Here you will find images and stories related to Charles Eames, a prolific mid-century designer who, with his wife Ray, made a huge mark on post-war US furniture design. Learn more here: dwell.com/@charlesandrayeames

Charles and Ray Eames on NBC in 1956
When resources are limited, design takes flight.
Modern Megacities Put in Perspective by Charles and Ray Eames
Charles and Ray Eames's seminal short Powers of Ten dared a generation of students to rethink the scope of urban planning.
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Charles and Ray Eames
Clowns, churches, and an aquarium: Find out how far the boundless curiosity of Ray and Charles Eames stretched.
Eames Gossip
In the wake of InStyle Magazine's feature on the TV show "Gossip Girl" and its modern-mashup Manhattan apartment set (aka the...
A Leg Splint Inspired Charles and Ray Eames' Famous Molded Plywood Lounge Chair
The classic chair developed from a commission for the army.
The Architecture of Charles Rennie Mackintosh
The turn-of-the-century design icon's architectural projects reveal his modern foresight.
Eames Demetrios for Herman Miller
Dwell on Design’s Design Innovation Stage started off strong with an interview between Editor-in-Chief Sam Grawe and Eames...
How to Build an Eames Chair
I know, I know, the Eames Shell Chair is totally ubiquitous, which is part of why this Herman Miller film from the Eames Office...
Eames Demetrios at TED2007
This week, TED released "The design genius of Charles + Ray Eames," a talk given by Eames Demetrios, the grandson of the famous...
A Very Eames Christmas
Even if you can't pony up the cash to buy a living room full of iconic furniture by Charles and Ray Eames doesn't mean that there...
Eames and EMECO on Knockoffs
Gregg Buchbinder, CEO of EMECO, and Eames Demetrios of The Eames Foundation, both experts on authentic modern design, joined...
Eames Art on Etsy
Just because you can’t afford a vintage Eames chair doesn’t mean you can’t have a little Eames in your life.
Charles Birnbaum on the Future of Landscape Architecture
Charles Birnbaum, founder and president of the Cultural Landscape Foundation, makes the case that historical preservationists are...
The Dr. Charles MacCallum Residence by Alden B. Dow
In the spring of 1935, Dr. Charles MacCallum, Midland’s only physician, asked Alden B. Dow to design a residence for the sloping...
Unseen Eames: Films from the Vault
One of the events I'm most excited about at this year's Dwell on Design is Unseen Eames, a half-hour screening of rare and...
Modernica's 20th Anniversary Eames Chair
In honor of Modernica's 20th anniversary, the company is releasing a new iteration on the classic mid-century fiberglass shell...
Simple, Not Easy: The Eames Shell Chair
The science and design behind the famous Eames shell chairs is pretty impressive.
Iconic Furniture Cameos on Charles Schulz's Peanuts
In a comic strip that appeared March 1, 1953, a Knoll Hardoy butterfly chair and an Eames LCW occupy a living room—the first...
Who Doesn't Love the Eames Duo? Explore Some of Their Most Iconic Creations
There's no denying that at Dwell, we have a special connection to Charles and Ray Eames.
10 Inspiring Quotes from the Eames Family
In 1988, Charles Eames’s only daughter, Lucia, inherited the iconic Eames house in Pacific Palisades, California after the death...