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<p> Jacques Blin is a French ceramist of the 20th century. His style is characterized by the presence of illustrations of birds, animals and scenes of everyday life. </p><p>…

Josef Hoffmann was born in Moravia in 1870. He began studying at the National School of Arts and Crafts in Brno and then at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna where he received lessons of the…

After her degree from Union Centrale des arts Décoratifs in 1925, Charlotte Perriand’s first exhibit was for the Exposition internationale des Arts Décoratifs (world…

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…

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Styles

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…
Born of imposing concrete buildings, Brutalism extends over the years to design and art. A  world where raw materials are expressed through clean lines and geometric shapes.  Born to be concrete…
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…
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Material

The Christofle House was born in 1830 when Charles Christofle took over the business of his father-in-law, Hugues Calmette. In 1832, he deposited his punch of master to the guarantee of Paris as a…

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…

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…

God created man from clay : « Yahweh God fashioned man of dust from the soil ». (GN 2,7)

Man would be defined, at least biblically, a being linked not only to Earth, but to the earth as a…

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