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The details are not the details. They make the design.

The details are not the details. They make the design.

Eventually everything connects - people, ideas, objects. The quality of the connections is the key to quality per se.

Eventually everything connects - people, ideas, objects. The quality of the connections is the key to quality per se.

Recognizing the need is the primary condition for design.

Recognizing the need is the primary condition for design.

Design is a plan for arranging elements in such a way as best to accomplish a particular purpose.

Design is a plan for arranging elements in such a way as best to accomplish a particular purpose.

The details are details. They make the product. The connections, the connections, the connections. It will in the end be these details that give the product its life. ---->>>

Ideas are cheap. Always be passionate about ideas and communicating those ideas and discoveries to others in the things you make. ---->>>

Choose your corner, pick away at it carefully, intensely and to the best of your ability and that way you might change the world.

Choose your corner, pick away at it carefully, intensely and to the best of your ability and that way you might change the world.

Art resides in the quality of doing, process is not magic. ---->>>

To whom does design address itself: to the greatest number, to the specialist of an enlightened matter, to a privileged social class? Design addresses itself to the need.

To whom does design address itself: to the greatest number, to the specialist of an enlightened matter, to a privileged social class? Design addresses itself to the need.

It is almost impossible to reconcile self expression with the creative act. ---->>>

Who ever said that pleasure wasn't functional? ---->>>

The real questions are: Does it solve a problem? Is it serviceable? How is it going to look in ten years? ---->>>

It is not easy to do something good, but it is extremely difficult to do something bad. ---->>>

In architecture the idea degenerated. Design allows a more direct and pleasurable route.

In architecture the idea degenerated. Design allows a more direct and pleasurable route.

It makes me feel guilty that anybody should have such a good time doing what they are supposed to do. ---->>>

We work because it's a chain reaction, each subject leads to the next. ---->>>

Biography

Charles Eames profile (charles-eames.jpg)
Nationality: American
Born: 06-17, 1907
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Die: 08-21, 1978
Occupation: Designer
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Charles Ormond Eames, Jr (1907–1978) and Bernice Alexandra "Ray" (née Kaiser) Eames (1912–1988) /ˈiːmz/ were husband and wife American designers who made significant historical contributions to the development of modern architecture and furniture. Among their most well-known designs is the Eames Lounge Chair (wikipedia)