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Charles and Ray Eames, husband-wife duo, shaped the modernism movement in the twentieth century. Charles Eames, born in 1907, grew up in “America's industrial heartland”. He was very interested in engineering and complex designs. In the same way, his wife Ray was interested in design as well as film making. The duo produced several films focusing on design and unification as well. In architecture, Ray and Charles were known for designing practical and affordable structure made from sustainable materials. However, they are most famous for their furniture designs. Their furniture designs focused on convenience and meeting the challenge of functionalism. They used molded plywood, fiberglass-reinforced plastic, bent and welded wire mesh, and cast aluminum as their main sources of material. Overall, modernism is evident in their work. 

 





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