Tag Archives: 10-to-00

Powers of 10 workshop kit

We have only about 25 of the free Powers of 10 workshop kits left for schools!  Please email info@eamesoffice.com if you have a class, a school or a teacher in mind to host or lead a workshop.  There are many helpful tips in the workshop booklet that comes with the kit.  If someone asks me [...]

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Map of Powers of 10 events – Vitra

Powers of 10 Day/Opening Vitra Atelier 10am – 6pm October 9 & 10, 2010 The events taking place at the Vitra campus on the week-end of the 9th and 10th of October 2010 will be very much in the spirit of Charles and Ray Eames. Vitra will be opening the Vitra Atelier, relocating part of [...]

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A Powers of Ten of Wine

Here’s an excerpt from a new film we did exploring the concept of Powers of Ten Thinking. The idea was to look at one topic–Wine–from various orders of magnitude. The complete film will soon be online, but this excerpt connects the spatial journey to many different ideas and dimensions of wine. It features conversation with [...]

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Map of Powers of 10 events – Brazil

We have just received news of our first Powers of 10 event in South America! It will be in Brazil – where almost 200,000,000 people (10+8) live and which covers the area of about 8,500,000 square kilometers. (10+6)  There will be a screening of the film on 10/10/10 in Curitiba, Parana. View Powers of 10 [...]

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Map of Powers of 10 events – Second Annual Charles & Ray Eames Foundation Fundraiser

Enjoy an explosion of scale inspired by the Eameses’ film classic Powers of Ten on 10/10/10 at the second annual Charles & Ray Eames Foundation Fundraiser… and help preserve the Eames House for the next 7 generations… no, let’s make it 10! Sunday, October 10, 2010 from 5:00 PM—10:00 PM Start with the Micro of [...]

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Map of Powers of 10 events – CUNY

Here is more information about an upcoming event at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York in New York City* on Wednesday – October 6th.  Eames Demetrios will be taking part in a screening of the film followed by a discussion with Beatriz Colomina and D Graham Burnett as part of the [...]

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Map of Powers of 10 events – Power of 1!

Two intriguing ways of celebrating 10/10/10 that show the power of the individual. In Denver, an email about the Powers of 10 website will go out from 1 (100) person to 100 (10+2) friends and colleagues around the world with encouragement for each person then to forward it to another 10 friends.  That one email [...]

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Ethereal Installation–100

Today a magical, ethereal, translucent orb gently sways in the center of the Eames Office! Sadly, this is the third balloon to be installed; both of its predecessors burst! The first weather balloon was featured in my September 13th post Just how big is our Earth?. May this wonder, touted as the most durable of [...]

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Finding Powers of 10 in 10 random topics…

Many of us worry about things that we can’t see with the naked eye because they seem so abstract that they are hard to comprehend. Thinking about these 10 random topics at different powers of 10 helps give one a starting point. – cloning using DNA (10-9) of sheep (100), flowers (10-2), or ants (10-3) [...]

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Taking a minute to wonder

Yesterday I attended the celebration for what will be the future space for Children’s Museum of Sonoma County in Santa Rosa (next to the Schulz Museum).  In founder Collette Michaud’s speech, she cited the statistic that today a child’s area of exploration in his or her neighborhood has been reduced to 1/9 of what it [...]

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