Charles & Ray Eames

Charles and Ray Eames are considered the most influential designers of the 20th century. The husband and wife team are best known for their groundbreaking contributions to architecture, furniture design, industrial design and manufacturing, and the photographic art.

Charles, an architect and Ray, a painter, married in 1941 and moved to California where they continued their furniture design work with moulding plywood. In 1948, Herman Miller began producing the Eameses’ moulded plywood furniture. Their moulded plywood chair (DCM) is considered the best design of the 20th century.
Herman Miller, Inc., continues to produce the Eameses iconic furniture today. With a grand sense of adventure, Charles and Ray Eames turned their curiosity and boundless enthusiasm into their creations. Their unique synergy led to a whole new look in furniture. Lean and modern. Playful and functional. Sleek, sophisticated, and beautifully simple. That was and is the "Eames look."

Iconic designs from the duo, such as the Eames Classic Lounge & Ottoman, Eames LCW, Eames DCM + more are on display at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York.
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