Gallery: The Eames House Sparked New Thinking in Modern Living

The work of Ray and Charles Eames has been written about and exalted ever since their office on 901 Washington Boulevard in Venice, California began manufacturing products back in 1943. Over the next three and a half decades, the Eameses went on to accomplish great things in the fields of advertising, branding, film, textile design, industrial design, and of course, furniture design. What many may not realize, is that the Eameses were also pushing the envelope of modern architecture. As we celebrate the 100th anniversary of Ray Eames’ birth (December 15th), we take a closer look at what was one of the first pre-fab homes of the modern era, Case Study House #8.

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