Prouvé (Basic Art) (Hardcover)

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Prouvé (Basic Art) (Hardcover)


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French-born Jean Prouv (1901-1984) was the 20th century's leading construction designer, a self-declared constructeur and member of the jury who oversaw the design of the Centre Pompidou in Paris. As a designer, he captured the midcentury spirit of innovation, expansion, and growth, developing techniques that united simple, striking aesthetics with practical, cost-effective materials and assembly. From vast, temporary exhibition marquees to handheld letter openers, modular building systems to interior lighting, Prouv 's designs efficiently fitted their function with minimal fuss and understated elegance. Feted by designers, architects, and engineers the world over, Prouv has left a rich and inspirational legacy, which resonates perfectly with the approach of this compact volume, neatly summarizing his life and works.

Product Details ISBN: 9783836543811
ISBN-10: 3836543818
Publisher: Taschen
Publication Date: June 22nd, 2017
Pages: 96
Language: English
Series: Basic Art