Andrée & Olivia Putman
Andre Putman starts her career with a very important achievement: Prisunic's art entrance.
In New York she invents a modern vision of the hotels, building the first hotel-boutique, the Morgan, in 1984.
Her successful achievements intensify her natural disposition to eclecticism: from the Museum of Fine Arts in Rouen to the CAPC in Bordeaux, from the Guggenheim in New York to the universal expo in Sevilla, from the cinema decors for Greenaway to the Concorde of Air France group.
Recently she realized the Guerlain top-shop on the Champs-Elysées in Paris, she re-designed the general image for Helena Rubinstein brand and the astonishing Blue Spa in the Beyerischer Hof Hotel in Munich, with its suspended swimming-pool. Indisputable star of design, she imposes her unique style in Hong Kong too, where she signed the external design and the internal architecture of two skyscrapers.
Olivia Putman was born in 1964, she grew up in Paris; after graduating from high school in 1987, Olivia Putman completed a bachelor’s degree in History of Art at the Sorbonne University in Paris. She then divided her time and workspace between Paris and New York.
Satisfying a long-time wish of her mother, the founder of the Studio Putman, Olivia Putman became the Art Director of the company. In 2007, she followed the renovation of the Morgans Hotel in New York. Olivia designed a villa in Kuwait and signed the collection "Inside out" for Fermob. Olivia also inaugurated "Le rivage" Hotel in Hong-Kong.
The Studio Putman presented a new chair for the American manufacturer EMECO, a collection of sunglasses, a knife for Laguiole, carpets for Toulemonde-Bochart, a collection of furniture for the French editor Silvera, the scenography for Christophe's concerts at the Olympia and the Chateau de Versailles, as well as the Madeleine Vionnet‘s exhibition at the Decorative arts Museum of Paris.
The Studio also imagined the meridian line “Belle Etoile” for the Italian editor Serralunga.
In 2012, Olivia also drew the collection "Ondes" for Lalique, the lamp "Jour de fête" for Charles Paris, a collection of fabrics for Pierre Frey and a new chair for Drucker.
In 2013, Olivia revealed her new hospitality project: Sofitel Arc de Triomphe in the Champs-Elysées neighborhood. In may 2013, she presented her interpretation for L'air du temps by Nina Ricci.
Andrée & Olivia Putman for Serralunga:
Belle Etoile outdoor sofas