French design (Page 2)

Initially, he collaborated with architect Charles Plumet. Tony and Pierre Selmersheim worked together on furniture, furnishings, lighting, and the interior design of various structures.Read More →

Daniel Lebardā€™s collection of 20th-century French furniture is unrivalled in its depth Featuring masterworks by some of the most celebrated French architects and designers of the 20th century, including Jean ProuvĆ©, Charlotte Perriand, Le Corbusier, Serge Mouille and Jean RoyĆØre, the collection of the businessman Daniel Lebard is the most comprehensive of its kind ever presented at auction.Read More →

Bedroom. Paris, circa 1927. Maurice Matet, designer

eginning in 1923. He occasionally cooperated with Etienne Kohlmann and Dubard. He became a professor at the Ecole des Arts AppliquĆ©s in Paris in c1930. After WWII, he continued to design furniture, creating models in metal and glass and silver tableware, with radically Modern lines.Read More →

Little is known about the early life of France’s most distinguished type designer Claude Garamond, though he is mentioned as being “at work” in the printing business early in the sixteenth century, Garamond was commissioned by the French monarch, Francis I, to cut a font of Greek letter which later became known as the “Royal Greek Type.”Ā Read More →

For over 2000 years, cast iron cooking pots have been used. They have long been valued for their durability and heat retention capacity, and it is not uncommon for these valuable items to be passed down from generation to generation. The addition of enamelling is now a significant advancement in this traditional material.Read More →

Plumy Sofa by Annie HieĢronimus featured image

The Plumy line was inspired by the 1980s and is a revival of the famous model that first debuted over 35 years ago. Plumy’s enveloping design is the ultimate of comfort and relaxation, made entirely of bonded blocks of polyether and Bultex polyurethane foams of various densities.Read More →

Armchair by Rene Prou featured image

In 1908, he developed his first piece for the GouffĆ© furniture company in Paris. He later rose to the position of chief designer. He designed the council chamber of the Comptoir d’Escompte in Paris and the apartment of the French ambassador in Paraguay in 1912, earning him the title of “first designer of the goĆ»t moderne.”Read More →

Savonerie carpet made by designer Gabriel Englinger

He worked in the Galeries Lafayette department store’s La Maitrise design workshop from 1922 to 1928. At the same time, he worked for Cornille as a designer and furniture builder. Studio Abran created a 1928 boudoir and a 1929 work cabinet and smoking stand, among other ensembles. Read More →