from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Eames, Charles 1907-1978. American designer noted for an innovative series of chairs made of aluminum tubing and molded plywood.

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  • n. United States designer noted for an innovative series of chairs (1907-1978)


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  • Eames is an interesting character, almost invisible for the most part.

    Have a horrible time in Austin : Bev Vincent

  • Detective Alexandra Eames is practical and usually does police work "by the book".

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  • One of the key characters is called Eames, for heaven's sake.

    The Seattle Times

  • Our guest speaker today, Anthony Eames, is President and CEO of Coca-Cola Ltd.

    The Service Imperative

  • Hear names like "Eames," "Barcelona" or even "beanbag," and you probably know that chairs -- specifically, famous chairs of the 20th Century -- are the topic.

    New Chairs: Sitting On The Edge

  • "Eames," said he, "here are letters --" Then he stopped himself, and began upon another subject.

    The Last Chronicle of Barset

  • Type the word "Eames" into Ebay and you' ll have more than 10,000 pieces of furniture to choose from, many of them indeed designed by Charles and Ray Eames, but most of them not.

    The Guardian World News

  • You'll find "Eames" attached to everything from Danish modernism to frumpy old velvet sofas.

    The Guardian World News

  • We especially enjoy SoLo, a huge space in a refurbished warehouse that showcases various designers and artists such as Eames, Knoll, mid-century modern and vintage American furniture, British Kaki, Dos Dueños pewter, semiprecious jewelry, fine designer stationery and modern hand-blown glass work.

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  • Mr O'Doherty's assertion, however, that "a massive archive of stories is one alternative to a Commission of enquiry such as Eames and Bradley envisaged" cannot be left unchallenged. - Frontpage RSS Feed


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