Born in France, Hervé Van der Straeten is a master of craftsmanship. During his artistic career, the top product designer creates and builds exceptionally well-crafted furniture, mirrors, and accessories with a unique design and a real taste for the unreal and the unexpected. One Hundred Edition offers to you exclusive information about one of the best product designers and presents some of his most wonderful creations.
Graduated in the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Hervé Van der Straeten brings a heritage of fine craftsmanship to his exclusive jewelry and modern furniture. As a remarkable designer of startling diversity, Hervé Van der Straeten uses a variety of traditional and modern techniques to produce his astonishingly magnificent creations.
Presenting the best of innovation and integrity, his furniture pieces and accessories are formed using traditional materials of hand-wrought bronze, painstakingly applied lacquer and meticulously polished wood. Featuring bold, sophisticated and original forms, remixing classical materials into dazzling blends of modernity and tradition, all of his creations are executed by his team of master craftsmen at the Paris workshop.
Besides this, Hervé Van der Straeten designed jewelry, perfume bottles and makeup cases for luxury brands such as Yves Saint-Laurent, Christian Lacroix, and Dior. As an important figure in contemporary design world, Hervé Van der Straeten has been recognized for his work by the French government.
His striking work has been featured in Architectural Digest, Elle Décor, The New York Times, and The World of Interiors.
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