first on Lifehack.

Charles and Ray Eames Legacy Celebrated in Gorgeous New Art Show

Featuring a ton of rad illustrations and miniature models Midcentury modern design's premier couple, Charles and Ray Eames, are the subject of a fabulous new exhibit at the Nucleus art gallery in Los Angeles. To celebrate the Eames'Show More Summary

Hollywood's Golden Age, As Photographed By Charles Eames

The iconic midcentury polymath documented the making of Billy Wilder's most famous films. Legendary designers Charles and Ray Eames were multimedia masters, frequently—and brilliantly—communicating their philosophy through film and photography. Read Full Story

Eames-Inspired Art Exhibition Opens This Weekend — Design News

Pin it Are you mad about mid-century? Then head on over to Nucleus Gallery in LA for a tribute to Charles & Ray Eames. READ MORE »

Hollywood Photography of Ray & Charles Eames Subject of New Exhibit

Behind-the-scenes snaps show the influence of photography on their design process Charles Eames’s contributions span art forms, but for influential designer, photography may have been one of his first loves. He snapped photos nearly his entire life, starting when his father gave him a camera at age 12. Show More Summary

Revisiting “Powers of Ten” After Almost 50 Years

3 months agoArts : Art Fag City

At the Museo Jumex, Andrés Jaque / Office For Political Innovation mine the Ray and Charles Eames classic for content to politicize in the exhibition Superpowers of Ten. It is mostly a big stretch.

American Design Auction in Chicago Reveals Gems, Deals

Photos via Wright. Yesterday, Chicago auction house Wright kicked off American Design, the glorious sale where lots include works by such illustrious designers as George Nelson, Ray & Charles Eames, Jens Risom, Harry Bertoia, Eero Saarinen, and more. On...

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

4 months 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

7 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

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