Husband and wife Charles and Ray Eames collaborated as equal partners in a 50-year career that spanned the worlds of graphics, furniture, exhibitions, and architecture. A new exhibition highlights Ray's contributions to one of the most famous design partnerships in history.
We may've put a man on the moon since, but why has solar power technology remained virtually unchanged for decades now? Is it because there's no better way to harness energy from the sun? Or are scientists just unimaginative?
This video begins with a one-meter square. Every ten seconds we zoom out by one power of ten. 101, 102...all the way to 1024 meters—the size of the observable universe. Then we get closer again. A lot closer.
The Eames Lounge Chair is widely recognized as one of the most beautiful pieces of furniture ever designed. But as shown by this lovely photo of his "do nothing machine," Charles Eames was as much a tinkerer as a designer.