Jacques Grange Collectionneur Extraordinaire!

L’ane de Pompadour desk in patinated bronze, brass and leather by Francois-Xavier Lalanne. The model was created in 1973 and this example in 2001. The original model was made for the de Noailles family whose residence, L’Ermitage de Pompadour was … Continue reading

The magical world of Claude Lalanne

Claude Lalanne (b.1924) takes the natural world as her source of imagery with this fabulous chandelier in bronze, and although technically it is a light it seems more like sculpture. Her unique combination of surrealism and romanticism make her fabulous … Continue reading

French Design from the 60s and 70s

Daniella Ohad is a NY-based design historian who we met briefly at Design Miami last December. She graciously included us on a tour she was giving to some of her students that highlighted her favorite design pieces at the fair. She teaches a course each … Continue reading