MOTTE Joseph-André

Joseph-André MOTTE

France (1925-2013)

Joseph-André Motte studied at the university of GAP and then applied the Ecole des Arts Appliqués where he finished valedictorian. He founds the Atelier of plastic research with his colleagues Michel Mortier and Pierre Guariche. Joseph-André Motte is without doubt one of the greatest designer of the French elegance. He took advantage of modern technology to sublimate classical shapes. He received commissions for big public sites. Today, still, we can see his furniture in lots of films and fashion photography.