- Hard back
- 320 pages
- ISBN : 978-0-500-51830-4
- Dimensions : W : 15 cm; W : 21cm; H : 22cm
Great Reasons To Buy The World Of Charles And Ray Eames
- This book offers a richly illustrated overview of design pioneers the Eameses and their world.
- It contains a wealth of material, from personal letters to newly commissioned essays to reprints of contemporary texts
- It's a hardback publication with a stunning artwork cover, making it an ideal gift for a design addict.
Why You'll Love This Book
The World of Charles and Ray Eames is a unique and sumptuous monograph that visually celebrates the diverse work of two of the greatest designers of the 20th century- couple Charles and Ray Eames. Containing everything from personal letters, photographs, drawings and artwork, to their products, models, multi-media installations and furniture, this book includes not only the designs for which they are best known, but also provides an insight into the lives of the Eameses, the Eames Office and the breadth of their pioneering work. Richly illustrated, it truly brings to life their ideas that did much to shape the cultural landscape of the post-war period and beyond and is an ideal gift for design aficionados.
Charles and Ray Eames are amongst the most renowned designers of the 20th century. They are most well known for their groundbreaking and iconic furniture designs, but they also created important, creative, experimental, and beautiful work in the areas of architecture, exhibit design, textile design, product design, graphic design, toy design, film, and photography. it was their distinctly postwar American enthusiasm and openness to the world around them gave them free license to explore work in many disciplines.