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Rare & Beautiful : Royere Dressing Table

“Quilles” dressing table and stool, ca. 1956. Made of oak, brass, and fabric, this sensually carved wood set was designed by the popular 50’s french furniture designer Jean Royere. To give you a sense of its significance, this set recently … Continue reading

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On Display : Color Moves – The Art of Sonia Delaunay

Color Moves – and exhibit featuring the Art and Fashion of Ukrainian born, French abstract artist and textile designer Sonia Delaunay. Currently on view at the Cooper-Hewitt in NYC until June 19th 2011. ___ Sonia Delaunay is primarily known as … Continue reading

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Rare & Beautiful : The Rhino Desk

Large Rhino Shaped, brass metal desk, ca. 1967, designed and built by french artist and designer François-Xavier Lalanne. ___ François-Xavier worked together with his wife Claude, both artists who sculpted with metal,  her works mostly inspired by plant forms, and his, … Continue reading

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Rare & Beautiful : Guimard Chair

Rare carved wood, c. 1904, art nouveau chair by French designer Hector Guimard.

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