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The Work of Charles and Ray Eames
A Legacy of Invention
The Work of Charles and Ray Eames
Authors: Essays by Donald Albrecht et al.
Imprint: Abrams Books
ISBN: 0-8109-9232-9
EAN: 9780810992320
Availability: Out of Stock
Publishing Date: 3/1/2005
Trim Size: 9 x 11 7/8
Page Count: 208
Cover: Paperback
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About the book
From the 1940s to the 1970s, the Los Angeles–based husband-and-wife team of Charles and Ray Eames practiced design at its most virtuous and its most expansive. Their furniture, toys, buildings, films, graphics, exhibitions, and books all aimed to improve society—not only functionally but also culturally and intellectually. The essays in this handsome and generously illustrated volume examine the Eameses' projects in the contexts of science, corporate patronage, and politics as well as those of modern design, architecture, and art.

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