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Charles & Ray Eames: Objects and Furniture Design By Architects

Edited by Laura García Hintze. Texts by Patricia de Muga, Sandra Dachs.

With the new By Architects series, Ediciones Polígrafa launches an innovative project dedicated to showcasing furniture and objects designed by some of the most important architects of the twentieth century. Three titles open this series: Alvar Aalto, Jean Prouvé and Ray and Charles Eames.
Best known for their contributions to architecture, furniture design (especially the Eames chair), industrial design, film and photography, Charles and Ray Eames remain among the most renowned American designers of the twentieth century. The couple married in 1941 and moved to California, where they pursued their furniture design in molded plywood. During the war they were commissioned by the U.S. Navy to produce molded plywood splints, stretchers and experimental glider shells. In 1946, Evans Products began producing the Eames' molded plywood furniture. Their iconic molded plywood chair was called "the chair of the century" by the influential architectural critic Esther McCoy.
In 1949, Charles and Ray designed and built their own home in Pacific Palisades, their design and imaginative use of materials making this house a mecca for architects and designers internationally. Today it is considered one of the most important postwar residences built anywhere in the world. After the war, the Eames continued to create new furniture designs, such as the Fiberglass Chairs (1950), the famous Lounge Chair and Ottoman (1956), the Time Life stool (1960), the 3473 sofa (1964) and the seating for Dulles and O'Hare airports--a design still in use in lounges around the world today. In the 70s they expanded their operations into cinema, producing many beautiful short films. Charles and Ray received honorary degrees and awards from universities and organizations across the country. The Eames Office still operates today.
Charles & Ray Eames: Objects and Furniture Design By Architects

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Eileen Gray: Objects and Furniture Design

EILEEN GRAY: OBJECTS AND FURNITURE DESIGN

Introduction by Carmen Espegel.

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ISBN: 9788434312654 | US $30.00

Pub Date: 4/30/2013
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Eero Saarinen: Objects and Furniture Design

EERO SAARINEN: OBJECTS AND FURNITURE DESIGN

Introduction by Antonio Román.

EDICIONES POLíGRAFA

ISBN: 9788434312647 | US $30.00

Pub Date: 4/30/2013
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Alvar Aalto: Objects and Furniture Design By Architects

ALVAR AALTO: OBJECTS AND FURNITURE DESIGN BY ARCHITECTS

Edited by Patricia de Muga. Texts by Sandra Dachs, Laura García Hintze. Introduction by Markku Lahti.

POLIGRAFA

ISBN: 9788434311435 | US $30.00

Pub Date: 11/1/2007
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Jean Prouvé: Objects and Furniture Design By Architects

JEAN PROUVé: OBJECTS AND FURNITURE DESIGN BY ARCHITECTS

POLIGRAFA

ISBN: 9788434311442 | US $30.00

Pub Date: 11/1/2007
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Charles & Ray Eames: Objects and Furniture Design By Architects

CHARLES & RAY EAMES: OBJECTS AND FURNITURE DESIGN BY ARCHITECTS

Edited by Laura García Hintze. Texts by Patricia de Muga, Sandra Dachs.

POLIGRAFA

ISBN: 9788434311459 | US $30.00

Pub Date: 10/26/2007
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Arne Jacobsen: Objects and Furniture Design

ARNE JACOBSEN: OBJECTS AND FURNITURE DESIGN

Edited by Patricia de Muga, Laura G. Hintze, Sandra Dachs.

POLIGRAFA

ISBN: 9788434311848 | US $30.00

Pub Date: 9/30/2010
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Mies van der Rohe: Objects and Furniture Design

MIES VAN DER ROHE: OBJECTS AND FURNITURE DESIGN

Edited by Patricia de Muga, Laura G. Hintze, Sandra Dachs.

POLIGRAFA

ISBN: 9788434311824 | US $30.00

Pub Date: 9/30/2010
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Contributions by Maria Antoinetta Crippa.

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ISBN: 9781907533921 | US $75.00

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LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037784976 | US $49.00

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Edited by Mohsen Mostafavi.

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ISBN: 9783037782422 | US $50.00

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By Catherine Dumont d'Ayot.

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ISBN: 9783037783054 | US $50.00

Pub Date: 1/31/2013
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TUMULT AND ORDER

By Antonio Foscari.

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ISBN: 9783037782972 | US $50.00

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