No question, Charles and Ray Eames are two of the most important designers of the 20th Century. I remember seeing Powers of Ten when I was in elementary school…it blew me away even before I knew what design was. Not only did they blend art and industry, they blended curiosity with productivity. As someone who has shared a design studio with her husband for over 30 years (can it be?), they have always been the standard for a creative partnership. Can’t wait to see the new documentary of their lives and work.
Archive for November, 2011
Tags: eames documentary, ray and charles eames
Tags: design, Holstee Lifecycle, inspiration, life, video
Last March I posted the Holstee Manifesto. Today Holstee released a fantastic video, celebrating the manifesto through bicycling.
Here’s what the fine Holstee folks say about it on their blog:
I can never get enough punctuation in my life. Of course, I am fond of the exclamation point (and try to contain myself and not use multiples) and the question mark (and questions in general). But ever since my daughter, Kate, got her ampersand tattoo (in Bodoni, mind you), the all inclusive, always intriguing “and” has been my favorite. Here’s a little more for you…
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