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The Vintage Guide To London | August 23, 2017

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At the Barbican: The World of Charles and Ray Eames

At the Barbican: The World of Charles and Ray Eames

Charles and Ray Eames are among the most influential designers of the 20th century. Head to the Barbican for an exhibition on their work.

The Eames Office was a hub of activity where the Eameses and their collaborators produced an array of pioneering designs, communicating their ideas with a boundless creativity that defined their careers. The Eameses embraced the joy of trial and error and approached design as a way of life.

From personal letters, photographs, drawings and artwork, to their products, models, multi-media installations and furniture, The World of Charles and Ray Eames includes not only the designs for which they are best known, but provides an insight into the lives of the Eameses, the Eames Office and the breadth of their pioneering work, bringing their ideas and playful spirit to life.

21 October 2015 – 14 February 2016