CHARLOTTE PERRIAND: ART OF LIVING, by Mary McLeod (ed) - 2003 [1st Ed]

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Charlotte Perriand: An Art Of Living

by Mary McLeod, editor

1st Edition. New York: Harry N. Abrams in association with the Architectural League of New York, 2003.

Hardback is overall in NEAR FINE condition, with a VERY GOOD DJ.

  • White paper over boards is remarkably clean, with firm corners.
  • Foot of spine shows a bump as if from a fall.
  • Binding is secure.
  • Color and B&W illustrations throughout are vibrant and clear.
  • Interior may be lightly age-toned, and glossy pages are free of writing and intentional marks.
  • Text block edges have a .25" single line blemish along fore edge toward foot.
  • Illustrated DJ exhibits light overall shelf wear, minimal wear to edges, and .25" fine-line scrape near front foot corner. Spine ends are both bumped, with .25" tear at head of front shoulder. 
  • CR2020.0928

304 pages. 9.25 x 11.25 inches.

ISBN: 0810945037

Includes select writings by Perriand, as well as essays by Roger Aujame, Esther da Costa Meyer, Mary McLeod, Joan Ockman, Arthur Ruegg, Danilo Udovicki-Selb, and Yasushi Zenno, including the following...

  • Simulated Domesticities: Perriand Before Le Corbusier
  • New Designs Gor Living: Domestic Equipment
  • "C'était dans l'air du Temps": Charlotte Perriand and the Popular Front
  • Fortuitous Encounters: Charlotte Perriand in Japan
  • Transforming the Bathroom: Perriand and Le Corbusier
  • A Synthesis of the Arts: the Collaborations of Charlotte Perriand and Jean Prouvé
  • Lessons from Objects
  • Charlotte Perriand and the Alps: Skiing for the Masses

Charlotte Perriand (1903-1999) was a notable 20th century French architect and designer. Her work aimed to create functional living spaces in the belief that better design helps in creating a better society. In her article "L'Art de Vivre" from 1981 she states "The extension of the art of dwelling is the art of living — living in harmony with man's deepest drives and with his adopted or fabricated environment. [Wikipedia+]

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