The Art of Simplicity
A good, old-fashioned chair designed by the late Pierre Paulin. Previously in the collection of Thonet France, it now completes the Artifort collection.
The design of the Moulin dates from Pierre Paulin’s early years and was conceived on the Rue Jean Moulin. The design is modest with a slim frame and an upholstered back and seat. Simple and without frills.
Perfect for the breakfast table or work table.
Powder-coated wire frame. Seat, back and arm units made of bent beech covered with foam, a layer of Dacron and your choice of fabric or leather.
The Designer - Pierre Paulin
At an international furniture show organised by Kho Liang le, Pierre Paulin (1927) made a considerable impression with a contemporary shell fauteuil. Shortly after the show, he became a freelance designer for Artifort. This marked the beginning of a long and fruitful collaboration. What makes his designs so distinctive is their striking sculptural shape, which earned Paulin many prizes worldwide. His work remains timeless and progressive even today. This is not form for form’s sake but applied design. With comfort as the constant starting-point.
Artifort still includes many of Paulin’s designs dating from the nineteen-sixties and seventies in its permanent collection. His work can be admired in museums throughout the world. Apart from furniture, he also designed interiors for the French presidents Pompidou and Mitterrand in the Elysée Palace in Paris. Pierre Paulin died on 13 June 2009 in a hospital in Montpellier (France). The French president Sarkozy honoured him as “the man who made design an
Designer: Pierre Paulin
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