CHARLES EAMES

 
Eventually everything connects - people, ideas, objects. The quality of the connections is the key to quality per se.
- Charles Eames
The details are details. They make the product.
- Charles Eames
The details are details. They make the product. The connections, the connections, the connections. It will in the end be these details that give the product its life.
- Charles Eames
Ideas are cheap. Always be passionate about ideas and communicating those ideas and discoveries to others in the things you make.
- Charles Eames
Recognizing the need is the primary condition for design.
- Charles Eames
The real questions are: Does it solve a problem? Is it serviceable? How is it going to look in ten years?
- Charles Eames
Choose your corner, pick away at it carefully, intensely and to the best of your ability and that way you might change the world.
- Charles Eames
Design is a plan for arranging elements in such a way as best to accomplish a particular purpose.
- Charles Eames
To whom does design address itself: to the greatest number, to the specialist of an enlightened matter, to a privileged social class? Design addresses itself to the need.
- Charles Eames
Who ever said that pleasure wasn't functional?
- Charles Eames
In architecture the idea degenerated. Design allows a more direct and pleasurable route.
- Charles Eames
It is almost impossible to reconcile self expression with the creative act.
- Charles Eames
It is not easy to do something good, but it is extremely difficult to do something bad.
- Charles Eames
We work because it's a chain reaction, each subject leads to the next.
- Charles Eames
Art resides in the quality of doing, process is not magic.
- Charles Eames
It makes me feel guilty that anybody should have such a good time doing what they are supposed to do.
- Charles Eames