Charles Ormond Eames was a designer and considered one of the main contributors to modern furniture design and architecture. In close collaboration with his wife, Ray Eames, Charles is seen as one of the most important contributors inte the fields of industrial design, furniture design, manufacturing and architecture. Charles and Ray Eames produced a vast selection of pieces and the most important are the ”Eames Lounge Chair” for Herman Miller Co, the ”Rocking Chair” and the ”Side Chair Shell”
Rago is one of America's leading auction houses, with an impressive $30 million in annual sales. Rago's industry experts have been featured appraisers on the U.S version of the Antiques Roadshow since 1996. Rago's experts have appraised on the show such pieces as Andy Warhol "Jackie II" Artist’s Proof, 1966 which was valued at $20 000 in 2011 and Picasso's Madoura Urn, ca. 1960 for the value of $12 000 - $15 000.
We find this hidden gem on a street behind Santa Croce in Florence. The architects Andrea and Isa Tanini’s home is surprisingly enough not situated in a historic Florentine palazzo, but instead in a building from the 1970’s. It is also this era that pervades the whole flat from the lounge suite, rugs, to dining table and chairs.