Pair of Charlotte Perriand “Les Arcs” Benches, circa 1960, France
Pair of Charlotte Perriand “Les Arcs” Benches. Made with French Oak. Provence: “Les Arcs”, France Circa 1960, France. Very good vintage condition. Charlotte Perriand (Paris, October 24, 1903 – October 27, 1999) was a French architect and designer. He developed the design of the furniture of the modern house that ceases to be understood as autonomous and artistic objects to become functional artifacts linked to the domestic structure and was one of the driving forces of modern interior architecture. She worked in the studio of Le Corbusier as furniture and interior manager. Charlotte Perriand helped design the french ski area, Les Arc. She designed and built Arc 1600, Arc 1800, and Arc 2000. She led the Les Arcs design team that included Roger Godino, Robert Blanc, Gaston Regairaz, Guy Rey-Millet, and Bernard Taillefer. She designed the resorts to have minimal rooms, with the idea that most guests spend their time outside. Instead the buildings have great rooms that are open to the sun and nature. Charlotte Perriand died 27 October, 1999 in Paris, France at the age of 96.
Height: 15.5 in. (39.37 cm)Width: 56 in. (142.24 cm)Depth: 16.5 in. (41.91 cm)Seat Height: 15.5 in. (39.37 cm)