The Other Eames House Posted September 5, 2013 by Daniel Ostroff

In memory of Lucia Eames, we revisit this article from 2013, when Houzz visited her home and the home of her daughter, artist Llisa Eames Demetrios, and her family.

The 1949  Charles and Ray Eames house in Santa Monica, California, is justly famous as an example of innovative design thinking. It was both a design studio and a home for the most influential industrial designers of the 20th century, and an extensive restoration with the help of the Getty Museum is nearing completion. But there is another Eames house: the Sonoma County, California, home of daughter Lucia and granddaughter Llisa Demetrios and her family.
Lucia Eames and Llisa Eames Demetrios

Lucia Eames and Llisa Eames Demetrios

Both Lucia and Llisa are sculptors.
Sculptures by Llisa Eames Demetrios

Sculptures by Llisa Eames Demetrios

Designed by William Turnbull, one of the original architects of Sea Ranch, their extraordinary barn-like compound is a treasury of Eamesiana and includes a hardworking artists’ studio. Llisa gave me a tour.

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It was a ride through the imagination — like being in Powers of Ten, the famous Eames film about scale. Open those marvelous ornamental blue steel entry gates, designed by Lucia, and follow me into a design wonderland.

Read the entire article here.

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