QUINET Jacques

Jacques QUINET

France (1918-1992)

French Interior architect, furniture designer, and cabinetmaker, Jacques Quinet studied architecture in Paris. From 1946, Quinet worked as an interior architect and decorator. Inspired by the Louis XVI style and working in a style similar to André Arbus, Jacques Quinet became know as a perfectionist master cabinet-maker; he designed the architectural interior and decoration of the 1953 oceanliner La Bourdonnais; Jacques Quinet collaborated with artists Maxime Adam, Maurice Buchė and André Wogenscky; in his furniture designs, used sycamore, mahogany, oak and cherry. Jacques Quinet was associated with metalsmiths Gilbert Poillerat and Raymond Subes in his production 1945-65.