Tag: Ray&Charles Eames

Atlas of Mid-Century Modern Houses
03-12-2019 No Comments

Atlas of Mid-Century Modern Houses

The most varied study on American modernist houses, with the best examples of this popular architectural style worldwide. The Mid-Century Modern (American architectural modernism) is one of the most celebrated architectural styles of all time. Frequently characterized by open spaces, swimming pools, sunken living rooms and masonry fireplaces, this golden stage of architecture and design is especially linked to the […]

Egg Chair. Arne Jacobsen | Borja López Cotelo
14-06-2019 No Comments

Egg Chair. Arne Jacobsen | Borja López Cotelo

When crossing the door of the Radisson SAS, hotel, on the bustling Vesterbrogade avenue, something strange happens. Time seems suspended. On the other side of the street, the Tivoli faces its dreamlike exuberance to the strict geometry that Arne Jacobsen drew for his tower in the Center of Copenhagen. But in the lobby of the Radisson, everything seems to respond […]

Ant Chair. Arne Jacobsen | Borja López Cotelo
24-05-2019 No Comments

Ant Chair. Arne Jacobsen | Borja López Cotelo

Arne Jacobsen considered himself, above all, an architect. But the transcendence of his furniture has made him recognized as an industrial designer, something he always tried to escape. Jacobsen believed that design, architecture and the arts could function as a whole, according to the ideas of gesamtkunstwerk. This ideal of artistic synthesis led him to design the chair 3100 for […]

Cristina Aparicio · Cleoveo, bio articles that grow with your baby
19-04-2018 No Comments

Cristina Aparicio · Cleoveo, bio articles that grow with your baby

In this new delivery of beacon, we continue knowing the projects in which there have embarked and focused some of our companions. Because of it today we move up to Valladolid to know Cristina Aparicio, who decided to found Cleoveo, his own project inside the textile sector, and focused on the infantile mode. This arquitecta, licensed in 2004 by the High […]

The Bunshaft case. Notes on the fragility | José Antonio Sumay Rey
13-03-2017 No Comments

The Bunshaft case. Notes on the fragility | José Antonio Sumay Rey

Few cases there is more paradigmatic on the question of the conservation of the modern architecture that the case Bunshaft. Rough man and of few words, Gordon Bunshaft (1909-1990) is known internationally by the Lever House (1952) and by his work in the signature Skidmore, Owings and Merrill (SOM) where it would develop all his career until 1979. His work is […]

Transformar, intervenir, modificar, adaptar… ¿copiar? | Elías Cueto
13-05-2016 195 Comments

Transformar, intervenir, modificar, adaptar… ¿copiar? | Elías Cueto

En una fugaz conversación con Magdalena surgió este tema de la originalidad de los diseños, de cómo y hasta dónde copiar, de lo significativo de un diseño por sus antecedentes y sus referencias… Un ejemplo: 1-380 de Horgenglarus. El fabricante suizo ha desarrollado una gran cantidad de sillas caracterizadas por su diseño contenido y poco provocador. El modelo Classic 1-380 […]

Lynch and the Eames | Jorge Gorostiza
08-01-2016 No Comments

Lynch and the Eames | Jorge Gorostiza

A few months ago I published a post on the relation between the filmmaker David Lynch and the architect Lloyd Wright, and last different year about Billy Wilder and the Eames. Now the relation is between Lynch and the above mentioned. In the interview of 1997, which it was mentioning in the post before mentioned, Kathrin Spohr was asking him […]

From the architecture to the museum. Fingerprints | María González-Juanjo López de la Cruz
11-12-2015 No Comments

From the architecture to the museum. Fingerprints | María González-Juanjo López de la Cruz

In the photographies that Candida Höfer carried out of the National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design of Norway, in Oslo, they do not appear you present. It is known that in the work of the German artist this one is not an unusual situation, his belonging to Düsseldorf’s School aligns her with the photography taxonómica of his teachers Bernd […]

From the architecture to the museum. Chests | María González-Juanjo López de la Cruz
13-11-2015 No Comments

From the architecture to the museum. Chests | María González-Juanjo López de la Cruz

The whole life of photographies enclosed in a shed of wood, a chest he was saying. As if they were stolen works, in that place they were hiding good part of the best images of the architecture of the 20th century. Julius Shulman portrayed during the second half of last century the better of the modern architecture of the coast […]

