Having the Powers of 10 presentation with IIDA at the San Francisco Main Library was a great reminder of what the possibilities are for what ALL libraries can be for a community whether a city or a school. It was wonderful to talk to students, architects and interior designers about the projects of Charles & [...]
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 [...]
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.
So here is my world and where my concentration on the Powers will fall – while not exact in the scale of things, I spend a lot of time thinking about and working in about 10-2of the real world. In my hobby world a 6 foot tall human is about 1.8cm. Part of what we do [...]