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Charlotte Perriand – transforming interiors

— November 2015

Article read level: Art lover

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Charlotte Perriand, Photomontages covering walls of the waiting room of the Ministry of Agriculture, rue de Grenelle, Paris, 1936 Proposal for the reproduction of colors by the author Mono photographs François Kollar/AChP

Henry Matthews explores the ground-breaking work of furniture designer Charlotte Perriand

Charlotte Perriand: Complete Works, Volume 1, 1903-1940 by Jacques Barsac


In October 1927 Charlotte Perriand, a progressive young designer in Paris, submitted to the Salon d’Automnean ensemble of furnishings she had created for her own apartment. Exhibited as Le bar sous le toit (the bar under the roof), her installation attracted attention for its striking modernity; it was featured in several prestigious magazines. The stools with tubular metal...

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