Iconic Midcentury Modern Designers – Charles & Ray Eames

Eames Molded Fiberglass Armchair

Charles & Ray Eames

Background: This California-based husband-and-wife duo (also Cranbrook alums) spread their creativity far and wide, creating everything from molded plywood and fiberglass seating to colorful Modernist houses to art films.

Iconic Piece: The Molded Fiberglass Armchair, designed for Herman Miller. It’s still being produced today in many configurations (including rockers and side chairs) and colors.

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