The collections at Loggia explore select areas of study in art and art history, architecture and design, the decorative arts, industrial design, and classical studies such as Greek, Roman, and Celtic mythology.

Gardner's Art Through the Ages

This book is the classic reference for the study of art. It features a history of artists and their works, as well as lucid and engaging descriptions of the styles and periods of art history. Highly recommended for both students and scholars.








 

 








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Charles and Ray Eames at a Glance



DCW Side Chair, Charles and Ray Eames

name | Charles and Ray Eames

lived | 1907-1978 Charles, 1916-1988 Ray

style | Modern (industrialized)

biography | the architect at a glance

Designed by Charles and Ray Eames, the DCW was an elegant dining chair crafted in laminated ash plywood. The chair features innovative techniques derived from the couple's research to develop molded plywood splints, stretchers, and experimental glider shells for use during World War II. Manufactured by Herman Miller in 1949, the design was one of the first successful examples of modern furniture produced for a mass market.


buildings | selected works

Eames House | 1949
Pacific Palisades, California USA


furniture | selected works

DCW Side Chair | 1949


Articles about Charles and Ray Eames
Essential Eames
An introduction to the modern minds of innovative American designers Charles and Ray Eames. ...more!


The Work of Charles and Ray Eames: A Legacy of Invention

A companion to the exhibition organized by the U.S. Library of Congress and the Vitra Design Museum, this beautifully illustrated book provides a visual essay to the work of this noted husband and wife design team. The book explores the furniture, buildings, exhibitions, interiors, and films of these innovative designers with color photographs and engaging text... a must read for serious Eames fans.