Eames Spotting

  • The Toy

    Posted September 9, 2019

    In 1951, Charles and Ray Eames brought to market The Toy, a colorful, thoughtful product,...

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  • The Eames Dash Ninety-Nine Collaboration with Alexander Girard

    Posted August 22, 2019

    By 1966, two million Eames Fiberglass Shell Chairs had been produced. Herman Miller marked...

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  • #TBT Pharrell Williams and an Eames chair in GQ

    Posted March 26, 2018

    Four years ago this month, Pharrell Williams was on the GQ cover, and on the inside he’s...

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  • Yves Behar Specifies Eames for Canopy

    Posted March 20, 2018

    We salute Herman Miller designer Yves Behar (of the Sayl chair and more) for specifying Eames...

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  • Exploded Eames at the Henry Ford Museum

    Posted September 7, 2017

    If you’re curious to see how the Eames Lounge Chair looks when suspended into an...

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  • 14 Eamesian Parables

    Posted September 6, 2017

    This is the first of many Director’s Blogs to come. The posts will be a regular installment...

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  • The Need for Orange

    Posted July 5, 2017

    For fifty five years, employees and shoppers at Toy House, a toy store in Jackson, Michigan,...

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  • Vintage Graphics from the Eames Vaults

    Posted September 23, 2016

    For many years, the Eames Office produced the sales materials used to promote their products.

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  • The Chair in Charles Eames’s Office

    Posted September 9, 2016

    Visitors to Schaudepot, the newest building at the Vitra Design Museum (VDM), can now see Charles...

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  • The Secret of the Eames Segmented Base

    Posted August 16, 2016

    Charles and Ray Eames introduced the Segmented Base Table design in 1964.

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