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Designer Spotlight: Louis Marjorelle

Louis-Jean-Sylvestre Majorelle, known professionally as Louis Majorelle, was a decorator and furniture designer born September 26, 1859 in Toul, France. He designed and manufactured his own designs in the French tradition of ébéniste (traditional French cabinetry). He was (and remains) one of the most prominent Art Nouveau style furniture designers, and formally served as one of the vice-presidents of the École de Nancy, a museum devoted to the Art Nouveau style. Continue reading