Jacques Duval-Brasseur

Jacques Duval-Brasseur (1934-2019) was a French artist and designer known for his work in sculpture, furniture and interior design. Born in Paris, he studied sculpture at the École nationale supérieure des beaux-arts de Paris and began working in the 1950s.

Over the course of his career, Duval-Brasseur created a wide variety of design objects, ranging from furniture and interior design accessories to monumental sculptures for public spaces. He was known for his eclectic and experimental approach to design, as well as his bold use of innovative materials and techniques.

Among his most famous creations is the Bulle chair, designed in collaboration with architect Pascal Haüsermann, as well as monumental sculptures for public projects such as the headquarters of the Caisse Nationale des Monuments Historiques et des Sites in Paris.

Duval-Brasseur has received numerous awards and honors for his work, including the prestigious Grand Prix national de la création artistique in 1988. His work is exhibited in museums and galleries around the world, and he is considered one of the most influential designers and artists of his generation.