charles and ray eames

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Thursday, January 15th, 2009

5:49 pm

Eames Wire Chair

selectism - Eames Wire Chair

Designed in 1951, the Wire Chair from Charles and Ray Eames rose from a challenge to provide well priced, lightweight and durable furniture. Bent wire proved their structural answer, and the form was born. Herman Miller produced the chairs consistently…

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Tuesday, November 18th, 2008

6:12 pm

Video | The Shell Chair By Charles Eames

Video | The Shell Chair By Charles Eames

Robust Flavor shares this great walk-thru video showing the assembly line process of building an Eames Shell Chair. “In 1948, Charles and Ray Eames submitted the shell chair to the International Competition for Low Cost Furniture, sponsored by the Museum…

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Friday, October 24th, 2008

10:24 pm

Miniature Eames Arm Chair by Vitra

selectism - Miniature Eames Arm Chair by Vitra

A longstanding affinity for Vitra miniatures was reignited today by the daily MOSS update. Not really cost effective (one can find a full size example cheaper), the Vitra miniatures collection nonetheless allows for a comprehensive furniture collection without the frightening…

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Wednesday, June 18th, 2008

1:20 am

Eames Stamps

Eames Stamps

In celebration of the birthday of Charles Eames (he would have been 101 today) the US Postal Service has released a commemorative 42 cent stamp. The stamp features key designs from Charles and his wife Ray. In total, there are…

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