The work of Charles and Ray Eames

The work of Charles and Ray Eames

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From the 1940s to the 1970s, the Los Angelesbased husband-and-wife team of Charles and Ray Eames practiced design at its most virtuous and its most expansive. Their furniture, toys, buildings, films, graphics, exhibitions, and books all aimed to improve society, not only functionally but also culturally and intellectually. The essays in this handsome and generously illustrated volume examine the Eameses' projects in the contexts of science, corporate patronage, and politics as well as those of modern design, architecture, and art.A Communications Primer The third film we examine isagt;^ Communications Primer (1953). lt is an early film for the Eameses, ... While the ideas were still new even to the scientists, this film explained and illustrated such notions as signal, channel, noise, code, redundancy, even the bit. ... than most of theit^B ^Hne topic , applied mathematics, was then a source of new conce^Bn order of great importance.

Title:The work of Charles and Ray Eames
Author:Donald Albrecht
Publisher:Harry N. Abrams - 2005


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