Georges Champion (1889–1940) was a French decorator and furniture designer. He was born in Chaumont. He was professionally active in Paris. Champion’s designs were known for their sleek lines and modern aesthetic. The Art Deco movement, which was well-liked in the early 20th century, had a significant influence on him. His furniture pieces often featured geometric shapes and bold colours, which made them stand out from more traditional designs. In addition to his work as a furniture designer, Champion was also a skilled decorator. He worked on numerous high-profile projects throughout his career, including the interior design of several Parisian hotels and restaurants.
Despite his success, Champion remained relatively unknown outside of France until he died in 1940. Today, his designs are highly sought after by collectors and design enthusiasts worldwide.
A prolific furniture designer, Champion was the artistic director of Studio Gué, the decorating department of the firm Georges et Gaston Guérin, Paris, from 1928 until his death. He designed furniture in severe geometric forms and simple planes with contrasting colours, influenced by De Stijl.
In 1930, he opened Atelier 75: (with Jacques Guenne). He managed the journal L’Art Vivant, which published the work of young artists.
His dining rooms were shown at the 1929 Salon of the Société des Artistes Décorateurs. In the 1920s, at SAD and at events of Salon d’Automne; 1925 Paris ‘Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes.’
He received a gold medal at the 1937 Paris ‘Exposition Internationale des Arts et Techniques dans la Vie Moderne.