Charles and Ray Eames

American
Two of the most important designers of the 20th Century, Charles and Ray Eames first met while the latter was attending the prestigious Cranbrook Academy in 1940. They were married a year later, settled in Los Angeles, California, and quickly began collaborating on projects as a duo. Utilizing unique materials liked molded plywood and plastic and pioneering technologies like fiberglass furniture and plastic resin chairs, Charles and Ray began to receive critical acclaim within the furniture design community for their boundless imagination, which culminated in their most well known piece, the Eames Lounge Chair, in 1956.
 
Having been deemed "The Most Influential Designer of the 20th Century" by the Industrial Designers Society of America and received such awards as the Royal Gold Medal for Architecture, the Eames' contributions to the worlds of design, architecture, and even film are unparalleled by any other designing duo. Charles and Ray Eames chairs furniture and design remain popular worldside.
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