1 Nov
A look behind the curtain of the mid-century modern maestros

Charles and Ray Eames are almost as synonymous with Los Angeles — namely Venice Beach where their studio was located — as Frank Lloyd Wright was to Chicago. They made their indelible mark as monumental designers inextricably linked to the fields of modern architecture and furniture for over a half century. The Eames Office, widely […]


16 Feb
Gestalten interviews author and Eames employees Marilyn and John Neuhart

In a video you know would strike love timbres in the hearts of the Generationals, German publishers Gestalten present an exclusive video interview with Marilyn Neuhart, author of The Story of Eames Furniture, and her husband John. The duo shed a unique perspective on the Mid-Century Modernist legends, illuminating with anecdotes what it was like […]


7 Jan
Namechecking Eames, Terry Gross, Evan Williams bourbon and Clark Grizwold...New Orleans style

By all accounts, Generationals seem custom made for Lost In A Supermarket. First off, before forming Generationals Grant Widmer and Ted Joyner were in a band called the Eames Era. While naming your band after a Mid-Century Modernist legend would be enough to prick our ears, there are the additional points that he loves bourbon […]


29 Jun
Mini chair collection for the broke design aficionado

These beautiful designer chairs depicted above are deceiving. They may be less suitable for your kitchen, and more suitable for your daughter’s Barbie kitchen. Each chair is a 1/12 scale model created to make these infinitely collectible items more accessible to a design fan on a more limited budget. The design of each chair focuses […]


22 Jan
The inexplicable beauty of hideous monsters

When I first saw Joshua Ben Longo’s creations I knew I’d stumbled across a little bit of pixie dust. I can’t totally explain it, but his monstrous creations just resonate with me from a distant place reserved for childhood wonders — stuff like comic books, monsters both repulsive and whimsical, sci-fi flicks and, yes, stuffed […]


12 Jan
The Eames' debut one of the most iconic furniture pieces of all time

This a great two-part video of Charles and Ray Eames debuting to the world their watershed Lounge and Ottoman — arguably the most famous chair in furniture design history. Created for Herman Miller, Charles said the idea was to design a chair with the “warm, receptive look of a well-used first baseman’s mitt.” Mission accomplished. […]


10 Nov
Modernist record armoire

Love the bold lines of this flatpack shelf. It’s a great minimalist / modern look that won’t look out of place next to more contemporary furniture as well as with classic modernist furniture by someone like Eames, etc. The word timeless comes to mind. Jörg Schatzmann is all about DIY / tinkering, low / no budget […]