Jean Prouvé's Design Legacy

Jean Prouvé's Design Legacy

By Kelsey Keith
An exhibition showcasing the ins and outs of Jean Prouvé’s industrial design aesthetic is the final word on the French master’s legacy.

French designer and engineer Jean Prouvé self-identified as a factory worker rather than as an aesthete. The elegant lines of his chairs, tables, desks, shelving, and lighting, which he produced in mass quantities from 1929 until the early 1950s, are testaments to his innate skills in furniture design.

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