The Work of Charles and Ray Eames: A Legacy of Invention
From the 1940s to the 1970s, the Los Angelesbased husband-and-wife team of Charles and Ray Eames practiced design at its most virtuous and its most expansive. Their furniture, toys, buildings, films, graphics, exhibitions, and books all aimed to improve society, not only functionally but also culturally and intellectually. The essays in this handsome and generously illustr...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published March 1st 2005 by Harry N. Abrams
(first published September 1st 1997)
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One of the most influential couples of the Twentieth century, Charles and Ray Eames made plastic chic. This book details their achievements in architecture, graphics and film as well as furniture design. But, if anyone wants to know, I'd love an Eames molded plastic rocker for Christmas or my birthday or for any other special occasion.