Architecture-Art (III) | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz
25-09-2015 No Comments

Architecture-Art (III) | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz

Any work of art, it does not import his major or minor relative value, aspires to be kept intact across the time in wait to be a sight, reading, executed, represented. And precisely because of it, to preserve them and to protect them from the step of the years is for what the Museums and the Libraries exist. But with […]

Architecture-Art (II) | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz
28-08-2015 No Comments

Architecture-Art (II) | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz

He was saying last week that the architecture rides between the utilitarian thing and the poetical thing and that this condition that could call hybrid does that to qualify of artist an architect for the fact of it being turns out to be strange, in spite of that to any writer, poet, musician or painter, bad or mediocre, gives himself […]

Architecture-Art (I) | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz
31-07-2015 No Comments

Architecture-Art (I) | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz

It seems to be completely unnecessary to wonder today if the Architecture is or not an Art, question that was very present in the sixties immediately after the effort of the Marxist sectors to insist on his utilitarian condition qualifying the “artistic” vision as a nineteenth-century diversion. Because already today all the big museums of contemporary art have very active […]

Design Q & A | Eames Office
07-04-2015 No Comments

Design Q & A | Eames Office

This film is an exploration of Charles and Ray’s design philosophy. In 1969, curator Madame L’Amic of the Musée Arts Decoratifs in Paris, asked five international designers participating in the exhibition Qu’est ce que le design? (What Is Design?) to answer a series of questions about their field. Three years later, the Eameses transferred slides to film to make Design Q&A, which shows images of furniture, toys, exhibitions, […]

Arts & Architecture 1945-49
08-09-2014 No Comments

Arts & Architecture 1945-49

Los mejores años de nuestra vida. O cómo Arts and Architecture sentó las bases de la construcción y la cultura de posguerra Desde fines de la Segunda Guerra Mundial hasta mediados de los sesenta, en la arquitectura americana sucedieron cosas muy excitantes, como el hecho de que los nuevos talentos emergentes se focalizaran en innovadores proyectos de materiales de bajo […]

Architecture, critique, magazines, knowledge and the Network | Michael Villegas
02-06-2014 No Comments

Architecture, critique, magazines, knowledge and the Network | Michael Villegas

The publication of architecture that you see above captured in a pantallazo was produced by us it does more than ten years. Not if it was an intuition, a lighting or a pedrá, but the certain thing is that already we were speaking about a series of concepts that now it seems that they worry some and to others they […]

The Eames and Billy Wilder | Jorge Gorostiza
05-02-2014 No Comments

The Eames and Billy Wilder | Jorge Gorostiza

I believe that it is not necessary to say those who were Billy Wilder, either Ray and Charles Eames (always it is in the habit of putting to Chat first probably for being a man). What probably is known less is the friendship that joined them for many years. According to Tom Wood in his book The Bright Side of […]

The craftsman architect | Íñigo García Odiaga
04-11-2012 3 Comments

The craftsman architect | Íñigo García Odiaga

Studio Mumbai, Praxis is the title of an exhibition organised by the British School in Rome like part of the investigations that this develops in the context of the urban landscapes. After the big visibility that Studio Mumbai reached all over the world, when Kazuyo Sejima selected them, for which is maybe, the architectural event more important of the world, […]

Charles&Ray Eames explains the revolution of the computer
03-02-2012 34 Comments

Charles&Ray Eames explains the revolution of the computer

Nos anos 50, IBM era sinónimo de ordenadores, pero tiña un serio problema. As computadoras desa época eran enormes, máquinas impulsadas por tubos sen carga que eran terroríficas para o cidadán. Para contrarrestar este pesadelo de relacións públicas, IBM fixouse nada menos que en Charles e Ray Eames. Charles e Ray Eames, os diseñadores da clásica cadeira Eames e principais […]

Good Design Award 2009
18-01-2010 72 Comments

Good Design Award 2009

In 1950 Eero Saarinen, Charles and Ray Eames and Egar Kaufmann, Jr founded prizes Good DesignTM in Chicago to select and emphasize the best designs and products, ideas more innovative, inventions more original and visionaries of all the industrial and graphic fields of design. In 2009, and in spite of the crisis have been received in Chicago Atheneum a record […]