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Material Masters


Sculptural, ergonomic and light weight ––the DCW (Dining Chair Wood) along with the other molded plywood furniture designed by Charles and Ray Eames––was revolutionary in its material, form and manufacturing method. While still at the Cranbrook Academy in Michigan, described as the “cradle of American modernism,” Charles Eames and Eero Saarinen initially collaborated on the design of a contoured molded wood veneer and upholstered chair.
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