Lucia Eames fondly remembers the wonder and delight in the brilliant Gus Arriola’s Gordo which was a favorite comic strip in the local St. Louis newspaper that she read daily with her father, Charles Eames. The comic strip was later included in Charles & Ray Eames’ film, The Fabulous Fifties. In 1970, Arriola explored scale [...]
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7 billion people on Earth in 2011! In the National Geographic magazine, the cover article is about how the global population is projected to reach 7 billion by 2011 then 8 billion by 2024 then 9 billion by 2045. This rapid growth of global population has prompted many complicated concerns which are being discussed around [...]
Eames Office staff members Alex Funke, assisted by Michael Weiner, shot Powers of Ten (1977), frame-by-frame, over the course of a year on a forty-foot-long animation stand. In the book, Powers of Ten: About the Relative Size of Things in the Universe (1982), by Philip Morrison and Phylis Morrison and the Office of Charles and [...]
Just got a Happy Powers of Ten Day txt from Kuala Lumpur. And so it begins . . . . . . from 10,000 km away.
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We have only about 25 of the free Powers of 10 workshop kits left for schools! Please email email@example.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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]