The Details

  • 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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  • War-Plane Materials Applied to Post-War Housing

    Posted April 13, 2016

    The goal of the Case Study House program was to provide low-cost housing for the...

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  • Ray and the Color Purple

    Posted March 29, 2016

    In 1949, Charles Eames told the Christian Science Monitor: “She [Ray Eames] is equally...

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  • Eames + Ice Cube: the Details

    Posted March 1, 2016

    As part of its Pacific Standard Time exhibition initiative, the Getty Museum enlisted renowned...

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  • Eames Chair Glides

    Posted February 8, 2016

    “The details are not the details; they make the product.” – Charles Eames

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  • Five things Charles & Ray Eames teach us about play

    Posted December 1, 2015

    With the launch of Herman Miller’s Serious Fun article, we reflect on five things that Charles...

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  • Eames Chairs Safe for Schools and Children

    Posted October 28, 2015

    The new Eames Fiberglass Shell Chairs by Herman Miller are certified GREENGUARD Gold.

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  • Tall, Taller, Tallest

    Posted August 28, 2015

    At the 2015 Neocon, a “new” Eames product, the Eames Molded Stool, received Interior Design’s...

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  • Advice for Students from Charles Eames

    Posted June 23, 2015

    A rare opportunity to see Charles Eames’s handwritten notes from his presentation to the...

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  • The Eames Solar Toy

    Posted June 3, 2015

    It was characteristic of the Eameses to focus on others. In describing the boundaries within...

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