In 1920s Paris, fashionable taste in furniture tended toward organic materials and hand-carved finishing. The designs of young Charlotte Perriand—geometric, minimal, metal—set a new trend. This exhibit celebrates Perriand’s accomplishments—the chaise lounge, for instance—while replications of projects that joined furniture design with architecture and art catch Perriand’s collaborative spirit. —C.J.F.
Charlotte Perriand was featured in the October 5, 2019 issue of Air Mail. Read on