Charlotte Perriand: An Art of Living.
New York: Abrams 2003. First Edition. Cloth. Fine / Fine. Item #013886
Large monograph on Perriand's work in furniture design. The French designer's career spanned a half-century of French modern design, including Art Deco, machine-age modernism,serially produced metal and wood products of the 50s and 60s, and plastic and prefabricated bathroom and kitchen units of the 70s. McLeod and six contributors write essays examining Perriand's rich and diverse career as a furniture designer and the ways it intersects with contemporary cultural currents, political movements, and changing social and economic conditions. First edition. 28 cm; 304 pp.; illustrated from photographs, plans, and drawings. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket.