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Bureau Jean

Barnabé Richard

This sleek French walnut desk was designed and created by Barnabé Richard as part of the Jean Collection. Barnabé pays tribute to Jean Prouvé, one of the most influential furniture designers of the early modern design movement. Like the name Jean (French for “John”), the Bureau is no nonsense. No line is superfluous. This desk is bold and determined, unflinching. Custom options available. Read more


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The design of Barnabé Richard’s Bureau is decidedly modern. The lines are sleek and elegant, the smooth walnut surface, rich and inviting. Barnabé chooses his wood for its subtle tones. The surfaces are finely sanded to achieve an almost velvety touch.

Choice of type of wood and size. Contact [email protected] for a price quote.

Why we love this: The efficient design with understated elegance resonates with Jean Prouvé’s iconic architectural style.

Created in: Saint-Rémy-lès-Chevreuse, France

Materials & techniques: French walnut wood and metal (Custom options available)

Dimensions: W x D x H / 70.8" x 29.5" x 29.5" / 180 cm x 75 cm x 75 cm

Weight: Approx. 99 lb / 45 kg

Availability: Uniquely made to order - Estimated production time: 12 weeks

Reference code: BRICJEANB

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Barnabé Richard

Furniture Designer & Maker, Saint-Rémy-lès-Chevreuse, France

Barnabé Richard is a craftsman who creates, designs and produces projects of contemporary furniture incorporating wood, metal and composite materials. His work aims to link traditional practices and innovative processes in respect to the material. In a historic building dating from the end of the 19th century, Barnabé Richard conceives...

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