Dives, Alix de,

The French bistro chair : Maison Drucker / Alix de Dives, Serge Gleizes ; photography, Jean-Marc Palisse ; original French text translated by Trevor Eccles. - 190 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 32 cm

Translation of: La chaise parisienne : Maison Drucker. Foreword by Patrick Frey.

Introduction -- Rattan, an ode to nature -- Rattan, a timeless rendez-vous -- In the Drucker workshops -- Variations on the Drucker chair -- A promenade around the Drucker chair.

"The elegant and timeless Drucker chair is an icon of the Parisian landscape. Its rattan frame and lovely, bright-colored caning can be seen in countless bistros, brasseries, and caf�es--not just in Paris, but throughout the world. This book is an invitation to discover the savoir-faire of Maison Drucker--founded in 1885--and to learn more about the company's artisanal methods and varied designs, which include rattan chairs, benches, conversation seats, armchairs, and deck chairs. From Drucker's fascinating workshops to the prestigious addresses where the chairs can be seen, each chapter offers a firsthand view of the design process and the stylish Drucker creations that continue to enchant decorators the world over."--Publisher's website.

9781419723438 141972343X


Maison Drucker.

Rattan furniture--France.


NK2715 / .D5813 2017