Versatility and Performance Posted May 18, 2005 by Daniel Ostroff

We spot an Eames DKR in this advertisement for Mercury range cookers. The ad copy describes the chair as well as the Mercurys.

We spot an Eames DKR in this advertisement for Mercury range cookers.  The ad copy describes the chair as well as the Mercury’s.

“Performance” is a quality Charles and Ray Eames sought to maximize in their designs, and as for “details,”  C + R Eames wrote in their script for their film, ECS:  “The details are not the details, they make the design.”