These luxury coffee tables were made by the interior designer Eric Schmitt that was born in Toulouse in 1955. In his workshop pieces are created, designed then shaped that will be entrusted to the best french in craftsmanship. Reviewing in a modern way with French tradition of decoretive arts his creations are produced and signed in limited edition. Eric had his first show at Pucci in 2006.
Table basse U, 2017
“A piece of furniture needs to exude silence so it can be loved for a long time”, says Eric Schmitt, who prefers expression rather than exposing himself. This interior designer hates to reveal himself, so he lets his soul communicate through his art pieces. Like this wonderful modern coffee table made of nero dorato marble top and base in polished and patinated bronze.
Slice coffee table, 2015
Schmitt always tries to balance his pieces’ ornaments, creating tables and consoles in folded bronze or associated with materials which contrast with other materials. His aesthetic is also marked by curved shapes. These luxury coffee tables are made of polished bronze and lacquered aluminum.
“Schmitt’s work appeals to collectors because of his talent for combining beautiful colours like gold, marron glacé, charcoal grey and silver, with a wide range of materials” – Gallery owner, Jean-Jacques Dutko
Bracelet coffee table, 2008
In his workshop, creations are born inspired by organic forms and symbolic nature, light and density, the past and the future. This artist’s pieces are almost indestructible, relics of a civilization still to be invented which exhibited the finest craftsmanship. This round coffee table is made of patinated and polished bronze or lacquered.
Patch coffee table, 2006
He is now a self-taught master of wrought iron and works with a specialized team in different crafts by pursuing diverse endeavours and collaborations. He works on varied projects, from architecture to interior design. His signature style is best described as a revival of French traditions and decorative arts but, at the same time, Schmitt gives his pieces a very modern outlook. Like in this square soffee table is made of two shades of patinated bronze or polished bronze base and slate top.
Mordue coffee table, 2017
This contemporary coffee table, exhibited in Galerie du Passage, is made of silver plated bronze and slate top. It doesn’t have a real shape and has a mix of colors and materials like the other luxury coffee tables.
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See also: Modern Coffee Tables by Mattia Bonetti