Andrée Putman, born in 1925 as Andrée Christine Aynard, left today at 87 years old a world she started conquering late, at 53 years after a difficult divorce with the art collector and editor Jacques Putman.

Well known for her minimalist style and love for the 30’s design, she is known for giving a second breath to Robert Mallet-Stevens school-chair or Eileen Gray’s design objects, designing interiors of Morgans Hotel in New York, Le Saint James Club in Paris, Köln’s Im Wasserturm Hotel, The Putman hotel in Hong Kong, Gildo Pastor Center in Monaco, the Concorde plane or luxury boutiques such as Balenciaga, Yves Saint Laurent, Azzedine Alaïa, Guerlain or Karl Lagerfeld.

Chaise Morgans – Emeco inspirate by Navy from Emeco and Mallet-Steven’s school chair

Emeco – Putman shinny chair, environmental friendly as made of 80% recycled aluminium

Azzedine Alaïa's store

Azzedine Alaïa’s store, Paris

Transat by Eileen Gray republished by Andrée Putman

Gildo Pastor Center, Monaco – photo Deidi von Schaewen

Hotel Im Wasserturm in Köln, Germany

The Putman, Hong Kong

Interior Concorde – photo Deidi von Schaewen

Hotel Morgans, New York

Sunglasses by Andrée Putman

Guerlain flagship store, Champs Elysées, Paris

Anne Fontaine store, Paris

Tabouret Baldaquin (Canopy stool)

Voie Lactée (Milky Way) for Pleyel, one of the worlds oldest manufacturer, Paris

Pictures courtesy:

http://stylemetothemoon.com/arts/andree-putman
http://www.dezeen.com
http://brillanteinteriors.blogspot.ro/2010/11/andree-putman.html
http://www.theputman.com
http://initialmsunglasses.blogspot.ro/2011/07/andree-putman-by-lamy-made-in-france.html