Monday, November 28, 2011


The film tells the story of Charles and Bernice Alexandra "Ray" Eames — spouses, complementary creative partners, seminal designers, architects, filmmakers and much more — and in many ways traces the rapid rise of post-World War II modernity up to and including the computer age. (source)

The husband-and-wife team of Charles and Ray Eames are widely regarded as America’s most important designers. Perhaps best remembered for their mid-century plywood and fiberglass furniture, the Eames Office also created a mind-bending variety of other products, including splints for wounded military during World War II, photography, interiors, multi-media exhibits, graphics, games, films and toys. But their personal lives and influence on significant events in American life—from the development of modernism to the rise of the computer age—has been less widely understood. (source)

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