Guillerme & Chambron Pair of 'Thierry' Dining Chairs in Solid Oak

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Pair of dining chairs model 'Thierry', in oak, by Guillerme et Chambron, France, 1970.

A pair of dining chairs in solid oak by the French designer Guillerme et Chambron. These dining chairs show beautiful lines in every element. Especially the backseat has great attention to detail and woodworking.

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 1970's
  • Dimensions Height 31.3 in. Width 18.51 in. Depth 20.48 in. Seat Height 17.92 in.
  • Dimensions Height 79.5 cm Width 47 cm Depth 52 cm Seat Height 45.5 cm
  • Materials and Techniques Oak
  • Period 1970-1979
  • Place of Origin France
  • sold as set of 2
  • Style Mid-Century Modern (In the Style Of)