| Jan 19, 2013 |
French interior design icon Andrée Putman dies at 87
Boh staff
By Staff

Celebrated interior designer Andrée Putman died at her home in the sixth arrondissement of Paris today, January 19.

The funeral will be held at Saint-Germain-des-Pres church on Wednesday, January 23 at 2:00 p.m.

Putman carried out many important projects in her career through Studio Putman, including with the Morgans Hotel in New York, Le Lac in Japan, Im Wasserturm in Germany and the Sheraton in Roissy-Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris.

She did stores for Azzedine Alaia, Balenciaga, Bally and Lagerfeld; offices for French Minister of Culture Jack Lang; and museums like the CAPC, Bordeaux’s contemporary art museum.

Other projects included Pershing Hall in Paris, the Pagoda house in Tel Aviv, Pearl Lam’s apartment in Shanghai, the Blue Spa at the Bayerischer Hof Hotel in Munich, the Guerlain flagship store on the Champs Elysées, and Bernard-Henri Lévy and Arielle Dombasle’s cliff-house in Tangier (featured above).

In 2007, Putman's daughter Olivia became the Art Director of the Studio, and continues to perpetuate her mother's vision.

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