Steno Books, filled with writings and drawings by Lucia Eames over a two-decade period, served as the test ground for her development of a vocabulary of nearly 50 motifs.   For lack of a better word, when we began scanning and tagging Lucia Eames’s Steno Books, we came across a number of images that appeared […]


Table designs by Lucia Eames juxtaposed favored motifs and explored such designer choices as the play between positive and negative space; functionality (as with the heart-lined umbrella holder with a pan to catch drips from soaking umbellas); breaking of traditional planes exemplified by the escaping shooting star forming a leg; or the careful incising of […]


Lucia Eames explored a series of symbolic motifs throughout her drawings and cut-outs and embedded them into her metalwork;  the resultant shadows emphatically celebrated repetition of form and shape.  Wondrous, indeed, were the shadows cast by her furniture and gates perhaps most intriguing, the sinuous darkened forms thrown by her curved benches.   Note the […]