jean prouvé – the poetics of the technical object at the design museum image by luke hayes

 

 

 

the design museum in london is currently showing an exhibition on the french designer jean prouvé titled, ‘jean prouvé: the poetics of the technical object’. the exhibition is the UK’s most comprehensive look at the designers influential work. it features both furniture and architecture projects explored through drawings, films and photographs. to accompany the exhibition, the design museum will be opening ‘maison tropcale’, a prototype house design by prouvé on febraury 5th. originally designed in the 1950’s for colonial west africa, the house will be installed on the grounds of the tate modern. the exhibition will continue running until march 23rd, while the ‘maison tropicale’ will be on show until april 13.

jean prouvé at the design museum jean prouvé – the poetics of the technical object at the design museum image by luke hayes

jean prouvé at the design museum jean prouvé – the poetics of the technical object at the design museum image by luke hayes

jean prouvé at the design museum jean prouvé – the poetics of the technical object at the design museum image by luke hayes

jean prouvé at the design museum jean prouvé – the poetics of the technical object at the design museum image by luke hayes