Suzanne Guiguichon French Furniture Designer

Suzanne Guiguichon was a French furniture designer and decorator. She was born and worked in Paris. Since 1929 she worked as a designer with Maurice Dufrene at the Galeries Lafayette design studio La Maitrise in Paris. Most of the furniture, clocks, lighting, fabrics, rugs, accessories Guiguichon designed anonymously.

In 1930, she set up her studio at 54 rue de Clichy in Paris. Her furniture has been reproduced by various manufacturers in the Faubourg Saint-Antoine, in particular Speich frères. Her clients included both private and contract clients. She was commissioned to design an office for the Mayor of the 6th arrondissement, Paris, and, in 1947, the bedrooms of French President Vincent Auriol in Chateau Rambouillet and Palais de l’Elysee, Paris.

She taught at the École de l’Union Centrale des Arts DĂ©coratifs in Paris.

École de l’Union Centrale des Arts Décoratifs

She taught at MAD for several years. DĂ©couvrez le MAD, une institution unique qui regroupe le MusĂ©e des Arts DĂ©coratifs, le MusĂ©e Nissim de Camondo, la Bibliothèque, les Ateliers du Carrousel et l’École Camondo.

A selection of her work

Vintage Sideboard

A SYCAMORE AND PARCHMENT SIDEBOARD, CIRCA 1935

Daybed with rusty red upholstery

Pair of sidetables

Sources

Byars, M., & Riley, T. (2004). The design encyclopedia. Laurence King Publishing.

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