Tuesday, 8 November 2011

Whats this then? A whole doccumentary looking at the remarkable Charles and Ray Eames? Can it really be true? It is enough to bring a spring to the saggiest of seats! Directed by Jason Cohn and Bill Jersey, the film is narrated by man-of-the-moment James Franco and combines stunning primary sources with delightfull interviews with people who had the pleasure of working with the husband and wife team. Eames have produced some of the most iconic designs of the 20th centuray including furniture, architecture, exhibition design but mostly their approach to the concept of design and art as a way of life not just a practice.

Incase you can't tell, we cannae wait to see it but will have to unless we can hot foot it to the US for the preview screening on the 28th of this month. Look out for screanings near you, and you'll probably find us nesteling in the corner spelling out E-A-M-E-S with Elsie Dodds Cushions.

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