The Design Museum celebrate the life and work of pioneering 20th-century designer Charlotte Perriand, whose accessible designs have long been overlooked in favour of her male peers.
A design giant, a sportswoman, a global traveller – Charlotte Perriand’s independent, free-spirited nature shone through in her designs and she spent her career championing a more accessible future for interior design, advocating good design for everyone.
Overlooked by her male peers and collaborators, this exhibition gives Charlotte Perriand back her rightful place in design history, as the true legend of 20th-century design she was. Examples of her iconic furniture such as the Chaise Longue Basculante and her famous interiors such as the apartment designed for Salon d’Automne in 1929 will be on display alongside photographs, scrapbooks and prototypes of her designs.
A designer who helped define how we think of the modern interior, Charlotte Perriand’s modern accessible approach to design can be found reflected in the way we live and decorate today.