Week 1 Starting off Artifact: Designed by humans, carry a purpose, all have a morphology. Morphology: Greek, language of forms. Always need a language Couture: French, designing clothes Couturier/Couturiere: Person who desgins couture Coco Chanel: 1925 fall fashion, used to sow and sing in cabarets. Name was Gabrielle but called Coco at cabarets. Liked straight lines, tubular, tweed, grids, right angles. Mechanical period, cloche hat- bell in french. Give the lady a chair activity Chair 1: 1755 Thomas Chippendale chair. Curvy, rococo, Marie Antoinette era, intertwining, filagree, floral. *Chair 2: Tubular, rounded, steel and vinyl, boxy grid, 1925 by Marcel Broyer. Wassily chair, Bow house. Chair 3: 1955 Eero Saarinen, biomorphic, tulip chair. Modern, sleek, curvy, no pattern, blank. Marcel Breur, Bahaus 1. Coco Chanel, Designs for Fall Suits, 1925. 2. Portrait of Coco Chanel, c. 1925. 3. Marcel Breuer, Wassily Chair, 1925. Bauhaus Style. 4. Portrait of Marcel Breuer, c. 1925. 5. Thomas Chippendale, Side Chair, c.1755. Rococo Style. 6. Eero Saarinen, Tulip Chair, 1955. Post-War Biomorphic Style.
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