Leleu: 50 Years of Furniture and Decoration
Musée des Années 30 – Espace Landowski

The design house Leleu achieved a considerable reputation and success in its fifty years of existence; this exhibit is the first retrospective of the company's career. Under the direction of founder Jules Leleu, who was also an amateur painter, the house's interior creations are fine examples of design's evolution over a significant period of development.

Known for its emphasis on functionalism over luxury, the house of Leleu nevertheless designed prestigious interiors between Geneva and Monaco, including the private dining hall of the Elysée presidential residence of France.

One hundred and fifty works, of which eighty are furniture pieces, are displayed as "show rooms" in the context of their design conception and original commercial presentation. These works may follow the evolution of the times, but they consistently exemplify a degree of taste and refinement throughout each decade, an accomplishment worthy of both commercial and creative admiration.

September 25, 2007 through January 6, 2008

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