France has been known for centuries as the artistic savoir-faire hub. Especially because Paris is seen as an inspirational design center, for this reason, is also defined as the heart of the modern interior design. So it’s no surprise that you can find there the most influential and avant-garde French luxury furniture design brands.
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These French brands represent the most prominent names in the furniture design industry, whose work create trends, broke rules and shake the design world.
The famous French brand, Ligne Roset is synonymous with modern luxury and invites consumers to revel in a contemporary design lifestyle. Known for its artful collaborations with both established and up-and-coming talents in contemporary design.
Ligne Roset aims to continue to explore the limitless world of design-forward inspiration by working with designers from a broad spectrum of cultures and background.
At the forefront of international design, Mathieu Lehanneur is one of the few French designers of his generation who can embrace as many different fields beyond the furniture. It innovates with objects and magic architectures that brew design, science, art, and technology for the well-being of its users. Air, water, sound, and light are his favorite material.
His diploma project at ENSCI – Les Ateliers entitled “Therapeutic objects”, a work on the ergonomics of medicines, thus integrates immediately the permanent collection of MoMA.
Each Roche Bobois piece has its own unique personality, combining the talent, boldness, and inventiveness of a designer, with your own style and creativity. The design brand brings together inspiration, know-how, and people.Art and life. To make a piece of furniture means to create an “art de vivre”.
Vincent Dubourg is a designer who is inspired by both the calm of nature as well as the hustle and bustle of urban surroundings. Considering himself a sculptor as well as a designer, Dubourg draws from traditional furniture making techniques such as wood-bending and metal-casting and then warps them to create explosive designs.
His explanation for creating these apparently broken pieces of furniture is that he ‘…likes the idea of creating something beautiful out of something broken.’
La Chance gives life to the creations of the best contemporary designers and produces bespoke furniture, lighting, rugs, and wallpapers.
The Paris based brand offers statement pieces for creative and daring architects and interior designers around the world.
A young designer who specializes in industrial design, Alexandre Touguet is passionate about the possibilities of new technology such as computer graphics and 3D modeling in the realms of design. As a result, Touguet has lent his talents to a wide range of disciplines and products within the realms of industrial design, ranging from high-end luxury goods.
Believing in the importance of visuals in the marketing of design products, his clinical yet artistic style of rendering designs for his clients fits in perfectly with the modern digital age.
A French-Japanese design duo, Aki and Arnaud Cooren founded a multidisciplinary team, their specialty field of design is lighting, however, they also create other furniture and interiors products. Drawing from a simple Japanese design aesthetic, the studio integrates subtle references to nature in everyday objects and interiors.
Their pieces range from industrial to craft made products, and their design philosophy is expressed in their simple yet elegant works.