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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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  • What was so special about Charles and Ray’s clothing?

    Posted July 29, 2019

    In this video, Eames Office education director, Carla Hartman, is at the Denver Art Museum’s...

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  • The Dresses of Ray Eames

    Posted June 12, 2019

    Ray Eames often wore bows in her hair or at the nape of her neck along with jumpers that had...

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  • Creating Sustainable Strategies for Managing Collection Environments

    Posted March 24, 2017

    A multi-year initiative from the Getty Conservation Institute addresses questions about safe...

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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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  • Why Eames Designs are Laboratory Tested

    Posted June 29, 2016

    Charles and Ray were so dedicated to service and performance that they encouraged their first...

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  • Eames Tables and Airplanes: High strength, Low weight

    Posted June 12, 2016

    Charles and Ray Eames realized consumer goods could offer better service if they were...

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  • Eames Fiberglass Colors

    Posted May 23, 2016

    Charles and Ray initially offered the Eames Fiberglass Chair in just three colors. Learn how they...

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  • Why did Charles and Ray Eames design a “bikini pad” for their wire chair?

    Posted April 25, 2016

    The concept of “Getting the best to the most for the least amount of money”...

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