She reinterpreted commercial design, turned the chessboard into art, and paved the way for the interior from the 20th century to the future. An opponent of redundancy and “decor for decor’s sake”, a champion of freedom and minimalism in space, a designer who combined the sensual with the practical, Andre Putman turned her name into a synonym for elegance. Let’s find out what features are characteristic of Putman-style interiors and whether it is possible to “try on” her design techniques on your own interior.
Biography and philosophy
Andre Putman was born in 1925 to a family of bankers from Lyon. Andre graduated from the Paris Conservatoire with a piano degree, but did not connect her life with music. Continue reading