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Roger Capron was born in 1922 in Vincennes. He studied at the School of Applied Arts in Art and Industry and then taught there.

In 1946, he moved to Vallauris and in 1947, he founded the…

It was in 1764 that the history of the Baccarat glassworks took off, thanks to the initiative of the Bishop of Metz and Monseigneur de Montmorency-Laval. The Sainte-Anne glassmakers settled in the…

In the rich panorama of twentieth-century Italian design, Aldo Tura emerges as a key figure, whose diverse and exciting oeuvre embodies the very essence of craftsmanship and sophisticated…

A worthy representative of French know-how, Maison Charles decorated the most beautiful interiors of the 1960s and 1970s with its creations, discover its history
In 1908, Ernest Charles…

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Styles

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…
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 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…
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

Porcelain is a kind of ceramic that is distinguished by its material and its cooking temperature. In ceramics, there are two types of porcelain: soft porcelain and hard porcelain. Soft porcelain…

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'…

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…

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…

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