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Eames Molded Plastic Chair
Charles and Ray Eames were relentless in their pursuit of a single-shell form and experimented with a range of…
Eames Elephant
Charles and Ray Eames were known for being fascinated with certain animal figures—including elephants. Charles actually…
Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman
It’s no surprise that Charles and Ray Eames spent much of their lives investigating molded plywood—but when they…
Eames Molded Plywood Chair
The chair that would earn Charles and Ray Eames the accolade of Best Design of the 20th Century from Time Magazine…
Eames Walnut Stool
When Ray Eames was asked to design furniture pieces for the Time-Life Building at Rockefeller Center in 1960, little…
Ice Cube Celebrates The Eames
"I studied architectural drafting and one thing I learned is that you always gotta have a plan" ~ Ice Cube
Eames La Chaise
Though Charles and Ray Eames’ La Chaise was never produced during their lifetime, it’s become an iconic silhouette…
Eames House Bird
Though Charles and Ray Eames weren’t the ones to design this iconic bird sculpture, they brought it to the public eye…
Last Words
We put the same four questions to everyone we talked to for the Now 99 to learn what they’re inspired by and what…
A Few Words with Lars: An Interview on Beller
Today we sit down with Lars Fjetland. He is the designer and owner of Beller (a recent addition to Austere). Lars and…
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 Lounge Chair Porn
An unapologetic look at how the classic Eames lounge chair has been featured in Dwell over the years.
Last Words, Take Two
We put the same six questions to everyone we talked to for the Now 99 issue to learn what they’re reading, rethinking,…
Words That Build by Norman Weinstein
I occasionally head over to ArchNewsNow to keep abreast of the latest happenings in the architectural press, but until…
Words You Should Know
Bid: How much the contractor will charge to build the house. Different than “estimate.” (“Bid” is to “estimate” as…
Words You Should Know
Charrette: An intense period of design activity in which a group collaborates to work out a solution to a specific…
Words You Should Know: Building Codes
Arm yourself with the vocabulary needed to navigate the world of building codes.
Eames Gossip
In the wake of InStyle Magazine's feature on the TV show "Gossip Girl" and its modern-mashup Manhattan apartment set…
Words You Should Know for Restaurants
Listed below are some useful words for the experienced diner.
Design Classic: Eames House Bird
The small decorative black bird is considered one of the most famous Eames pieces, even though it wasn't designed by…
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