For the first time in English, this book makes available the oeuvre of Jean Royere, one of the most important French designers of the mid-20th century, and one whose furniture, lamp, and textile designs and aesthetic have become iconic for designers and lovers of 20th century furniture. Luxuriously produced, it includes two text section printed on heavy ivory stock with essays from dealers, collectors, and historians, surrounding a 144 page color section that documents a wide variety of work from several genres: metal work, sculptural furniture, upholstered seating, and wood and caned furniture. The cover illustration, printed with real gold, is Royere's most famous pattern "the Tour Eiffel."
Edited by Catherine de Beyrie, Stephane de Beyrie and Jacques Ouaiss. Essays by DD Allen, Michael Boyd, Barbara and Richard Lane and Nicholas Powell.
144 color and 32 b&w. 9.5 x 12.25 in.
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