Art de vivre a la francaise

Curtains and wallpaper Houles – Vendome click for details

Curtains and wallpaper Houles – Vendome

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Founded in 1928, Félix and his son André Houlès established the parent company, 18 rue Saint-Nicolas, in the heart of Paris, in the Faubourg Saint-Antoine area, the traditional district for upholsterers, interior designers and architects. Then, Suzanne and Pierre Houlès will change this French family business of the Thirties into a company with an international dimension, which they eventually transferred to their children. Nowadays, the company is managed with great passion and enthusiasm by its president Philippe Houlès, who became sensitive to the world of decoration from his early age.

Mobilier Massant click for details

Mobilier Massant

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Sharing the same passion for a knowledge of art, refinement and craft expertise, Thierry Massant -originally antiques dealer- established the MASSANT company in 1996, as an exclusively enterprise specialising in reproducing chairs from the XVIIth, XVIIIth and XIXth centuries.

Vaughan lighting appliances click for details

Vaughan lighting appliances

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Michael and Lucy Vaughan founded Vaughan Ltd in 1983 to meet the demand in the interior design world for stylish and classical lighting made to the highest standards. Having previously been dealers in decorative antiques they fully appreciated the sort of lighting that was needed.

Colectia jungle click for details

Colectia jungle

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It is a French maison de luxe – a luxury design house an inspirational, family-owned business with a proud tradition which looks towards the future. Pierre Frey, founded in 1935, designs, creates and manufactures fabrics and wallpapers in the purest French tradition. The company’s rich collection of no less than 7,000 items includes not only the Pierre Frey designs, but collections from the company’s other three prestigious brands: Braquenié, Fadini Borghi and Boussac.

Accesorii bucatarie Gien – A table et gastronomie click for details

Accesorii bucatarie Gien – A table et gastronomie

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The Faiencerie de Gien was founded in 1821 by an Englishman from Stoke-on-Trent, Thomas Hall. Mr. Hall wanted to introduce fine English earthenware to the French, also known as “faience” in France. 190 years later, Gien is an integral part of France’s cultural heritage, praised by many around the world. Since its very beginnings, Gien has learned to perfect the art of manufacturing faience. All the faience products are 100% made in Gien, France, a small town on the banks of the Loire River.

Mobilier Massant click for details

Mobilier Massant

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Sharing the same passion for a knowledge of art, refinement and craft expertise, Thierry Massant -originally antiques dealer- established the MASSANT company in 1996, as an exclusively enterprise specialising in reproducing chairs from the XVIIth, XVIIIth and XIXth centuries.

Kitchen Accessories Gien – Ambiance Route des Indes BD click for details

Kitchen Accessories Gien – Ambiance Route des Indes BD

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The Faiencerie de Gien was founded in 1821 by an Englishman from Stoke-on-Trent, Thomas Hall. Mr. Hall wanted to introduce fine English earthenware to the French, also known as “faience” in France. 190 years later, Gien is an integral part of France’s cultural heritage, praised by many around the world. Since its very beginnings, Gien has learned to perfect the art of manufacturing faience. All the faience products are 100% made in Gien, France, a small town on the banks of the Loire River.

Colectia Jungle click for details

Colectia Jungle

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It is a French maison de luxe – a luxury design house an inspirational, family-owned business with a proud tradition which looks towards the future. Pierre Frey, founded in 1935, designs, creates and manufactures fabrics and wallpapers in the purest French tradition. The company’s rich collection of no less than 7,000 items includes not only the Pierre Frey designs, but collections from the company’s other three prestigious brands: Braquenié, Fadini Borghi and Boussac.

Volevatch Bathroom Appliances click for details

Volevatch Bathroom Appliances

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Oscillating between past and present, tradition and modernity, the VOLEVATCH endeavor is an unmistakably beautiful story. In 1975, during his flea markets strolls, Serge Volevatch - then intended to pursue a career as an urbanist - discovered a genuine admiration for period style bathrooms.

Vaughan lighting appliances click for details

Vaughan lighting appliances

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Michael and Lucy Vaughan founded Vaughan Ltd in 1983 to meet the demand in the interior design world for stylish and classical lighting made to the highest standards. Having previously been dealers in decorative antiques they fully appreciated the sort of lighting that was needed.

Virgule Sofa – Pierre Frey click for details

Virgule Sofa – Pierre Frey

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It is a French maison de luxe – a luxury design house an inspirational, family-owned business with a proud tradition which looks towards the future. Pierre Frey, founded in 1935, designs, creates and manufactures fabrics and wallpapers in the purest French tradition. The company’s rich collection of no less than 7,000 items includes not only the Pierre Frey designs, but collections from the company’s other three prestigious brands: Braquenié, Fadini Borghi and Boussac.

Perdele si tapet Thibaut click for details

Perdele si tapet Thibaut

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Established in 1886, Thibaut is the nation’s oldest continuously operating wallpaper firm. Over the years our product offering has broadened to include a variety of wallcoverings, coordinating print fabrics, embroideries and woven upholstery fabrics. The recent launch of an upholstered furniture line has established Thibaut as a highly desirable resource of all product categories favored by designers and up-scale consumers alike.