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.
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."