It has been endless the amount of times that I have heard people talk about the Charles and Ray Eames at a dinner table, and then the host of the dinner, points you in the direction to one of there pieces of furniture. Then the crowd descent on the piece of furniture and draw reference to a particualr publication or a trip in Europe, US a exotic get away.
My conclusion is better to tap into the source and watch the documentary that is narrated by James Franco.
They give shape to America’s 20th century – It all began with the chair… For four decades, 901 Washington boulevard in Venice Beach, California was one of the most creative addresses on earth. Dozen of gifted young designers cut their teeth within the walls of his studio… They were introducing people to ways of looking at the world differently” – Can’t wait to see the documentary! “the first film to be made about Charles and Ray Eames.
Eames Office also created a mind-bending variety of other products, from splints for wounded military during World War II, to photography, interiors, multi-media exhibits, graphics, games, films and toys. But their personal lives and influence on significant events in American life