An Eames Anthology

  • Eames: The Best in Airport Seating

    Posted September 23, 2020

    In 1961, two new terminal buildings were opened at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport....

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  • Education as a Found Object

    Posted July 20, 2020

    Charles and Ray Eames often talked about “found education,” which they defined as...

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  • Charles Eames asks “How is it going to look in ten years?”

    Posted February 10, 2020

    Hugh DePree, a CEO of Herman Miller, who worked closely with Charles and Ray Eames, told a...

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  • MoMA’s 1947 Mies van der Rohe Exhibition Through the Eyes of Charles Eames

    Posted November 25, 2019

    The Museum of Modern Art in New York City presented a retrospective from September through...

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  • Charles Eames on the function of a jukebox

    Posted July 17, 2019

    In Kansas City, Missouri, October 1952, Charles Eames gave a speech at the American Institute of...

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  • The Consistency of Structure

    Posted July 5, 2019

    Edward P. Morgan, the host of the experimental public television show “Public Broadcast...

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  • Charles Eames says “To hell with the seats”

    Posted June 26, 2019

    This is one of a series of blogs about An Eames Anthology. Here I highlight an Eames text that...

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  • Excerpts from An Eames Anthology for Earth Day 2019

    Posted April 22, 2019

    Charles and Ray Eames often addressed the issue of environmental sustainability. In this...

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  • An Eames Anthology: Charles Eames on Chair Evolution

    Posted December 10, 2018

    Learn about the evolution of Eames designs from Charles himself, as told to Interiors magazine...

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  • Charles Eames on the value of Leonardo da Vinci

    Posted March 21, 2018

    Charles and Ray frequently invoked Leonardo da Vinci’s example to make arguments about art...

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