Guillerme et Chambron Square Coffee Table with Ceramics
Guillerme et Chambron, coffee table, in darkened oak and ceramic, France 1960s.
Square oak coffee table with beautiful colored ceramic tiles in the top. The materials and forms of this table show the characteristics of the French designers Guillerme et Chambron. They combine classical forms with modern design and a touch of the Mediterranean. The sculpted legs are a signature for the duo. The tiles are made by Villeroy & Boch.
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.”