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10/17/2011

An Eames Trifecta this Saturday

Posted by Carren Jao Pineda |

An Eames bug bit me, so you'll be seeing more Eames from me in a couple of months. Here's the first. 

~*C

Text by: Carren Jao
Published: 15 October 2011, Los Angeles, I'm Yours


Good things come in threes, especially when it comes with an Eames theme. This weekend, get a 360 Charles and Ray Eames experience by planning a full day of activities from Miracle Mile to Pacific Palisades.

Start your day at LACMA’s “California Design, 1930-1965: Living in a Modern Way” where the Eameses’ living room (with all 1,865 objects) is recreated in all its glory. Some objects may even be in better condition that it was at the original site, says Lucia Dewey Atwood, grandchild of Charles Eames.

“As part of the move, LACMA’s responsibility was to bring back the objects in at least as good, if not better shape. [LACMA] needed to do some repairs on very fragile and delicate things that would have ripped more if they tried to move them as they were,” says Atwood. [read more]


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