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Yves Mathieu-Saint-Laurent, dit " Yves Saint-Laurent " est né le 1er août 1936 à Oran et est décédé le 1er juin 2008 à Paris. Il demeure aujourd'hui dans le panthéon des plus grands couturiers…

<p>Jean Derval was received among the first at the National School of Applied Arts and Industry in 1938 where he met Roger Capron and Robert Picault. He was drawn to avant-garde sculpture…

<p> When he died at the age of 71 in 1978 in Saint-Louis - his hometown - Charles Eames embodies one of the major figures of twentieth-century design that he was able to develop into mass…

Pair of Murano glass lamps with gold flakes, one bulb, Circa 1970, Good condition Height of glassware 43 cm Height: 47 cm Diameter: 15 cm

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THE BAUHAUS (1919-1933) Reconciling industry and craftsmanship, rethinking forms, such was the spearhead of the Bauhaus, a pioneering school founded in Germany by Walter Gropius in 1919 A veritable…
1889: the crowd that rushes to the great universal exhibition of Paris discovers, amazed, the Eiffel Tower. But in front of the iron lady, it is a certain Emile Gallé, already rewarded in 1878, who…
The creations released in the 70s were often created in the late 60s. The protest developed in the 1960s, pushes the 1970s into soft with the creation of soft seats and poufs surrounded by sweet pop…
The design of the 50's   During the war 39-45 the chemistry experienced a tremendous acceleration by the industrial development of new products whose research was still embryonic; This will upset the…
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Material

The appearance of the first man-made glass objects was before 1500 BC, but it is from this date that containers are attested in both Mesopotamia and Egypt. Glass, remains a rare and precious…

Bronze is an alloy of copper and tin known by men since the 4th millennium BCE. Originally mastered by the peoples of antiquity, it became the noble material of Greek sculpture and Chinese ritual…

Brass unleashes the passions: decorations of tables, candlesticks, jewels, mirrors, chandeliers or wall lamps ... From its warm, golden or rosy reflections, brass has accompanied us since…

As its name does not indicate, the crystal is a glass, that is to say a non-crystalline solid, rich in lead, whose mass concentration must be between 40% and 24% to be entitled to the "Crystal'…

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