• Eames Lessons Learned from Tools

    Posted May 4, 2016

    Charles and Ray Eames found design lessons and inspiration in good old-fashioned tools.

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  • Why did Charles and Ray Eames design a “bikini pad” for their wire chair?

    Posted April 25, 2016

    The concept of “Getting the best to the most for the least amount of money”...

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  • Love and Discipline in the Age of Choices

    Posted April 20, 2016

    For its March 1958 issue, Family Circle magazine invited eight “authorities,”...

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  • A Good Learner

    Posted April 15, 2016

    The beginning of An Eames Primer details the fascinating early life of Charles Eames. Covering...

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  • War-Plane Materials Applied to Post-War Housing

    Posted April 13, 2016

    The goal of the Case Study House program was to provide low-cost housing for the...

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  • Comparing Rietveld and Eames

    Posted April 6, 2016

    In a 1969 interview with S.M. Pruys for the Dutch newspaper, Algemeen Handelsblad, Charles Eames...

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  • Ray and the Color Purple

    Posted March 29, 2016

    In 1949, Charles Eames told the Christian Science Monitor: “She [Ray Eames] is equally...

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  • Eames Lounge Chair is “Cared for”

    Posted March 15, 2016

    For many people, the Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman is the ultimate chair. We can learn...

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  • H.R. Giger’s World

    Posted March 3, 2016

    At the start of the film Dark Star: H.R. Giger’s World, a documentary about the prolific...

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  • Eames + Ice Cube: the Details

    Posted March 1, 2016

    As part of its Pacific Standard Time exhibition initiative, the Getty Museum enlisted renowned...

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