3 Must-See Fall Exhibits
"Eames Designs: The Guest Host Relationship," A+D Museum; aplusd.org An examination of Ray and Charles Eames' creative process, annotating iconic furniture and objects they loved (tumbleweeds, a keg of nails) with their own words.
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"Crafting Modernism: Mid-century American Art and Design," Museum of Arts and Design; madmuseum.org A look at post-WWII designers who rejected the machine-made for the hand-hewn, as seen in Sam Maloof's carved-wood rocking chair.
"Graphic Design: Now in Production," Walker Art Center; walkerart.org The largest museum show devoted to graphic design in 15 years, covering the industry's best work since 2000, from magazine layouts to movie-titling sequences.
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