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Charles and Ray Eames

Charles and Ray Eames brought design to the masses using innovative materials and efficient manufacturing techniques.

History

In the early 1940s, the husband-and-wife design team of Charles and Ray Eames began a career that spanned nearly five decades. Today they are widely considered the most influential designers of the 20th century. Their extraordinary furniture quite literally changed the way ordinary people lived and experienced design.

Watch the video to discover more insights into Charles and Ray's design philosophy, as told by their grandson, Eames Demetrios.

Dedication to Design

From lounge chairs to textiles and housing, the Eameses were passionate about designing pieces that could be easily and cheaply produced by machines. Charles once defined his design philosophy as "getting the most of the best to the greatest number of people for the least."

The duo's experiments in wood molding led to a 1942 commission from the U.S. Navy and later, cutting-edge furniture for the general public.

We embrace the Eames philosophy that good design must be practical, functional and easy to live with. As a result, we offer furniture designed by icons or produced by family-owned businesses to ensure quality and timeless beauty for your home.

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