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Le Corbusier/Jeanneret/Perriand

About the designer: Le Corbusier/Jeanneret/Perriand

Charlotte Perriand is best known for her extensive work with Le Corbusier. With Pierre Jeanneret, they designed a successful group of armchairs and a chaise longue, later reissued by Cassina as the LC series. The chairs were produced in chrome plated or matte enamel tubular steel frames with a variety of upholstery choices including ponyskin and cowhide. Perriand, born in Paris, was trained at l'École de l'Union Centrale des Arts Décoratifs. A trip to Japan, planned for six months in 1940, evolved into a stay that lasted throughout the war. She was the acting adviser on arts and crafts to the Japanese ministry of commerce and she became a sort of design ambassador to both countries. Back in France, her work reflected the materials and aesthetics she had worked with in Japan. Architect an ...

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