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William Zimpel

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  • Guillerme et Chambron

    Robert Guillerme studied design and architecture at the École Boule, graduating in 1934. After the Second World War he moved to Lille, in the north of France, where he decorated homes and designed furniture for the well regarded Rogier workshops.

    In 1948 Jacques Chambron left his work as a painter and decorator on the Rue Nollet in Paris, and relocated his family to join Guillerme. The two had met in 1940 while imprisoned by the Germans in East Prussia and bonded over, among other more obvious things, their shared passion for design. In 1949 the pair discovered Émile Dariosecq, a master cabinet maker who had a shop in the city, and who was willing to produce their designs. The three started Votre Maison.

  • Pierre D'Avesn

    Pierre d’Avesn’s contribution to French glass is considerable, D’Avesn helped forge the Art Deco style in glass.

    D’Avesn received an early artistic training at the prestigious Ecole des Arts Décoratifs.

    At the age of 14, he was working at René Lalique. Lalique had recently begun deploying industrial techniques to create exquisite, sculpted glass.

    In 1926, in the wake of the Paris Exposition des Arts Décoratifs, d’Avesn set up as an independent.

    Then, in 1930, he was headhunted by Daum to head up a new facility in Croismare making moulded art glass under the name ‘Lorrain’. He rose to the challenge with a series of massive, exuberant designs featuring different textural effects in frosted, smoked and coloured glass, sometimes startlingly coloured.

  • Audoux & Minet

    Adrian Audoux and Frida Minet were a French Modernist designer-duo who in the 1940s & 50s, based their design ethic on accessible materials like rope and tubular metal that represented the modern life.

    They were members of the Union des Artistes Modernes (UAM), established in 1929 by a group of Modernist designers including, among others, Charlotte Perriand, Francis Jourdain, Louis Sognot and Pierre Chareau.

    Audoux Minet's playful, innovative use of materials created a fresh approach to design which was accessible to a broader demographic and simple frames clad in woven abaca (hemp rope) became their hallmark. They had a retail outlet in Golfe-Juan, a Provencal coastal town bordering Vallauris, where Picasso was working at the time.

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