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Jean Royere

Jean Royère pioneered an original style that incorporates bright colors, natural forms, and precious materials in a wide range of creative achievements. Considering ephemeral ornamentation and subject to fashion winds, Royère concentrated on form and volume, creating pieces of fabric, metal, and wood that carved space or filled the air with their great shapes and …

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Pierre Paulin

Pierre Paulin: futuristic sensuality

Pierre Paulin: uncompromising, modern, individualistic, organic, uncertain, minimalist, classical, surprising, disappointed, unpredictable, sensual, enigmatic, free: the adjectives used are numerous and often paradoxical to describe the brilliant, taciturn yet visionary Pierre Paulin. His Orange Slice chair remains one the most iconic mid-century modern pieces of design. Bio Born on July 9, 1927, in Paris, this …

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