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Visual impact: Nothing says modernist perfection like an Eames design The creative duoCharles Eames (1907 1978)andRay Kaiser Eames (1912 1988)transformed the visual character of America. Though best known for their furniture, the husband and wife team were also forerunners in architecture, textile design, photography, and film.The Eames work defined anew, multifunctional modernity, exemplary for its integration of craft and design, as well as for the use of modern materials, notablyplywood and plastics.The Eames Lounge Chair Wood, designed with molded plywood technology, became a defining... more

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