Jacques Adnet uses the versatility of leather to suit
Jacques Adnet was a big French influence in the early history of French 20th-century decorative arts: an art deco modernist artist, architect, and interior designer best known for his leatherv furniture designs — grab a detailed look at 'em below.
Adnet set of ten leather dining armchairs from the 1950s has a traditional look with a twist.
Grab a closer look at this rare suite of 12 chairs.
It is difficult to place Adnet into a category: traditionalist, Art deco practitioner, modernist, modern humanist, and post-war visionary are all relevant labels. Although there are obvious contradictions between them, all are applicable and true.
Being such a versatile designer, Adnet's obvious choice of materials includes big a range of leathers. The versatility of the material allows for the creation of edgy pieces, as well as timeless and classic styles that would suit any contemporary or modern home.
Double dose of Jacques Adnet with this pair of red leather armchairs.
Adnet Armchair from 1949 got a pleasing balance of textures from elm and leather.
His career spanned almost one half-century, roughly, from 1920 to 1970, a time of enormous change in life, culture, and art. No matter what the circumstance, Jacques Adnet sensed the zeitgeist and created meaningful works relevant to the period and lifestyle.
Feel like chillin'? Then discover Adnet Daybed in black leather.
To finish, a classic look: Jacques Adnet Low leather armchair.
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