Carren's Pitch

Life by Design

If you know design, you would know the name Eames. That was precisely why I found myself a little nervous talking to the grandchild of Charles and Ray. I was also extra excited because they were tangentially talking about the J. Irwin Miller House, perhaps my favorite house ever. (If you haven't taken a look at it, click on this link at ArtBabble. You'll see what I mean by beautiful).
Text and photos by: Carren Jao
Edited by: Diana Budds
Published: 24 June 2011, Dwell

Dwell on Design’s Design Innovation Stage started off strong with an interview between Editor-in-Chief Sam Grawe and Eames Demetrios, Director of the Eames Office and grandchild of Charles and Ray Eames. In just half an hour, the two covered a wide range of topics including what life is like with a name like Eames, designing for the specific and the challenges of improving a classic. Here are a few snapshots of the conversation between Sam and Eames. [read more]


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