Inspiration: Eames by Gloria Koenig

Inspiration: Eames by Gloria Koenig

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Sarah Coffey
Jun 27, 2008

One of our favorite resources is a slender monograph by Gloria Koenig titled simply, "Eames." Even though their designs have become ubiquitous, the work of Charles and Ray Eames never ceases to inspire us. We often see their chairs today in minimalist environments, but when we look back on their life's work, we see how easily their furniture blends with everything from high modernism to colorful bohemain...

Gloria Koenig offers a concise, fascinating glimpse into the connections that Charles and Ray Eames drew between furniture, culture, and "whatever caught their interest."

Case Study House #8
Case Study House #9
Graphics Room at the Eames Office
Eames House Studio
House of Cards

Eames is published by Taschen Books, and is available for $10. For more photos and information, click here.

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