The great French designers have left many exceptional achievements that testify to their know-how, their creativity and the innovation they brought to their time. They are not just part of history. They also thought about what could be considered and served in the future. Here is a small list that lists the great French designers and their exceptional works.
The Bauhaus is an avant-garde architectural and design movement that has shaped many cities. But it is also a school of design and architecture founded in 1919 in Weimar, in eastern Germany by Walter Gropius.
It is a great inspiration of modern architects of the twentieth century, as it was concocted by many famous artists including: Marcel Breuer, Dörte Helm, Theodor Bogler, Wilhelm Wagenfeld, Benita Koch Otte, Joseph Albers, Lotte Stam-Beese, Anni Albers, Alma Siedhoff-Buscher, Mart Stam and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.
It is impossible to talk about a great designer without mentioning Le Corbusier. Whose real name is Charles-Edouard Jeanneret-Gris, Le Corbusier is a renowned architect, urban planner, decorator, painter and sculptor. He represented the modern movement with some Bauhaus artists such as Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Walter Gropius and with other designers such as Theo van Doesbrg and Alvar Aalto.
Among the emblematic buildings signed Le Corbusier and inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List, there are: villa Le Lac in Switzerland, Villa Savoye in Possy, the city of Chandigarh in India, the radiant city in Marseille, the Chapel notre-Dame-du-Haut in Ronchamp and the National Museum of Western Art in Tokyo in Japan.
In addition, Charlotte Perriand also occupies an important place among the designers creators of the twentieth century, her creation of furniture is very famous. It was the artist who tried to connect the arts and crafts, cultures, noble forms and vernacular productions, raw nature and the most avant-garde conceptions, at the service of a social aesthetic.
She was active in various artistic and political movements including the Union des Artistes Modernes and collaborated closely with various artists of her time, citing only Le Corbusier, Fernand Léger and Pierre Jeanneret.
Among his achievements, it is necessary to list the tilting chair, the library of the House of Brazil and the Boomerang office. Then, there are also his drawings and sketches including: the workshop of Saint-Sulpice and the Bar under the roof and the house by the water.
Photography is a good way to demonstrate the know-how of a craftsman. It actually makes it possible to photograph a work or a work of art in order to be able to exhibit it later or to show it to those who are interested in it. It is also the best way to immortalize a […]
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