Eames provides a compact insight into the career of Charles & Ray Eames, two of the most influential designers of the 20th century. The Eameses were pioneers in developing new plywood and plastic furniture, and their work has had a tremendous impact on modern design and architecture. The book was written by a Gloria Koenig, a specialist in contemporary architecture, and it is part of Taschen’s Basic Architecture series that presents life and work of internationally renowned architects with approximately 120 photographs, sketches and drafts. Editor of the collection is the German art historian Peter Gössel.
Creative duo Charles and Ray Eames were one of the most transformative forces in design history: through furniture, photography, architecture, textile design, industrial design, and film, the husband and wife defined a new, multifunctional modernity. Discover all aspects of their illustrious repertoire and its revolutionary impact on middle-class American living.