The Story of Eames Furniture
Publisher: Gestalten Author: Marilyn Neuhart, John Neuhart ISBN: 9783899552300 Format: Hardcover, 800pp, 268x322mm
In this unique 2-volume, 800-page book with more than 2,500 images tells the story of how Eames furniture got to be the way it is. Brimming with images and insightful text, this unique book is the benchmark reference on what is arguably the most influential and important furniture brand of our time. It reveals in unparalleled detail how Charles and Ray Eames as well as a talented team of designers worked to create pieces that still top bestseller lists.
This book describes the key role played by the Eames Office's own development and perfection of production processes for its designs as well as the significance of its relationship with manufacturers. By documenting the creation and spread of these landmark furniture designs, this book also tells the story of how modernism became established in homes and offices throughout the world.