Tag Archives: Charles and Ray Eames
Charles & Ray Eames Contract Storage Unit going up for auction on SundayContinue Reading >> May 4, 2012
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The preview for the December 11, 2011 Important Modern Art & Design auction has officially opened today! Come to the LAMA Showroom to see over 500 lots of exceptional modern fine art and design, including works by Andy Warhol, Ed Ruscha, John Baldessari, Arne Jacobsen, Verner Panton, Dan Johnson, Charles & Ray Eames, Philip Johnson, Robert Graham, Timo Sarpaneva, Greene & Greene, Raymond Loewy, …Continue Reading >> December 1, 2011
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For a very brief time during the late 1940s, Charles & Ray Eames designed a group of children’s furniture. The set included a chair, stool, and table, produced with a new technique – molded plywood.
Evans Products, who was already tasked by the Eames Office to produce molded plywood objects, was grappling with the inevitable transition from wartime production (Leg Splints for the war effort) …Continue Reading >> June 16, 2011
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Just got our copy of The Story of Eames Furniture by Marilyn Neuhart and John Neuhart! The two-volume, 800 page book sheds light on the design process of the Eames Office and details the extraordinary impact the Eames Office had on the scope of modern design. This is a library staple. Get your copy here.
Continue Reading >> November 9, 2010
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Eames vs. Borsani My two picks today are the Eames Sofa Compact (Lot 376) and the Borsani Lounge Chair (Lot 354).
We happened to place these pieces near each other in the preview and I was struck with how well they work together. Each were developed around the …Continue Reading >> October 12, 2010
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After removing the Eames Contract Storage from its original home in Brentwood, CA, we have now put it back together in the LAMA Showroom lobby. From start to finish it took 7 hours to complete. Come by the preview (beings tomorrow, hours: 10am – 6pm) to get the full ECS experience.
October 17, 2010 Modern Art & Design Auction, 12pm Noon (PST) Preview …Continue Reading >> October 8, 2010
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On the way to the Brentwood home where this Eames Contract Storage Unit resided, I was thinking of the ways I could graduate from modern art neophyte to at least an amateur status.
I had only been living in California for two weeks when I was hired to work as an assistant to help remove and transport modern art and furniture. …Continue Reading >> October 7, 2010
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The Hang-It-All, a well-known, iconic piece from Charles and Ray Eames, is a common piece put into reproduction due to its functionality and playful design. We, however, are selling an original Hang-It-All in the upcoming Spring 2010 LAMA Auction. This particular Hang-It-All is not just an ordinary original, this model was a gift from Ray Eames herself to Elaine K. Sewell Jones, the widow of …Continue Reading >> February 16, 2010
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