The professional life of Swiss-born artist/designer and French citizen Janette Laverrière (1909-2011) spanned crucial shifts in design thinking and the politics of value within design and architecture. Having helped found the Front National des decorateurs in 1944, followed by the Union des artistes decorateurs et createurs d'ensembles, that same year, Laverrière's career continued to impact, art, design, and social movements until her death in 2011.