Luxury and Linke in the 21st Century

Editorial Staff

Today many are inclined to look to Mies van der Rohe’s Barcelona chair as an exemplar of modern luxury, however for others, the grandeur of the Louis XV and Louis XVI styles—with its marriage of new and impressive forms with intricate marquetry and sculptural metalwork mounts—has never faded. While the furniture created by the great ébénistes working in France in …