eames plywood elephant - limited edition
Vitra has come up with a unique way to celebrate the 100th birthday of legendary designer Charles Eames, by releasing his design of an elepahnt. The Eames Plywood Elephant was designed in 1945 but never went into production. Vitra has made 1000 pieces each in natural maple and red-stained maple. Each one includes a collector's box, certificate and the serial number. The elephant meaures 16.25" w x30.75" d x 16.5" h and sells for $1,900.00.
I guess it's supposed to be moose antlers, but I take it more like being a seed within a pod.
A very simple and elegant mirror, made from layered plywood, in a cool eye-like design.
This fits my criteria for awesome. Bench + bamboo= Versatile, eco friendly, simple and clean furniture.
a milestone in high design, the Eames screen provides flexible, portable privacy for any situation. a curious step in design that gave way to many ideas and implementations. updated to reflect current technology.