Designer Jean Royère

French designer Jean Royère (1902–1981) was born into a rich family, he started his career as a decorator when he was 29. He didn’t receive a professional training but had an innate taste for decoration. He started working at a factory at the Faubourg Saint-Antoine in Paris and received his first major commission (the bar at the Carlton on the Champs-Élysées) in 1933. After that successful project he began his collaboration with Pierre Gouffé in the creation of high quality furniture. In the 1940s Jean Royère founded his own design company and opened its branches in other countries. In 1980 he settled in the United States.

French designer Jean Royère,luxury furniture design, art deco design

French designer Jean Royère,luxury furniture design, art deco design

lounge chair c. 1959


French designer Jean Royère,luxury furniture design, art deco design

French designer Jean Royère,luxury furniture design, art deco design

cabinet

French designer Jean Royère,luxury furniture design, art deco design

French designer Jean Royère,luxury furniture design, art deco design

French designer Jean Royère,luxury furniture design, art deco design

French designer Jean Royère,luxury furniture design, art deco design

French designer Jean Royère,luxury furniture design, art deco design

French designer Jean Royère,luxury furniture design, art deco design

designer Jean Royère,luxury furniture design, art deco design,modernist design

rattan vanity

designer Jean Royère,luxury furniture design, art deco design,modernist design

floor lamp

designer Jean Royère,luxury furniture design, art deco design,modernist design

lounge chairs c. 1955

Jean Royère,luxury furniture design, art deco design,modernist design

Jean Royère,luxury furniture design, art deco design,modernist design

Jean Royère,luxury furniture design, art deco design,modernist design

Jean Royère,luxury furniture design, art deco design,modernist design

Jean Royère,luxury furniture design, art deco design,modernist design

armchairs ‘shah d’iran’ c.1958

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