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Charles & Ray Eames

 (1907/1912 - 1978/1988)
Charles & Ray Eames was active/lived in California.  Charles Ray Eames is known for furniture design, architecture, film making.

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Charles & Ray Eames

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Charles Ormond Eames, Jr (1907-1978) and Bernice Alexandra "Ray" (née Kaiser) Eames (1912-1988) were husband and wife and American designers, who worked in and made major contributions to modern architecture and furniture. They also worked in the fields of industrial and graphic design, fine art and film.  Both students at the Cranbrook Academy of Art*, they married and moved to Los Angeles, where they lived and worked as architects, furniture and fabric designers and film makers for the remainder of their lives.  He preceded her in death by ten years.

The Eameses pioneered technologies, such as the fiberglass* and plastic resin* chairs and the wire mesh chairs designed for Herman Miller. From the beginning, t  ...  Displaying 750 of 6753 characters.



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About  Charles & Ray Eames

Born:  1907/1912
Died:   1978/1988
Known for:  furniture design, architecture, film making