• Eames Tables and Airplanes: High strength, Low weight

    Posted June 12, 2016

    Charles and Ray Eames realized consumer goods could offer better service if they were...

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  • Why Did Charles and Ray Eames Make Models?

    Posted June 7, 2016

    Charles and Ray Eames created models of every element of their designs. The discipline of...

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  • Newton Deck of Cards

    Posted May 26, 2016

    Charles and Ray had a very close working relationship with IBM. Their Newton Deck of Cards, a gift...

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  • Eames Fiberglass Colors

    Posted May 23, 2016

    Charles and Ray initially offered the Eames Fiberglass Chair in just three colors. Learn how they...

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  • An Eames Solution to College Students’ Storage Problems

    Posted May 17, 2016

    In designing the Eames Contract Storage system in 1961, Charles and Ray focused on furnishings...

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  • 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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