Guillerme & Chambron Pair of Mid Repos Lounge Chairs

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Guillerme & Chambron, pair of 'Mid' Repos lounge chair, oak, upholstery, France, 1960s

Guillerme & Chambron are known for their high quality solid oak furniture, from which these are another great example. The chairs have an interesting, sculptural shape, the legs and armrests blend over into each other creating a gap between the seat and the armrest. The carved edges of the frame are delicate and make this pair a little more sophisticated than other designs by the duo. The back consists of spindles that hold the back cushion in a curved, comfortable position.

The French designer duo Jacques Chambron (1914-2001) and Robert Guillerme (1913-1990) started their production postwar. Robert Guillerme studied design and architecture at the École Boule and graduated first in his class in 1934. Meanwhile, Jacques Chambron graduated from the School of Applied Arts in Reims. During the Second World War, the two met in a stalag, a Prussian prisoner camp, while being imprisoned by the Germans in East Prussia and started a great friendship based on their intense and deep passion for interior design. In 1948, Chambron resigned from his job as a painter and decorator on the Rue Nollet in Paris to move to Lille, in the North of France and join Guillerme. A year later, the two met cabinetmaker Émile Dariosecq, who was owner of a workshop close by. It was during this meeting, that they decided to create their own company. They named it “Votre Maison”, meaning “Your Home”, which became the soul of the company. With this, they wanted to create pieces that focused on functionality combined with a beautiful design useful for daily life. by which they creiated a worldwide reputation. Most of the furniture designed by this duo this piece shows a strong character and has a great expressive woodwork. The three of them divided their work equally. Overall, Guillerme worked as a designer, Chambron as a commercial, and Dariosecq’s workshop manufactured the pieces. Throughout their career, ‘Votre Maison’ produced over two thousand models, leaving a lasting mark in the world of design.

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Product details

  • Condition Good
  • Creator Guillerme et Chambron (Designer)
  • Date of Manufacture 1960s
  • Dimensions Height 35.24 in. Width 30.12 in. Depth 35.44 in. Seat Height 15.56 in.
  • Dimensions Height 89.5 cm Width 76.5 cm Depth 90 cm Seat Height 39.5 cm
  • Materials and Techniques Fabric Oak
  • Period 1960-1969
  • Place of Origin France
  • Style Mid-Century Modern (of the period)