Guillerme and Chambron Corner Desk in Oak and Granite
Guillerme et Chambron, desk, oak and granite, by France, 1960s.
Corner desk by French designer duo Guillerme and Chambron. This executive desk holds the characteristic decorations and lines of this designer duo. The top is inlaid with wood in alternate horizontal and vertical lines. A beautiful black granite top is added on the storage compartment with three drawers. The minimalistic base creates a nice and open look.
The French designer duo Jacques Chambron (1914-2001) and Robert Guillerme (1913-1990) started their production postwar. Many of the furniture designed by this duo this piece shows a strong character and has a great expressive woodwork. The duo installed themselves in an old factory were the machinery was used to make rifles. Guillerme & Chambron saw the potential of these machinery and decided to continue production as it was installed and used them for the design of their high back chairs. The line of different furniture pieces was made in small editions. They call their collection “Votre Maison” which means “Your home”.