Tag Archives: 10-to-plus07

Exploration of scale in Gus Arriola’s Gordo

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 [...]

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Alex Funke Shoots the Globe

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 [...]

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Txt From Kuala Lumpur

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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Map of Powers of 10 events around the world

View Powers of 10 events in a larger map!

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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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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 – 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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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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  • Countdown to Powers of Ten Day

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