I am experimenting with the mobile posting capability of my iPhone. About to start my first Powers of Ten event of the month at Dezart Performs in Palm Springs, California. They put together a special Eames exhibit too. So it is a real treat to talk about the Powers of Ten ideas in the mid-century [...]
Eames Office staff members Parke Meek and Dick Donges in action measuring the 10 meter square frame for the 10+01 shot for Rough Sketch, 1968.
This image shows the framing device and camera set-up for the Powers of Ten shoot in Venice, California in 1968. Charles is above the picnic with the reader and sleeping man, preparing for the 10+01 shot.
This is an image of the star Pollux, also called Beta Geminorum, taken by Nagano based photographer Yuugi Kitahara. Pollux is one of the twenty brightest stars in the night sky (it is also the nearest Giant star), but today we are considering it from the standpoint of distance. Pollux is 33 light-years away from [...]
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Charles and Ray Eameses’ iconic home and studio is their deeply personal solution to the challenge thrown down by John Entenza and his Case Study program: How to create a house for modern needs, using modern materials and practices… Their 1949 solution was elegantly simple, and effortlessly timeless. Having lived in the Studio for one [...]