Eventually Everything Connects

Through stunning illustrations in a format only a human with the very longest of arms could possibly hold, we find that somehow, everyone from Frank Sinatra to Judy Garland to Walt Disney are connected with 20th century design’s golden couple, Charles and Ray Eames.

Eventually Everything Connects cover
Eventually Everything Connects cover

The beautiful new leporello published by Nobrow, Eventually Everything Connects is the creation of Loris Lora (what a wonderful name), and shows how some of the biggest names of 20th century show business and California modernism are but a few colourful dotted lines from one another, thanks to the Eames.

Who knew Spam was linked, somehow, to Alfred Hitchcock?
Who knew Spam was linked, somehow, to Alfred Hitchcock?

The publication illustrates a quote from Charles Eames himself: “Eventually everything connects”.

Eventually Everything Connects
Eventually Everything Connects

It takes the form of a hardback covered frieze – all four meters of it – depicting a scene furnished with Eames pieces and populated by characters including Alfred Hitchcock.  On one side, we peek into a glamourous film shoot; on the other, we’re immersed in the equally glamourous setting of a jazz band playing while Dennis Hopper  looks on, camera dangling round his neck ready to add to his collection of photographs.

Eventually Everything Connects
Eventually Everything Connects

Tucked into the back cover of the book is a handy illustrated guide to the connections suggested in the main frieze, acting as a map to show how design informed the films, artworks and music of some of the most iconic characters of the last 100 years.

Eventually Everything Connects, back fold-out poster insert
Eventually Everything Connects, back fold-out poster insert

Eventually Everything Connects is published by Nobrow priced £25

Showing the corner of the pull-out poster
Showing the corner of the pull-out poster
The coupon guy
The coupon guy

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