476968 Commode
Estimate: £4 300

Aymeric Lefort's work is inspired by Jean Royere,  a famed cabinet maker in the 20th century. Lefort studied cabinet making art at the famous Saint Luc Institute of Tournai in Belgium and then went on to complete his training in a carpentry shop in Brussels.

Lefort's work re-imagines French furniture whilst paying homage to France's cultural heritage. Through his fine skills in woodwork he creates forms and shapes which are subtle and minimalist, whilst rich in texture and colour, creating an overall elegant look to his pieces.

478549 Rainbow Chair
Estimate: £2 500

The richly coloured plastic in Patrick Norguet's pieces can almost be dissected piece by piece, and echoes Nordic design whilst still retaining a sense of French style. Patrick Norguet is an essential figure of the tricolour scene. His work is understated through the use of soft shapes and bold colours.

His work is in a collection at the MoMA and he has even designed furniture for McDonald's.

Screen Shot 2015-06-02 at 10.30.40 A black and white enamelled earthenware owl shapped three-leg pitcher
Estimate: £1 100

Georges Jouve was one of the foremost figures in 20th century ceramics. After his studies at the Ecole Boulle, Paris, he went on to pursue a career in theatrical set design. In World War II he was imprisoned in a German camp, he eventually escaped and took refuge in Dieulefit, a potters village in the South of France. On his return to Paris in 1944, he opened his own studio and was included in many exhibitions worldwide.

478602 Rug
Estimate: £860

Elizabeth Garouste is best known for her whimsical designs which she made in collaboration with Mattia Bonetti in the 1980s and 1990s. The hallmark of her style is the use of twisted branches, vines and eye-shapes. Before her furniture career, Garouste designed stage and screen set and costumes for Jean-Michel Ribes.

Garouste and Bonetti won "Designer of The Year'' in 1991 and their designs can be seen in the Victoria & Albert Museum, Centre Georges Pompidou, Musée des Arts Décoratifs de Bordeaux and many others. Garouste joined the design house Ralph Pucci in 2014.

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