The World of Charles and Ray Eames

The World of Charles and Ray Eames

Charles and Ray Eames are among the most important designers of the 20th century. Their enduring influence is widely acknowledged and continues to be celebrated worldwide.

The World of Charles and Ray Eames is a major new exhibition surveying the careers of Charles (1907-1978) and Ray (1912-1988) Eames and the extraordinary work of the Eames Office: a ‘laboratory’, active for over four decades, where the Eameses and their collaborators and staff produced an array of pioneering and influential work – from architecture, furniture, graphic and product design, to painting, drawing, film, sculpture, photography, multi-media installation and exhibitions, as well as new models for education.

The World of Charles and Ray Eames opens at Barbican Art Gallery on 21 October 2015.

The World of Charles and Ray Eames is organised by Barbican Art Gallery and produced in collaboration with the Eames Office.