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About this designer: Charles & Ray Eames
Charles & Ray Eames
Charles and Ray Eames are among the most important American designers of the 20th century. They are best known for their groundbreaking contributions to architecture, furniture, industrial design and manufacturing, and the photographic arts. Charles was born in 1907 in Missouri. After attending Washington University he began working in an architectural office. In 1930, Charles started his own practice. He began extending his design ideas beyond architecture and received a fellowship to Cranbrook Academy of Art in Michigan, where he became head of the design department. Ray Kaiser Eames was born in California. She studied painting before starting at Cranbrook Academy where she met and assisted Charles and Eero Saarinen in preparing designs for the Museum of Modern Art's "Organic Furniture Competition."
About this brand: Vitra
Vitra
Vitra is a furniture company dedicated to developing healthy, intelligent, inspiring and durable solutions for the office, the home and for public spaces. Vitra’s products and concepts are developed in Switzerland by applying a diligent design process that brings together the company’s engineering excellence with the creative genius of leading international designers. It is our goal to create products with a high functional and aesthetic life expectancy. The Vitra Campus architecture, the Vitra Design Museum, workshops, publications, collections and archives are all integral elements of the Vitra Project. They give Vitra the opportunity to gain perspective and depth in all of its creative activities.

Eames House Bird

Code:
5633

5633

Eames House Bird

Code:
5633
Designer:
Charles & Ray Eames
Brand:
Vitra
Price per unit:

Regular Price: £127.00

Special Price: £107.95

Description

Charles and Ray Eames augmented the interior “collage” of the Eames House with numerous objects brought back from their extensive travels. The figure of a black wooden bird — evidently one of their most prized objects of American folk art — has stood in the centre of their living room for over fifty years. Also seen as an accessory in many of the Eameses’ photographs. Solid alder, black lacquer finish, steel wire. Designer unknown, 1910.

Dimensions

85x207x276h mm

Delivery & Returns

6-8 Weeks

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