Hang it all coat rack
Charles and Ray Eames designed the ’Hang it all’ coat rack for children, but its colourful palette and distinctive shapes quickly attracted also adults. The 14 wooden balls of ’Hang it all’ can fit a great amount of clothes and accessories, and several coat racks can be combined together to form a larger rack. Released in 1953 and currently produced by Vitra, ’Hang it all’ is a perfect addition to the hall or dressing room.
Width:50,5 cm Depth:17 cm.
Ray and Charles Eames were an American designer couple whose name is familiar for anyone with an interest in modern design. Charles Eames was born in 1907 in St. Louis, Missouri. He studied architecture at University of Washington and, invited by the Finnish architect Eliel Saarinen, continued his studies at the Cranbrook Academy of Arts, Michigan in 1940. There he met Eero Saarinen, with whom he participated in a competition called ”Organic Design in Home Furnishing”, arranged by New York’s MoMA. Eames and Saarinen won the competition using a plywood moulding technique originally developed by Alvar Aalto. In Cranbrook Charles Eames also met her future wife Ray, and the couple got married in 1941.