A smaller, colorful version of the original Eames Elephant, this plastic design can be a happy toy for your kids or a decorative object anywhere in your home. It’s based on Charles and Ray Eames’ original 1945 Plywood Elephant, which was exhibited in prototype form at MoMA in 1946. The Colorful Eames® Elephant is produced in Germany by Vitra and measures 8.25h x 8w x 15.5"d. Both Vitra and Charles and Ray Eames have work in MoMA’s collection.
DesignerCharles and Ray Eames
Size8.25h x 8w x 15.5"d
MaterialDyed Polypropylene with Matte finish
Year of Design1945
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Charles (1907–1978) and Ray (1912–1988) Eames became two of the most influential designers of the 20th century, and their groundbreaking work is represented in the Museum's collection. Their designs have also appeared in dozens of MoMA exhibitions, including New Furniture Designs by Charles Eames (1946), Prize Designs for Modern Furniture (1950), Plywood: Material, Process, Form (2011–2013) and The Value of Good Design (2019).Discover the Eames Story
At MoMA Design Store, all of the designs we sell are curator-approved and authentic. We ensure the integrity of our products through research and by working closely with the designers. Our products embody the spirit of good design objects in MoMA's collection. Some of them are actual designs represented in the Museum's collection.