The design genius of Charles + Ray Eames: Eames Demetrios on

Posted by: Emily McManus

The legendary design team Charles and Ray Eames made films, houses and classic midcentury modern furniture. Eames Demetrios, their grandson, shows rarely seen films and archival footage in a lively, loving tribute to their creative process. Demetrios also talks about how his own work has been influenced by his grandparents’ legacy. (Recorded at TED2007, February 2007 in Monterey, California. Duration: 15:09)

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  • David Lockman commented on Jul 15 2009

    A really entertaining look at the Eames’ legacy of brilliant design, and a very creative, holistic way of looking at the world. We are all richer for their contribution to design, to film, and for the leadership they showed. I especially liked the challenge issued, in Charles Eames’ voice, to rethink what we are doing and how we are doing it. Real progress is what happens when people question the status quo, and ask if we can’t do better.