Charlotte Perriand

1903–1999

Fernand Léger, 'Les Objets à Réaction Poetique' 1931–6
Les Objets à Réaction Poetique 1931–6
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Biography

Charlotte Perriand (24 October 1903 – 27 October 1999) was a French architect and designer. Her work aimed to create functional living spaces in the belief that better design helps in creating a better society. In her article "L’Art de Vivre" from 1981 she states "The extension of the art of dwelling is the art of living—living in harmony with man’s deepest drives and with his adopted or fabricated environment."

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