Perriand’s time in Japan during WWII—she was brought in to advise on industrial art production and spent considerable time with designer Sori Yanagi—had a lasting impact on her work, leading the doyenne of Modernism to focus more on wooden furniture and sliding screens to divide space. This Larch Daybed is a prime example.  Photo 6 of 8 in Design Icon: Charlotte Perriand

Design Icon: Charlotte Perriand6 of 8

Perriand’s time in Japan during WWII—she was brought in to advise on industrial art production and spent considerable time with designer Sori Yanagi—had a lasting impact on her work, leading the doyenne of Modernism to focus more on wooden furniture and sliding screens to divide space. This Larch Daybed is a prime example.

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