A Lounge Chair for the End of the World
What still captivates us about the postwar designs of husband-and-wife team Charles and Ray Eames?
Sep 7, 2023
Charles and Ray Eames with Eames Side Chairs, in the 1960 Eames film Kaleidoscope Jazz Chairs
Be sure to visit the MoMA Design Store’s Eames Office Pop-Up, and don’t miss A Talk about MoMA and the Eameses on Thursday, September 21.
Donald Albrecht, “Evolving Forms: A Photographic Essay of Eames Furniture, Prototypes, and Experiments,” in The Work of Charles and Ray Eames: A Legacy of Invention (New York: Harry N. Abrams in association with the Library of Congress and the Vitra Design Museum, 1997), 74.
Anna Burckhardt on Clara Porset’s Butaque Chair
A Cuban artist working in Mexico, Porset incorporated Mexican craft traditions into her signature design.
Nov 12, 2021
What Do We Mean By Good Design?
Ten objects from The Value of Good Design highlight the democratizing potential of design.
Juliet Kinchin, Andrew Gardner
Mar 4, 2019