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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…

Saint Louis Company was created in several steps. In 1586 the glassworks moved from Holbach, in the French region of Moselle, where it had settled, to Müntzthal.  In…

Le designer de luminaire Elio Martinelli est né en 1921 à Lucca en Toscane. Il est scolarisé dans une école professionnelle, puis obtient son diplôme à la Academy of Fine Arts de Florence. Après l…

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…

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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…
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

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…

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…

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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