EGPA 66 Andrée Putman...
Andrée Putman spent many years desi-
white saucer, "to keep the ashes from
gning for silversmith Christofle, who
falling, and so you don't take yourself
wanted to renew its style codes. Their
col aboration began with a ring. A symbol
Joyful, sensitive to happiness, Andrée Put-
of memory, it would guide the entire line
man revolutionized the lives of the resi-
of jewelry, cutlery, and objects.
dents of the homes she designed, offe-
round, simple white shapes left room for
ring them a free vision of space utilization.
reminiscing when tasting a hot chocolate.
For one private client in Spain, she imagi-
The pieces designed, with their perfect
ned a place of shadows and light.
proportions and impeccable materials,
A dark alcove for a bedroom, a living
evoke the sensuality of simple beauty.
room with indirect lighting, and a kitchen
Here again, there was no room for unne-
and bathroom bathed in light.
The bathroom, dear in the artist's eyes,
When Andrée Putman was asked to
evoked the sensuality of Greco-roman
design an ashtray, she created a simple
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