Maxime Old fabulous 50s

Version française de cet article Maxime Old fabulous 50s In 2000, Elisabeth Védrenne published “Maxime Old fabulous 50s”, an authoritative presentation of the designer.


Maxime Old carreer started in 1930 when, while working for E.J. Ruhlmann, Maxime signed by his own name one of the most VIP suite of the cruiseliner Atlantique.
His carreer lasted up to 1990. During the last ten years Maxime produced furniture, designs and sketches in collaboration with his son Olivier for his own artistical pleasure.
That is why Elisabeth focuses on the 50 professionnal years of his carreer, with a wink to the 50s where Maxime is recognized as one of the key leader of the Modern Art Furniture.

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