1. FALLEN ICON

    Famed French Interior Designer Dies

    Putman in Paris in Sept. 1999. (Eric Robert/Corbis)

    Andrée Putman, the interior designer to whom many major fashion houses turned for unique shop interiors, died Saturday morning at the age of 87. In the seventies, Putman founded Createurs & Industriels with Didier Grumbach—now the president of the Chambre Syndicale—to promote fashion and design. Putman's funeral will be held on Wednesday in Paris; she is survived by her daughter and son.

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