An Eames Anthology

  • What Chairs Will Be Used in This Year’s Presidential Debates?

    Posted August 30, 2016

    We’re hoping this year’s Presidential Debate stages will be as well-furnished as the...

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  • Franklin & Jefferson and Charles & Ray

    Posted August 2, 2016

    Forty years ago this year, the Eames exhibition The World of Franklin and Jefferson began its...

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  • Ray Eames: A glimpse into her views on art

    Posted July 12, 2016

    In the September 1943 issue of Arts & Architecture, Ray Eames shared her ideas about art...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Ray Eames in World War II

    Posted February 23, 2016

    Between 1941 and 1947, Ray Eames designed 27 covers for Arts & Architecture magazine.

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