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Eye on Design: Charlotte Perriand

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A limited-edition chaise longue and a photography exhibit signal a renewed interest in the French designer and Le Corbusier collaborator.
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  Charlotte Perriand. Copyright Archives Charlotte Perriand.

    Charlotte Perriand. Copyright Archives Charlotte Perriand.

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  The limited-edition LC4 CP chaise longue, based on Perriand's original LC4, indtroduced in 1928. It features a self-supporting mattress attached directly to its frame. Le Corbusier dubbed the original LC4 the "relaxing machine" becuase of the way it reflected the natural human form for maximum comfort. Image courtesy of Cassina.

    The limited-edition LC4 CP chaise longue, based on Perriand's original LC4, indtroduced in 1928. It features a self-supporting mattress attached directly to its frame. Le Corbusier dubbed the original LC4 the "relaxing machine" becuase of the way it reflected the natural human form for maximum comfort. Image courtesy of Cassina.

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  Jacques Barsac, an authority on Charlotte Perriand, and his wife, Pernette Perriand-Barsac, Perriand's daughter and longtime assistant, at the Cassina showroom in New York City. Photo by Federica Carlet.

    Jacques Barsac, an authority on Charlotte Perriand, and his wife, Pernette Perriand-Barsac, Perriand's daughter and longtime assistant, at the Cassina showroom in New York City. Photo by Federica Carlet.

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  Perriand's photographs are on display next to her Berger and Méribel stools at the Cassina showroom in New York City. Photo by Federica Carlet.

    Perriand's photographs are on display next to her Berger and Méribel stools at the Cassina showroom in New York City. Photo by Federica Carlet.

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  Charlotte Perriand in the mountains of Savoie, France, circa 1930. Copyright Archives Charlotte Perriand.

    Charlotte Perriand in the mountains of Savoie, France, circa 1930. Copyright Archives Charlotte Perriand.

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