“Dots” Etched Roller Ball Pen, a design by Charles & Ray Eames is part of our new collection of Etched Roller Ball Pens © 2011 The Eames Office
The design uses a pattern by the Eames’, developed, but not produced in connection with a textile competition at the MoMA (NYC) in 1947. In the year 2000, the Dot Pattern was produced for the first time by the Eames Office in conjunction with Maharam, the textile manufacturer.
Charles and Ray Eames are ranked among the finest American designers of the twentieth century. They are best known for their ground-breaking contributions to architecture, furniture design (the Eames Chair), industrial design and manufacturing, and the photographic arts. The legacy of this husband and wife team includes more than 100 films that reflect the breadth and depth of their interests and the integrity of their vision. Theirs was a design collaboration in the deepest sense, and all their work, whether graphics, film or furniture was a product of their collective design process and philosophy. These products are approved and certified by the Eames Office, which is dedicated to communicating, preserving, and extending the work of Charles and Ray Eames.
The design is etched into the pen and painted with a black lacquer. The pen comes with one black ballpoint refill. Artist’s signature is engraved on the cap band. It is presented in an black ACME metal box with a black sleeve.