Perriand’s spin on an office chair demonstrated her ability to integrate stark elements (the metal frame) while respecting the chair’s owner (cushions resting on coil springs). A wooden prototype Perriand developed while in what was then called Indo-China in 1943 was recently reissued by Cassina.  Photo 3 of 8 in Design Icon: Charlotte Perriand

Design Icon: Charlotte Perriand3 of 8

Perriand’s spin on an office chair demonstrated her ability to integrate stark elements (the metal frame) while respecting the chair’s owner (cushions resting on coil springs). A wooden prototype Perriand developed while in what was then called Indo-China in 1943 was recently reissued by Cassina.

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