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Tue, 10 Jan 2017 14:35:49 +0000
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Object of the Day
interiors
modernism
seating
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<img width="640" height="411" src="http://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/1985-98-1-700x450.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large wp-post-image" alt="1985-98-1" style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;" srcset="http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/1985-98-1-300x193.jpg 300w, http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/1985-98-1-700x450.jpg 700w, http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/1985-98-1-170x109.jpg 170w, http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/1985-98-1.jpg 1024w" sizes="(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px" />Ray Kaiser and Charles Eames met in 1940 after Ray entered the Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Charles Eames was there studying with fellow modernist designer Eero Saarinen and would soon become head of the industrial design department.  Eames and Saarinen were working on a design for a molded plywood chair to...
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