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Eames Demetrios: Design vs. Style and Other Eames Philosophies

An Eames Primer by Eames Demetrios

If you are in Tulsa, Oklahoma area, be sure to join the Philbrook Museum of Art’s “3rd Thursday” speaker series event on January 21, 2010. This series of 3rd Thursday will be joined by Eames Demetrios, a filmmaker, director of The Eames Office, author of An Eames Primerand a member of the Eames family. As most of you have already known, he is a grandson of iconic mid century modern designers, Charles and Ray Eames.

Demetrios dedicates his efforts in communicating, preserving, and extending the work of the Eameses. At this event, Eames Demetrios will provide a personal look at the designers, their process, philosophy and influence on the design world in a discussion on design vs. style. He will also be sharing a few treasures from the Eames family archive.

The event is presented in partnership with Art Directors Club of Tulsa and in conjunction with Modern Tulsa, an organization of the Tulsa Foundation for Architecture.

Event Schedule:

Date: January 21, 2010
Place: Philbrook Museum of Art (Tulsa, Oklahoma), Patti Johnson Wilson Hall
Times: 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
5:30 pm: Tickets available from the Admission desk (no advance reservations)
5:30-6:30 pm: Cash bar available and photographer on site for your chance to be a part of the museum’s new ad campaign
6:30-7:30 pm: Lecture begins in Auditorium, Live simulcast near Restaurant
7:30-8 pm: Free posters designed by Eames Demetrios will be available for signing

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