December 10, 2012
This Saturday, December 15, marks the centennial of influential artist and designer Ray Eames. Together with her husband Charles, she created some of the most distinctive design, photography, and artwork of the 20th century. Celebrate the legacy of Ray’s distinctive style and joyful creativity with these Six Ways to Ray Eames.
*Opening on February 23, 2013, The California Museum in Sacramento presents “Ray Eames: A Century of Modern Design,” revealing “a new perspective on Ray’s 60-year career in the arts, along with her influence on American culture and significance in history as one of the 20th century’s most influential artists.”
Balance, Design, Trends
December 6, 2012
When it comes to taking down notes throughout the work day, are you a single-notebook type, who prefers everything in one place? Are you a user of scrap-paper lists or post-it notes or reminders quickly inked on the back of your hand? Are you a doodler or a sketcher (for fun or for profit) — or have you eschewed paper completely and prefer to simply take it all down digitally? Tell us what works for you and why in the comments section below, then take note of what we found in a few of the offices we’ve featured here on Lifework. Read more
October 11, 2012
To celebrate the 100-year anniversary of the birth of Ray Eames, we’re offering a Select Edition of the Eames Wire Base Low Table for a limited time in colors Ray would have appreciated: cobalt blue, red-orange, and yellow-gold. A small, low table of elegant proportions, the classic design is endlessly adaptable — use it alone to support everything from plants to display pieces to laptops, stack a few bedside or next to a sofa as a side table, or group several together to form a coffee table or an even larger surface. Need some inspiration? Here’s a look at how homes and workspaces across the country incorporate the timeless and flexible Eames design. Read more
July 30, 2012
Where do you stay when it’s time to take your office on the road? Here is a quick peek at a few spots across the globe that feature some of our most work- (and rest-) friendly pieces in a variety of hotel settings.