French Bistro Chair Maison Drucker

The French Bistro Chair

Maison Drucker

By Alix de Dives, and Serge Gleizes
Photographer Jean-Marc Palisse


Price: $45.00

  • Publication Date: March 7, 2017
  • Imprint: Abrams Books
  • Trim Size: 9 12 x 12 14
  • ISBN: 9781419723438
  • Page Count: 192
  • Illustrations: 210 color and black-and-white illustrations
  • Rights: World English, excluding France

The 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 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.

About the authors

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.