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Art of Play Designs Exclusive Playing Cards With Eames Office For Pop-Up Exhibition At MoMA Design Store

by Chloe Gordon on 09/26/2023 | 2 Minute Read

Art of Play's collaboration with the Eames Office introduces the charming Eames "Kite" Playing Cards, a tribute to the iconic designs of Charles & Ray Eames. These cards draw inspiration from Charles Eames' 1950 tissue-paper kite, merging classic mid-century aesthetics with a playful touch, embodying the Eames philosophy of "Take your pleasure seriously." As a reflection of the Eames spirit, the playing cards serve as artful expression. Designed by Dan Buck, co-founder of Art of Play and paying homage to the Eameses' artistry, these cards encapsulate the essence of American mid-century modern aesthetics.


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Art of Play, in partnership with Eames Office, is thrilled to unveil a unique collaboration celebrating the iconic designs of Charles & Ray Eames. Together, they proudly present the Eames "Kite" Playing Cards, a heartfelt tribute to the genius of Charles & Ray Eames.

  • Art of Play x Eames Office collaborate on exclusive playing cards
  • Inspired by the iconic design portfolio of Ray & Charles Eames
  • Celebrating American mid-century modern aesthetics
  • Launching at MoMA Design Stores in New York
  • September 7th - October 30th 2023

About the cards: Drawing from Charles Eames'1950 tissue-paper kite, these cards intertwine classic mid-century aesthetics and playful elements, resonating with the Eames mantra: "Take your pleasure seriously."

Why playing cards? "Playing cards reflect the Eames spirit," says Eames Demetrios, Office Director and grandson of Charles & Ray Eames. Dan Buck, co-founder of Art of Play and designer of the Eames playing cards adds, "Our reverence for the Eameses deeply influenced our creations. These cards are our homage to their artistry."

Now through October 30th, mid-century design enthusiasts can experience the Eames Office pop-up collection at MoMA Design Stores in New York and online.