1951 “THE TOY” of Charles & Ray Eames


“The Toy” was a self-assembly project made in 1951 by Charles and Ray Eames and sold by Sears, Roebuck and Co.

“Toys are not really as innocent as they look. Toys and games can be precursors of serious ideas.” — Charles Eames

“Genius? Nothing — we just worked harder” — Charles Eames

“Eventually, everything connects.”

“Design is the appropriate combination of materials in order to solve a problem.”

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