We believe design has the power to change the world. With Kazam! we share stories about people, projects, and ideas that are shaping a better tomorrow.
For NYCxDESIGN, the Eames Institute lands in New York City with a street-facing design exhibit at Herman Miller’s Park Avenue flagship.This link opens the post, "Windows Installation"
Design Q&A: Emily Pilloton-Lam
At Girls Garage, Emily Pilloton-Lam guides girls and gender-expansive youth to design interventions for social and personal good.This link opens the post, "Design Q&A: Emily Pilloton-Lam"
Decades in the making, the Eames Institute of Infinite Curiosity offers a new window into the storied designers’ legacy.This link opens the post, "Everything Connects"
Breaking the Mold
We trace the story of Ray and Charles Eames’s partnership and problem-solving back to an almost magical handmade plywood-molding device called “Kazam!”This link opens the post, "Breaking the Mold"
Ishinomaki Lab helped rebuild a city in Japan after the 2011 tsunami. Now, a partnership with a Michigan makerspace again demonstrates the power of design.This link opens the post, "Crafting Community"
What’s an Institute for Anyway?
John Cary, president and CEO of the Eames Institute, offers a vision of why we do what we do.This link opens the post, "What’s an Institute for Anyway?"
Design Q&A: Caitlin Taylor
In our inaugural Design Q&A—a format borrowed from the Eameses’ iconic 1970 film—MASS Design Group’s architect Caitlin Taylor finds fertile ground for the future.This link opens the post, "Design Q&A: Caitlin Taylor"
Airbnb cofounder Joe Gebbia shares something of the singular role Ray and Charles Eames played in his own journey—and why it’s impossible to get bored at the Eames Ranch.This link opens the post, "Endless Inspiration"
Llisa Draws a Letter
Llisa Demetrios goes behind the scenes to recount how her childhood memories of Ray and Charles come full circle in her new role as chief curator.This link opens the post, "Llisa Draws a Letter"