Jean Adnet (1900 – 1995) French designer

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Jean Adnet (1900 – 1995) was a French Designer. She was professionally active in Paris.

Biography

In 1928, Jean Adnet became director of the window-display department at Galeries Lafayette, where, in 1922, brother Jacques Adnet became director of its La Maitrise decorating studio; they collaborated under the name ā€˜JJ Adnet.

Sources

Byars, M., & Riley, T. (2004). The design encyclopedia. Laurence King Publishing. https://amzn.to/3ElmSlL

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    Matali Crasset – French Product Designer. Crasset’s childhood on a farm undoubtedly influenced her distinct design style. Read More… Read More →

  • Jean-Paul Gaultier (b.1952) French Fashion Designer

    Jean-Paul Gaultier (b.1952) French Fashion Designer

    Before launching his label in 1976, Gaultier worked for Cardin, Jacques Esteirel, and Patou. From the onset, Gaultier was dubbed the ‘enfant terrible de Paris’.Read More →

  • Joseph-AndrĆ© Motte (1925 – 2013) French Furniture & Interior Designer

    Joseph-AndrĆ© Motte (1925 – 2013) French Furniture & Interior Designer

    Joseph-AndrĆ© Motte ranks as the most influential and innovative figures of post-war French design. Two careers Furniture & Interior Designer.Read More →

  • Alexis Pichotā€™s Woodland series Revitalized His Sense of Self

    Alexis Pichotā€™s Woodland series Revitalized His Sense of Self

    Submerging himself at the depths of thisĀ forestĀ of Fontainebleau, Pichot captures the divine, earthy qualities of the property. READ MORERead More →

  • Serge Mouille (1922- 1988) French Lighting Designer

    Serge Mouille (1922- 1988) French Lighting Designer

    Serge Mouille was a French Lighting Designer; he was born and active in Paris. Mouille studied silversmithing, Ɖcole des Artes AppliquĆ©s, Paris to 1941.Read More →

  • Christian Germanaz ( b. 1940 ) french industrial designer

    Christian Germanaz ( b. 1940 ) french industrial designer

    Germanaz designed the Half and Half seat (1964), it was manufactured by Airborne in 1968. This consisted of two identical plastic shapes clamped together to form a bench.Read More →

  • Jean Schlumberger (1907 – 1987) French jewellery designer

    Jean Schlumberger (1907 – 1987) French jewellery designer

    Jean Schlumberger (1907ā€“1987), one of the most accomplished artists of the twentieth century, produced objects of unrivalled beauty. He was a man of exquisite taste, a jeweller who created extraordinary jewelled statements with a feeling of depth and life. Read More →

  • Edmond Lachenal (1855 – 1948) French Sculptor and Ceramicist

    Edmond Lachenal (1855 – 1948) French Sculptor and Ceramicist

    Lachenal joined ThĆ©odore Deck’s studio in 1870 and later became director. He established his studio in Malakoff, near Paris, in 1880 and Chatillon-sous-Bagneux, France, in 1887. He decorated his pottery with stylized figures, landscapes, greenery, and flowers in the ‘Persian style’ influenced by Deck.Ā Read More →

  • Jules-Emile Leleu (1883 – 1961) French sculptor and designer

    Jules-Emile Leleu (1883 – 1961) French sculptor and designer

    Jules-Emile Leleu was a French sculptor and designer. He was born in Boulognc-sur-Mer. He studied at the AcadĆ©mie des Beaux-Arts, Boulogne-sur-Mer,under ThĆ©ophile Deman; private academy, Brussels. The Ecole Jean Goujon, Paris, under Secame and Ecole des Arts Appliques, Paris. Read More →

  • AndrĆ© Groult (1884 – 1967) French interior designer and furniture designer

    AndrĆ© Groult (1884 – 1967) French interior designer and furniture designer

    AndrĆ© Groult (1884 – 1967) was a French interior designer and furniture designer who contributed to the Art Deco movement. Curving and organic shapes, as well as vibrant materials, characterised his work. As a result, his art has been described as a blend of tradition and modernism.Read More →

  • Pierre Balmain (1914 – 1982) French fashion designer

    Pierre Balmain (1914 – 1982) French fashion designer

    Pierre Balmain (1914 – 1982) was a French fashion designer and the influential postwar fashion house Balmain founder. He described the art of dressmaking as “the architecture of movement,” and he was known for his sophistication and elegance.Read More →

  • Ernest Chaplet (1835 – 1909) French ceramicist and studio potter

    Ernest Chaplet (1835 – 1909) French ceramicist and studio potter

    Ernest Chaplet (1835 – 1909) was a French ceramicist, an early studio potter’ who mastered slip decoration, rediscovered stoneware, and conducted copper-red studies. From 1882 to 1885, he was the director of Charles Haviland’s workshop to study decorative processes, where he collaborated with artists such as Paul Gauguin. He eventually moved to Choisy-le-Roi, where he focused on porcelain glaze studies.Read More →

  • Jacques Gruber (1870 – 1936) French Stained Glass artist and designer

    Jacques Gruber (1870 – 1936) French Stained Glass artist and designer

    Jacques Gruber (1870-1936) was a French stained-glass artist, designer, and teacher, born Sundhausen, Alsace. He studied at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris, under Gustave Moreau. He was distinguished as a designer in the Art Nouveau idiom. Read More →

