1903 - 1999
Charlotte Perriand was a pioneer of modern furniture design. From 1927-37, she worked with Le Corbusier and Pierre Jeanneret to develop their systematized furnishings known as "machines for living." Although best remembered for her elegant modernist tubular steel furniture of the 1920's and 1930's, she also produced craft-based designs. She is renowned for many interiors such as the Air France offices in London and Tokyo, the United Nations conference rooms in Geneva, and her collaborations with Jean Prouve.