Saturday, December 22, 2007
Marilyn Neuhart was born in Long Beach, California, and attended Long Beach public schools, Long Beach City College and UCLA. She has been a freelance designer in the Los Angeles area since her graduation from the university. She has taught design, painting and color theory at UCLA and UCLA Extension and at East Los Angeles Junior College. She and her husband John have worked together professionally since their marriage and have collaborated on numerous design projects, including graphics, films and exhibitions. From 1980 to 1998 they were partners in the design firm Neuhart Donges Neuhart, whose clients included the IBM Corporation, Herman Miller, Inc., The Huntington Library and Art Gallery, the Doheny Library, the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Government of Taiwan and local businesses and institutions.
She continues to work together in their office in El Segundo. They are they authors and designers of two books on the history of the Office of Charles Eames - Eames Design (1989) and Eames House (1994) and are currently completing the writing and design of a third, new book entitled The Story of Eames Furniture, a comprehensive history of furniture development in the Eames Office.