Collection by Zachary Edelson

Eames Designs in Modern Homes January 28, 2016


Charles and Ray Eames were so much more than furniture designers: they worked in the fields of fine art, film, architecture, industrial design, toy design, and more. These modern homes feature their furniture, plus a few other unusual Eames pieces.

White walls bring a sense of warmth to the living room, while furnishings like a Ligne Roset sofa and Eames Bent...
In the dining area, a trio of Beat pendants by Tom Dixon hang over an Eames table for Herman Miller and Saarinen...
Unsightly garbage is hidden behind cabinets.
Aumas reads on a vintage Swan sofa by Arne Jacobsen.
An Eames mid-century coat rack hangs in the kitchen looking onto the second dining room and storage hallway leading to...
The study features floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors that bring the outdoors in. Space-saving custom walnut desks...
The open-plan living-kitchen-dining area is a repository of design icons, both classic and contemporary.
On a wall hangs a leg splint designed by Charles and Ray Eames for the U.S. Navy in 1942.
In the dining area, a vintage table is surrounded by Eames DCM chairs topped with leather cushions custom-made by Peart.
Windows and sliding doors open the space to the environment and provide natural ventilation.