Eames Design Archives go to Auction. Maybe.

Eames design collection for sale
Eames design collection for sale

Eames collectors: Start your bidding. If a proposed auction of one of the largest private collections of Eames material takes place as planned on April 8, that is.

The Eames name is synonymous with mid-century modern furniture. More than 100 binders of photographs, clippings, negatives, copies, and other records related to iconic designers Ray and Charles Eames are up for auction. Richard Wright auction house of Chicago is hosting the sale. The archives are result of more than 30 years of documentation by former Eames Office official archivists, John and Marilyn Neuhart.