Monday, December 10, 2012

Furniture of Charles and Ray Eames (30pics)


When it comes to the influence on modern architecture and furniture in 19th century American design... Charles and Ray Eames is at the top of most everybody's list... 
-check out 30 examples of their furniture designs below: 

Charles Eames (1907-78) and Ray Eames (1912-88) gave shape to America's twentieth century. Their lives and work represented the nation's defining social movements: the West Coast's coming-of-age, the economy's shift from making goods to the producing information, and the concept of modern design as an agent of social change, elevating it to a national agenda. Their evolution from furniture designers to cultural ambassadors demonstrated their boundless talents and the overlap of their interests with those of their country. -loc.gov






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