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Happy anniversary, Charles + Ray...

Posted on by Lauren Moss

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.

Charles + Ray / 1948

Charles + Ray / 1948

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.

charles + ray correspondence / from Ray Eames: In the Spotlight

charles + ray correspondence / from Ray Eames: In the Spotlight

notes + schedules / Ray Eames

notes + schedules / Ray Eames

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

letters from Charles / Ray Eames: In the Spotlight

letters from Charles / Ray Eames: In the Spotlight

Happy anniversary, Charles + Ray!

[from MYD]

jason + lauren / EAMES WORDS, A+D museum

jason + lauren / EAMES WORDS, A+D museum

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