Charles Eames: Design Pioneer

“If you examine this furniture, you will find sincerity, honesty, conviction, affection, imagination, and humor. You will not grasp how this furniture came into being or what it really means unless you understand this also about Charles Eames.” —Eliot Noyes, art and architecture, 1946

Charles and Ray Eames have pioneered modernist furniture, carved out a new way to think about design, and even changed our understanding of the scales of the universe.

Continue reading “‘Sincerity, Honesty, Conviction, Affection, Imagination, and Humour’: A Profile of Charles Eames, 1946″ by Maria Popova at Brain Pickings.

[Top Image: EAMES: The Architect and the Painter, © Eames Office, LLC]


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