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Design, noun /dizajn/ :

A number of artistic (applied art) and professional (applied science) disciplines which focus on mass-produced objects, visual communication or interior environments.

Design often refers both to the process (designing) by which the object / communication / environment is created and the results of this process (designs) through solutions of form, usability, ergonomics, engineering, marketing, brand development and sales. […]

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Eames Lounge Chair

Charles Ormond Eames, Jr (June 17, 1907 – August 21, 1978) was born in 1907 in Saint Louis, Missouri. Charles was born the nephew of St. Louis architect William S. Eames. By the time he was 14 years old, while attending high school, Charles worked at the Laclede Steel Company as a part-time laborer, where he learned about engineering, drawing, and architecture (and also first entertained the idea of one day becoming an architect).

Charles briefly studied architecture at Washington University in St. Louis on an architectural scholarship. After two years of study, he left the university. Many sources claim, with little evidence, that he was dismissed for his advocacy of Frank Lloyd Wright and his interest in modern architects. Several websites claim that "In the report describing why he was dismissed from the university, a professor wrote the comment 'His views were too modern.'" This alleged comment has yet to be attributed to any specific member of the architectural faculty. Other sources, less frequently cited, note that while a student, Charles Eames also was employed as an architect at the firm of Trueblood and Graf.


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Aalto Vase • iMac • Tea & coffee service Bombé (1945, Carlo Alessi) • 9090 Coffeemaker (1978, Richard Sapper) • Musical boiler 9091 (1983, Richard Sapper) • Tea & coffee service Meier (1983, Richard Meier) • Cafetière La Conica (1984, Aldo Rossi) • Spirale ashtray (1986, Achille Castiglioni) • Boiler Il Conico (1986, Aldo Rossi) • Juicy Salif (1990, Philippe Starck) • Anna G corkscrew (1994, Alessandro Mendini) • Tea & coffee service JN (2005, Jean Nouvel)


Arco lamp • Atollo lamp • Bourgie lamp (Ferruccio Laviani) • Costanza lamp • Lucellino lamp • Pipistrello lamp • Tizio lamp • Zenith lamp • Zettel lamp


Centre national d'art et de culture Georges-Pompidou • Guggenheim Museum • Unité d'Habitation • Cité Radieuse de Rezé • Architecture corbuséenne • Architectural history • Fallingwater • Villa Savoye

chairs and sofas

Wassily Chair • Brno Chair • Arik Sofa • Grete Jalk Sofa • Hill house Chair • Marshmallow Sofa • Red and Blue Chair • Mullca 510 • Tube Chair • Tugendhat chair • Windsor Chair • Louis Ghost Chair (Philippe Starck) • Eros Chair (Philippe Starck) • LCP Chair (Maarten van Severen) • Boca Sofa • Eames Lounge Chair Wood (1945, Charles Eames & Ray Eames) • La Chaise (1948, Charles Eames & Ray Eames) • Eames Lounge Chair (1956, Charles & Ray Eames) • Panton Chair (1959, Verner Panton) • Coconut Chair (1955, George Nelson) • Wiggle Chair (1972, Frank Gehry) • How High The Moon Chair (1986, Shiro Kuramata) • Tom Vac Chair (1999, Ron Arad) • Algues (2004, Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec) • Orgone Lounge • Egg (chair) • Ant Chair • Tulip Chair • Barcelona Chair • Paimio Chair (1932, Alvar Aalto)


Bookworm (Ron Arad, Kartell) • Componibili (Anna Castelli Ferrieri) • La Coffee Table (1944, Isamu Noguchi) • LC10 Table (Le Corbusier) • Aeronautics • Automotive design • Naval architecture


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Art nouveau • Art déco • Bauhaus • Memphis Group • List of notable industrial designers


Art Center College of Design • Rhode Island School of Design • École Nissim de Camondo • The Designers Republic • Union centrale des arts décoratifs


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German Design Award • Apple Design Awards • Compasso d'Oro • Design Museum's Designer of the Year • Good Design Award (Chicago) • Good Design Award (Japan) • Lucky Strike Designer Award • Royal Designers for Industry • Créateur de l’Année du Salon du Meuble


MoMA • Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris • Vitra Design Museum • Biennale internationale du design • Design Museum Holon


Domus • Étapes • IDEAT


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