The French Bistro Chair MAISON DRUCKER ■ ■ BY A L I X D E D I V E S A N D S E R G E G L E I Z E S ■ P H OTO G R A P H Y BY J E A N - M A R C PA L I S S E
S E LLING POINTS ■■ The classic bistro chair is always in style, and can be seen in cafés and homes around the globe ■■ Fascinating history of a familyowned artisanal business that
A fascinating look at the classic French bistro chair, first created by Maison Drucker in Paris in 1885
dates back over a century ■■ Drucker rattan furniture is known and sold worldwide
S PECIFICATIONS 210 color and black-and-white illustrations 192 pages, 9½ × 12¼" Hardcover RIGHTS: WORLD ENGLISH, EXCLUDING FRANCE PUB MONTH: MARCH DESIGN • INTERIOR DESIGN ISBN 978-1-4197-2343-8 ISBN 978-1-4197-2343-8 US $45.00 CAN $55.00 54500
he elegant and timeless Drucker chair is an icon of the Parisian landscape. Its rattan frame and
lovely, bright-colored caning can be seen in countless
bistros, brasseries, and cafés—not just in Paris, but throughout the world. This book is an invitation to
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discover the savoir-faire of Maison Drucker—founded in 1885—and to learn more about the company’s artisanal methods and varied designs, which include rattan chairs, benches, conversation seats, armchairs,
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and deck chairs. From Drucker’s fascinating workshops to the prestigious addresses where the chairs can be seen, each chapter offers a firsthand view of the design process and the stylish Drucker creations that continue to enchant decorators the world over.
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Alix de Dives, an interior architect by training, is a well-known stylist and journalist who has written for various French design publications. Serge Gleizes, a French journalist and specialist in interior decor, has published numerous books on design and architecture, including Pierre Frey and Bruno Moinard. Jean-Marc Palisse is a French photographer whose work has appeared in a number of books.
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