As the Cooper Hewitt opens its doors after a three-year renovation, we take a look at what the curators have put together — including an exhibit put together by Maira Kalman and technology from Local Projects.
Born on June 17th, 1907, Charles Eames was a design world tour de force. Working with his wife, Ray, he was a champion of systems design before such a thing even had a name, and together the pair worked across media, shooting films, manufacturing furniture, designing houses, training clowns. You know. The usual.