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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,


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.

Pierre Frey: Inspiring Interiors ISBN 978-1-61769-159-1 ISBN 978-1-61769-159-1 US $65.00  CAN $75.00 56500 9 781617 691591

Bruno Moinard ISBN 978-1-4197-2143-4 ISBN 978-1-4197-2143-4 US $65.00  CAN $79.00 56500

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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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