Tag Archives: Charles Eames

The Charles and Ray Eames DAR Chair

The Charles and Ray Eames Dining Armchair Rod, or Eames DAR for short, was a revolutionary piece of design that changed ideas about furniture during the post World War-II era …

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Charles and Ray Eames, La Chaise Chair’s Curvy Elegance

In 1948 Charles Eames participated in the International ‘Low-Cost Furniture’ competition organized by the Museum of Modern Arts with the design of La Chaise chair which was inspired by the …

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Mies Van Der Rohe Portrait by Josie Portillo

  After the Charles and Ray Eames, Arne Jacobsen and and George Nelson‘s portraits, today Josie shares with us the portrait of  another master of the twentieth century design: Mies …

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A Little Known, But Amazing, Eames’ Object

I’m a curious person, I like to ‘investigate’ and learn as much as possible about what I like: especially about Mid-Century design. Few days ago I was thinking which object …

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The 3 Posts You Most Loved This Month

Another month is gone…April was fast, isn’t it? So, it’s time for the monthly ‘The Best Of…” As always, I checked which posts you liked the most during the month. …

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Charles and Ray Eames: The Wire Chair

The Charles Eames Wire Chair is an iconic seat with sculptural qualities difficult to find in those years. Even though its design recalls previous fibreglass chairs, the Wire Chair was manufactured using a very different technology. …

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George Nelson: The Origin of a Doozy Success Part 3

Today I’ll share with you the third and last part of  this 3 posts series about one of the most important American Mid-Century designers: George Nelson. If you didn’t read the Part …

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Guest Post: George Nelson Portrait by Josie Portillo

This week Josie sent me a very special illustration that has been inspired by MidCenturyHome!   “Every week I try to motivate myself to work on personal sketches or paintings …

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George Nelson: The Origin of a Doozy Success Part 1

After the first ‘People in Design’ biography about Finn Juhl and The Beginning of the Danish Modern Design, today I want to share what I learnt about another protagonist of …

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The Best of the Month: February 2011

Marcel Breuer: The Friedman House House Tour: A Mid-Century/Art-Deco/Classic house in Malmö How the US Courts Thwarted the Mid-Century Design Good Memories from the Divided Mid-Century Germany The Cheap Version …

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New and Old Molded Plastic Eames Chairs

We all are Mid-Century fans, isn’t it? There’s a personal component in our personal mid century craziness because we like the design, but the market stimulates it as well! I …

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When the Mid-Century Modern Begun?

“ Mid-Century modern is an architectural, interior and product design form that generally describes mid-20th century developments in modern design, architecture, and urban development from roughly 1933 to 1965. “ …

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Charles and Ray Eames on NBC

As I was thrilled when I watched the Charles Eames’ co-workers  Marilyn and John Neuhart talking about him in: “A close look to one of the greatest designer ever: Charles Eames.“, I had …

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