His work had an extraordinary influence on the generations of designers and architects that followed.
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“To be modern is not fashion, it is a state.”
A close collaboration between Le Corbusier, his cousin Pierre Jeanneret and the architect Charlotte Perriand lead to the creation of three chrome-plated tubular steel chairs which became the basis for a line of furniture created for the 1929 Salon d'Automne installation, 'Equipment for the Home'. The line included the LC1, LC2, LC3, LC4 and LC6 pieces still acknowledged today as perfect examples of modernist design and included in the collections of international museums such as New York’s MoMA.