  • French Decor Kindle Edition Books

    French Decor Kindle Edition Books

    The French decor is back in style, and it’s the ideal style for your home. This style of dĆ©cor has something unique about it, and while it can seem to be carefree, it adheres to an ideology that finds beauty in flaws. If you want to emulate the magnificent French countryside style in your home, you will want to check out these Kindle Edition books.Read More →

  • AndrĆ© Mare (1885 – 1932) french painter, decorator and furniture designer

    AndrĆ© Mare (1885 – 1932) french painter, decorator and furniture designer

    Mare AndrĆ© was a french painter, decorator and furniture designer. He studied painting, at the Academie Julian, Paris. Read More →

  • Jan and Joel Martel (1896 – 1966) twin brothers and French sculptors

    Jan and Joel Martel (1896 – 1966) twin brothers and French sculptors

    Jan and Joel Martel (1896 – 1966) were twin brothers and French sculptors. They were born in Nantes and active in Paris. Cement, glass, steel, mirrors, ceramics, lacquers, and synthetics were all used in their projects.Read More →

  • Ɖtienne Kohlmann (1903 – 1988) French interior designer and decorator

    Ɖtienne Kohlmann (1903 – 1988) French interior designer and decorator

    Ɖtienne Kohlmann (1903 – 1988) was a French interior designer and decorator. He was born and raised in Paris, where he also worked professionally.Read More →

  • Eric Anthony Bagge (1890 – 1970) French architect and designer

    Eric Anthony Bagge (1890 – 1970) French architect and designer

    Eric Anthony Bagge (1890 – 1970) was a French architect and designer. He was born in the town of Antony, near Paris.Read More →

  • French by Design (hardcover)

    French by Design (hardcover)

    The timeless appeal of French-country style, a gracious mingling of sophistication and comfort, spans generations. After years of mainly echoing the furniture, fabrics, and accessories associated with the Provence region, the French country is often far away from the primitive images of the early seventeenth century. Read More →

  • French Country Cottage Inspired Gatherings (hardcover)

    French Country Cottage Inspired Gatherings (hardcover)

    A layered mix of tableware and flower arrangements set the stage for inspired entertaining. Entertaining starts with setting a fabulous table. In Courtney Allisonā€™s signature French Country Cottage style, she showcases a myriad of romantic table settings for every occasion.Read More →

  • Totem French Design Collaborative

    Totem French Design Collaborative

    Totem was a Lyons-based French design collective. Cabinetmakers Jacques Bonnet, FrĆ©dĆ©rich du Chayla, Vincent Lemarchand, and Claire Olives founded Totem in 1980. Their furnishings straddled the line between art and function.Read More →

  • Louis Majorelle (1859 – 1926) French Designer and cabinetmaker

    Louis Majorelle (1859 – 1926) French Designer and cabinetmaker

    Majorelle took over the family cabinetmaking and ceramics business in Nancy in 1879. In the late 1880s, he began designing Modern furniture. Working in the Art Nouveau style, Majorelle was the most dynamic practitioner of the School of Nancy. By mechanising his factory, he produced significant quantities of highly decorated commercial furniture and more elaborate pieces using expensive materials such as mahogany, burr walnut, and ormolu. Read More →

  • Charles Plumet (1861 – 1928) French architect, decorator and ceramicist

    Charles Plumet (1861 – 1928) French architect, decorator and ceramicist

    In the year 1861, Charles Plumet was born. As an architect, he built structures in the mediaeval and early French Renaissance styles. He worked on interiors and furniture designs in Art Nouveau styles with Tony Selmersheim (1871ā€“1971). Between 1896 and 1901, Charles Plumet joined l’Art dans Tout (Art in Everything), an association of architects, painters, and sculptors who consciously attempted to renew decorative art, adopting styles ranging from adapted mediaeval to Art Nouveau. Read More →

  • Armand Point (1861-1932) French Algerian painter, engraver and designer

    Armand Point (1861-1932) French Algerian painter, engraver and designer

    Armand Point (1861-1932) was a Symbolist painter, engraver, and designer from France, one of the Salon de la Rose + Croix founding members. Point’s first paintings were orientalist scenes of markets and musicians and scenes from his childhood in Algeria’s streets. In 1888, he moved to Paris to study under Auguste Herst and Fernand Cormon at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts. Read More →

  • Francis Jourdain (1876 – 1958) – painter, furniture maker, interior designer, ceramicist

    Francis Jourdain (1876 – 1958) – painter, furniture maker, interior designer, ceramicist

    Francis Jourdain (1876 – 1958), the son of architect Frantz Jourdain, was born on November 2, 1876. His father created the Salon d’Automne collection. He benefited from his parents’ friendships with prominent intellectuals (Ɖmile Zola, Alphonse Daudet) and artists of the time (the circle of Alexandre Charpentier). Read More →

  • Paris: May 1968 Posters of the Student Revolt

    Paris: May 1968 Posters of the Student Revolt

    In the turbulent days of May 1968 in Paris, a group of artists calling themselves the Atelier Populaire created posters that were vital in spreading the call to unite student and workers.Ā  The propaganda of the French revolt was fed by immediate pressures.Ā  The day by day events – the disruption of classes at Nanterre University led by Daniel Cohn-Bendit, the supporting student demonstrations in Paris, the police invasion of the Sorbonne and its occupation by students, the barricades, and the government’s reaction and referendum…Read More →

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