100 Quotes by Charles Eames


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A collection of insightful quotes from the mind of designer Charles Eames.

Who ever said that pleasure wasn’t functional? asked Charles Eames, the late and great mid-century modern designer. His words have been captured in this smart and playful book of quotations compiled by the Eames Office. Originally published in 2007 for the centennial of his birth, 100 Quotes by Charles Eames features one hundred timeless Charles Eames quotes printed in six languages (English, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish, Chinese and Japanese.) His words have been vigilantly drawn from numerous archived sources, such as: film, publication, interviews and Eames Office files. Each quote is as genuine as the man himself, and sheds some insight into the mind of a pivotal force in American design. 200 pages. Paperback.

Weight 0.5 lbs
Dimensions 6 × 4.5 × 0.75 in





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Charles Ormand Eames Jr., a nearly-licensed architect born in St. Louis in 1907, and Bearnice Alexandra “Ray” Kaiser, an abstract painter born in Sacramento in 1912, are cemented into the canon of 20th-century design. Since uniting in 1940, these partners in life and work have been internationally recognized at the forefront of the design, architecture, filmmaking, and furniture communities.

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