18 Dec '11, 4pm

Eames Documentary Premieres on PBS Highlighting “Less Is More” Idea

Eames Documentary Premieres on PBS Highlighting “Less Is More” Idea

© 2011 Eames Office, LLC Charles and Ray Eames “pinned” by chair bases, 1947, as seen in American Masters Charles & Ray Eames: The Architect and the Painter. After more than five decades, the Eames’ chair is iconic, still looking both contemporary and classic. All their chairs’ use simple lines that conform to the body, melding form and function, aesthetics and practicality. “We solve problems,” said Charles Eames. In a first-ever documentary about the husband and wife design team, Charles & Ray Eames: The Architect and the Painter airs on Monday, December 19 on PBS at 10 pm ET/PT, as part of the American Masters series. Narrated by James Franco, the film chronicles their collaboration showcasing their body of work and mindful methods – the substance of their style. © Photo courtesy of First Run Features Organic Chair designed by Charles & Ray Eames led to signature molded...

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