Did you know that before before Charles and Ray Eames sculpted plywood into undulating furniture, they refined their techniques on medical devices? During World War II, the United States Navy engaged the American design duo in creating a new leg splint.
At exhibition at @henrymooreinstitute in Leeds, England, includes one of the Eames leg splints in its exploration of prosthetics and modern art.
Eames leg splint (via Brooklyn Museum/Wikimedia)
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