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Makers/Designers/Artists

Jacques Adnet (1900-1984) was a famous French interior designer part of the Art Deco and Modernism movements. After studying at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris, together with his twin brother…

Né le 16 février 1926, concepteur danois dans le mobilier , ami proche de Finn Juhl dont il fut l'élève pendant de nombreuses années. il collabore nottament avec ce dernier dans ses créations…

Paul McCobb was born in Massachusetts in 1910, to a man’s apparel vendor. He was drawn to art at an early age and studied painting at the George Vesper Boston art school…

Pierre Guariche was born in Paris in 1926 and graduated from Arts Décoratifs School in 1949. He started off as a trainee at Marcel Gascoin’s where he met Pierre Paulin. He developed a friendship…

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Styles

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…
For the first time in the history of furniture, we are witnessing the creation of a decorative style (from 1661 to 1715) which was created in the image of its monarch. Under Louis XIV, the furniture…
The Second Empire style or Napoleon III style is marked by a return to luxury and the taste of luxury. It is inspired by the richest influences of furniture, especially those of Louis XV and Louis…
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Material

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…

Already used during ancient Greece to copy the bronze works, marble is one of the noble materials of sculpture. There are numerous marble deposits in Europe, as in Italy, where Carrara marble,…

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'…

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…

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