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 cafes-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.
Alix de Dives, an interior architect by training, is a well-known journalist who has written for various French design publications and has been a stylist for luxury retailers, including Cartier. Serge Gleizes, a French journalist and specialist in interior decor, has published numerous books on design and architecture, including Pierre Frey. Jean-Marc Palisse is a French photographer whose work has appeared in a number of books.