Tag Archives: Eames Office

Bubbles on Members Appreciation Day

Each year on Members Appreciation Day, the Eames Foundation invites its members to experience the Eames House in a special and unique way.  It’s an opportunity to experience the House as a guest, take an interior guided tour, enjoy a delicious lunch and participate in a variety of activities. On Members Appreciation Day this past [...]

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1 Powers of Ten exhibition! Eames Office 850 Pico Boulevard Santa Monica, CA Tel: 310.396.5991 www.eamesoffice.com

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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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Measuring Meters

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.

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Tiny seeds

Poppy seeds are teeny. They are featured in the 10-04 panel of our Eames Office exhibition Powers of Ten: A Rough Sketch for a Proposed Exhibition on Scale. One seed, barely visible; 10 million (10+07) fill a single hanging jar.

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Just how big is our Earth?

This is an exhibition shot from Powers of Ten: A Rough Sketch for a Proposed Exhibition on Scale currently showing at the Eames Office in Santa Monica, California. Near the top of the photo, notice two large square images taken from the film Powers of Ten: the left image (10+11) depicts the inner solar system [...]

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What!?! A chair too tiny for a dust mite?!?

Yes, really!  The Nano Chair–a mere 5 microns or 10-06 meters in height–is the smallest chair that I own.  Invisible to the naked eye, it continues to be invisible even when a microscope strong enough to reveal a dust mite (miniscule within the cavernous spaces of your computer’s keyboard) is trained upon it!  At only [...]

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  • Countdown to Powers of Ten Day

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