Happy anniversary, Charles + Ray...
This week marks the 73rd anniversary of one of the most famous couples in modern design whose work continues to be a source of inspiration today- Charles and Ray Eames.
Married on June 20th, 1941, the pair had an innovative and multidisciplinary approach to their shared endeavors, with a resulting body of work ranging from films and world's fair pavilions, to developments in manufacturing and furniture production. This exploratory, hands-on approach continues to impact and influence architects and designers today, and our partnership here at MYD studio is no exception.
The following photos of correspondence, drawings and notes offer a more intimate look at the husband and wife team.
To see more photos from these exhibitions, visit previous posts on Ray Eames: In the Spotlight and EAMES WORDS for Pacific Standard Time.
For more details on the couple's history, background and work, make sure to view the film EAMES: The Architect and the Painter (trailer below) or visit the Eames Office website.
'It makes me feel guilty that anybody should have such a good time doing what they are supposed to do.' -charles eames
Happy anniversary, Charles + Ray!