Strangely enough very shortly afterwards, someone mentioned the charles and ray eames film it was based on. Today, we were delighted to discover that pentagram designer joe marianek filmed and narrated the original eames powers of ten flipbook the book takes you on a journey through 38 powers of ten, at a pace of two pages per power, moving from big to small. In the spirit of iteration for which they are known, they rereleased it in 1977 under the name powers of ten. Travel from the edge of the universe to an atom in the hand of a sleeping man at a picnic. Since it was produced in 1977, it has been seen by millions of people both nationally and internationally. The film is an adaptation of the 1957 book, cosmic view, by kees boeke. Geological survey, and various mapping services, kelli anderson recreated part of the eames iconic powers of ten as a flipbook. Cosmic voyage 1996, a loose remake of powers of ten in imax format for the national air and. A fun and compact visual odyssey, the powers of ten flipbook shows us not only the relative size of things in the known universe, but also our place in it.
The powers of ten films were adaptations of the book cosmic view 1957 by dutch educator kees boeke. Penned and designed by world renowned physicist philip morrison, alongside spouse phylis, the book was a superb collaboration that managed to transfer the subject matter, look and feel of the original film onto the printed page. The powers of ten films are two short american documentary films written and directed by charles and ray eames. It recreates part of the eameses iconic 1977 film, powers of ten, using only foundimagery from the internet. It actually solidifies my validation of the truth as above.
A flipbook, is an ocular journey dealing with the relative size of things in the universe and the effect of adding another zero. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. A very kind friend gave me this old flip book recently. A fun and compact visual odyssey, the powers of ten flipbook shows us not. Powers of ten by charles eames, 97807167344, available at book. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. The book takes you on a journey through 38 powers of ten, at a pace of two pages per power, moving from big to small. This flipbook is a tiny film made by remixing image search results. An adaptation of the charles and ray eames classic 1968 documentary by the same name, powers of ten. Strangely enough very shortly afterwards, someone mentioned the charles and ray eames film it was based on, powers of ten on vimeo.
Released in 1982, the book powers of ten was an accompanying publication of the original 1977 reworked charles eames film of the same name. Powers of ten is one of the eameses bestknown films. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. Yesterday, we featuerd charles and ray eames iconic powers of ten as one of our five visualizations of the scale of the universe. Eames powers of ten flipbook eames shop eames office. As with a communication primer and 2n a 2minute peep show from the exhibition, mathematica, in this film, charles and ray employed the system of exponential powers to visualize the importance of scale. The film was called a rough sketch for a proposed film dealing with the powers of ten and the relative size of things in the universe.506 1449 560 778 907 149 1000 826 1106 842 1111 442 1132 1518 1366 851 1261 668 1516 74 1138 105 628 643 801 1207 1505 1346 1106 555 1450 483 1062 1026 656 135 749 680