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Eames Elephant (small)

Charles & Ray Eames, 1945

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Charles and Ray Eames developed a toy elephant made of plywood in 1945; however, this piece never went into production. A scaled-down version, the Eames Elephant (small) made of robust plastic, can be used as a child's toy or as a decorative object, whose friendly face adds a charming note to any setting. The Eames Elephant also comes in a larger version, in plastic or elegantly moulded plywood.
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Eames Elephant
In the 1940s, Charles and Ray Eames spent several years developing and refining a technique for the three-dimensional moulding of plywood, creating a series of furniture items and sculptures in the process. Among these initial designs, the two-part elephant proved to be the most technically challenging due to its tight compound curves, and the piece never went into serial production. A prototype was given to Charles's 14-year-old daughter Lucia Eames and later borrowed for the exhibition at the…
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チャールズ & レイ・イームズ (Charles & Ray Eames) は、ミッドセンチュリーのデザイン界を牽引した最も重要なデザイナーです。 彼らの作品は、家具、映画、写真、展示デザインなど幅広い分野に及びます。 どんなプロジェクトにも好奇心や情熱をたっぷり注いだ彼らの作品は、シンプルで機能的、洗練されていながらも遊び心を感じる唯一無二の存在です。
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