SEMINAR SERIES: CHARLOTTE PERRIAND & THE MOUNTAINS

For Chalotte Perriand, the coming out party has been a long time coming. The French Modernist pioneer and one-time Le Corbusier collaborator spent a lifetime defying gender stereotypes while crafting pragmatic furniture that merged Functionalism’s austere lines with a rich, organic subtext. Among Perriand’s most standout career achievements was furnishing Les Arcs, a world-class ski resort located in the French Alps, which opened in 1968.  Read More

HOW WOODSON & RUMMERFIELD ARE SAVING ICONIC ARCHITECTURE

“We’re on job sites every week, and we see many beautiful homes,” says interior designer Jamie Rummerfield, “And far too many times we’ve stepped onto a glorious property in Beverly Hills, Bel Air, Holmby Hills—and the client starts the meeting with the heart-wrenching words, ‘So, we’d like to tear it down…'” So begins the story of SIA, or Save Iconic Architecture, the organization founded by Jamie Rummerfield and Ron Woodson of Woodson and Rummerfield in an effort to protect and save iconic Southern California architecture.

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