Guillerme & Chambron curved Sofa for Votre Maison 1960s (SOLD)
Curved sofa model, solid oak and original fabric, by Guillerme et Chambron, France, 1960.
The duo is known for their high-quality solid oak furniture.
Robert Guillerme (1913-1990) and Jacques Chambron (1914-2001).
Their company, Votre Maison, has marked the history of French design. Guillerme et Chambron get acquainted for the first time in 1940 in a stalag, a prisoners camp in Oriental Prussia. Prisoners, they become friends, but the first post-war years they part. A graduate of the Boule school in 1934, Robert Guillerme puts his talent at the service of the Rogier workshops, a big company in the Lille area. Jacques Chambron, a graduate of the Applied Arts School in Reims, with his own painting and decoration workshop in Paris. In 1948, Chambron and his family leave Paris to settle in Lille. Both men meet again together with Emile Darioseq, owner of a cabinetwork workshop looking for new outputs: Votre Maison will see the day a year later in 1949.