Dreams of Eames
Every April, the design world trots off to Milan to show its new wares, but traipsing through the massive show, we couldn't shake a certain sense of déjà vu.
In 1946, Eliot Noyes described Charles Eames's furniture as a "compound of aesthetic brilliance and technical inventiveness," and we're inclined to agree with his assessment. But was Eames so brilliant and so inventive that some sixty years later we're still hung up on his singular approach to form-making? The answer, for now, seems to be a resounding yes.