Eames: The Architect and the Painter documentary film will open at the IFC theater in NYC on November 18th, 2011 and will continue with playdates around the country. The film is narrated by James Franco.
“The husband-and-wife team of Charles and Ray Eames are widely regarded as America’s most important designers. Perhaps best remembered for their mid-century plywood and fiberglass furniture, the Eames Office also created a mind-bending variety of other products, from splints for wounded military during World War II, to photography, interiors, multi-media exhibits, graphics, games, films and toys. But their personal lives and influence on significant events in American life – from the development of modernism, to the rise of the computer age – has been less widely understood…” —synopsis
An HD version of the trailer is available to watch in Apple’s iTunes Movie Trailers site.
“House Industries and Herman Miller are producing a limited edition series of 80 Eames wire-base tables (aka an LTR or Low Table Rod) that include A thru Z, numbers and ornaments from the Eames Century Modern font collection…” —Show and Tell
“A unique collection of iconic Eames Molded Plywood Lounge Chairs, as re-imagined by some of today’s most celebrated graffiti and street artists, will be featured in Barneys New York windows…and auctioned online May 11th through June 1st.” —Operation Design