Archive for the ‘Powers of Ten’ Category

Licking Eames, liking Eames

06/17/2008

If anything would get me to send a letter it’d be these

Now on sale.

I still want to commemorate their film “Powers of Ten” on 10-10-10, in Chicago, on the spot where it was filmed. Let’s prepare now, to erect a marker on that spot on that day.

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07/06/2007

7.7.07 ? I can’t wait for 10.10.10

Gaga over tomorrow’s 7.7.07 ? Pull up a

and listen to this.

7.7.07 got me thinking again about


Charles and Ray Eames and their brilliant short film,
“Powers of Ten.” To see it, click here.

Charles and Ray Eames set and filmed “Powers of Ten.” on Chicago’s lakefront, near Soldier Field. There ought to be a marker to it on that spot, a monument.

At least one of these Eames walnut stools. With others in a circle around it.

I spoke of this idea last month at the Eames House in Pacific Palisades with the lovely Eames granddaughters Llisa and Lucia. They gave it a “ten.” Each.

LLisa and Lucia.

“Eventually, everything connects.”—Charles Eames

Wouldn’t 10.10.10 be the perfect day to inaugurate the monument?

-E


Thanks again to the USC / Annenberg Getty Arts Journalism Fellowship for the visit to the great Eames House
in Pacific Palisades.
Pacific Palisades is also where one wealthy software mogul used to getting what he wants reportedly wanted to move the Farnsworth House when it was for sale a few years ago.