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  • May 18, 2016
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Cooper Hewitt
2016

Revisiting the French traditions of “savoir-faire” marquetry, inlaying, and carving, French design studio Ymer&Malta creates limited edition contemporary furniture and design objects. Produced using timeless materials – marble, leather, glass, and wood – Ymer&Malta pieces are precious objects that are built to last and remain relevant far into the future.

Ymer&Malta Director Valérie Maltaverne gave a presentation on the philosophy and process of her company, and discuss three exceptional works from the studio’s marquetry collection designed by Benjamin Graindorge, Sylvain Rieu-Piquet, and Sebastian Bergne.