René-André Coulon was a furniture designer from France. He did architectural studies until 1937. In his work, Coulon integrated tempered glass, some of which Hagnauer, Vienna, made. He designed the interior furniture of Adnet for Saint-Gobain.
Coulon joined UAM (Union des Artistes Modernes) in 1944. He was famously known for the tempered-glass radiator that Saint-Gobain made in 1937. He was instrumental in establishing the Saint-Gobain Institute of Iron and Steel Research and its laboratory. In 1955, he was associated with Ionel Schien and Yves Magnant.
Art Deco Glass Heater by René-André Coulon
A MATCHED PAIR OF ‘PALME’ SIDE TABLES, CIRCA 1937
Cylindrical chair – René-André Coulon
Byars, M., & Riley, T. (2004). The design encyclopedia. Laurence King Publishing.
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