Book Signing and Discussion: Ray and Charles Eames

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Book Signing and Discussion: Ray and Charles Eames

Time: July 26, 2015 from 4pm to 6pm
Location: Old Helms Bakery
Street: 8675 Washington Blvd.
City/Town: Culver City
Website or Map:
Phone: 310-458-1499
Event Type: book, signing, and, talk
Organized By: Arcana: Books on the Arts
Latest Activity: Jul 20, 2015

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An Eames Booksigning and Talk

Do you love modern furniture or architecture? A new booksigning and talk, "An Eames Anthology: Articles, Film Scripts, Interviews, Letters, Notes, and Speeches" (Yale University Press, 2015) about the work of Charles and Ray Eames will be held with author Daniel Ostroff who illuminates their marriage and professional partnership of fifty years.

Charles Eames (1907-1978) and Ray Eames (1912-1988) are celebrated for their groundbreaking work in furniture, architecture, exhibitions, graphic design, toys and film who worked from their offices in Venice, CA.

"An Eames Anthology" collects for the first time writings of the esteemed Los Angeles-based American architects and designers. Ostroff highlights iconic projects suich as the Eameses' Cases Study House in Pacific Palisades, the molded plywood chair, as well as their work for major coprorations as both designers (Herman Miller, Vitra) and consultants (IBM, Polaroid). Previously unpublished materials appear alongside published writing by and about the Eameses and their work, lending new insight into their creative process.

Complimentary valet parking service on South side of Venice Boulevard at Helms Avenue. Books available at the siging or to pre-purchase signed copies in advance, call 310-458-1499 or go to Arcana's bookstore website.

Cost: Free -

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