In Praise of a Whimsical, Solar-Powered ‘Do-Nothing Machine’

American architect and designer Charles Eames holds his whimsical, solar-powered "Do Nothing Machine" in August 1957.
Architecture & Design
'50s
Ralph Crane—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images

Brightly colored and emphatically impractical, Charles and Ray Eames' Do-Nothing Machine was exactly the sort of endeavor that sends the more businesslike and pragmatic among us into conniptions. Read More

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