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Inside Eames Words
Saturday, January 21, 2012 at 11:00 AM (PST)
Los Angeles, CA
You've sat in their chairs. You've watched their films. You've gawked at their house. But how did legendary designers Charles and Ray Eames actually work? What was their creative process? Where did all those ideas come from?
Those answers are found at Eames Words, the incredible show currently up at the A+D Museum which has just been extended until February 20. Within this "assemblage" of everyday objects ranging from a famous tumbleweed to a pastrami sandwich, you'll discover the Eameses sources of inspiration in "the uncommon beauty of common things." On Saturday, January 21, A+D is graciously offering de LaB members a free tour of the exhibition hosted by co-curator Andrew Byrom, who will guide us through the Eameses methodology as well as the unique exhibition design.
Saturday, January 21
11:00 am: Tour of Eames Words with Andrew Byrom
Afterwards we'll grab lunch at one of the food trucks on Wilshire.
Free but you must RSVP
6032 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(please do not contact the museum about this event)
This is the third event in our Eames Themes, celebrating the contributions and legacies of Southern California's greatest designers in honor of Pacific Standard Time. Stay tuned to hear about the next events!
When & Where
design east of La Brea
part design lab, part social experiment
A semi-regular gathering of Los Angeles design professionals living, working, and experimenting east of La Brea.
Each month we feature a designer in the context of their “lab,” whether it’s their own studio, workshop, or factory; or inside the restaurant, bar, or house they designed; or at a store, gallery or show that features their work. If the place we gather doesn’t happen to serve drinks or food, we bring our own or end the night at a place around the corner that does.