Design Icon: Jean Prouvé
- In tandem with Design Miami/Basel this June, Paris Galerie Patrick Seguin will present a prototype of Jean Prouvé’s Maison des Jours Meilleurs (Better Days House).
- An exhibition showcasing the ins and outs of Jean Prouvé’s industrial design aesthetic is the final word on the French master’s legacy.
- Resembling in form and function ancestors such as Jean Prouvé’s prefab Tropical House, Architect Fred Friedmeyer’s prefab structures harmonize, as much as possible, with…
- Long before prefab gained renewed popularity a decade ago, mass production was considered avant-garde thinking.
Jean Prouve's enameled-steel table, with a laminate top, debuted in 1953 in France.
- MoMA’s Century of the Child: Growing by Design, 1900-2000 may be the world’s most engrossing toy box.
- With a life span of just 11 months, the prefabricated 1951 Dome of Discovery, designed by architect Ralph Tubbs for the Festival of Britain, lives on as a lost cultural icon.
- We showcase a timeline of nine prefab architecture projects from the 20th century.