SERGE MOUILLE

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Serge Mouille is a famous Industrial and Lamp designer. Industrialist, silversmith and teacher, Serge Mouille is best known for his modernist lighting fixtures. His skilful mastery of metalwork is evident in all his designs.The son of a policeman and seamstress, Serge Mouille had a passion for metal works from an early age.

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SERGE MOUILLE (1922-1988)

Serge Mouille is a famous Industrial and Lamp designer. Industrialist, silversmith and teacher, Serge Mouille is best known for his modernist lighting fixtures. His skilful mastery of metalwork is evident in all his designs.The son of a policeman and seamstress, Serge Mouille had a passion for metal works from an early age.

At 13, Serge Mouille began training at the School of Applied Arts' silver workshop, studying under sculptor, Gabriel Lacroix. Serge Mouille was the youngest student there. Mouille graduated in 1941 with such a gift for the trade that he became a teacher at the school just four years later.

The same year, Serge Mouille also opened his own workshop, initially concentrating on handrails, wall sconces and chandeliers. In the 1950s, he started to design intricate, hand-crafted floor lights and wall mounted lamps. These were inspired by the female form, in particular the musculature and skeleton. Showcased alongside Charlotte Perriand, Isamu Noguchi and Jean Prouvé, Mouille's lamps soon grabbed the worldwide attention.

In the mid 1950s, Hollywood legend, Henry Fonda turned up at his workshop and refused to leave until Serge Mouille designed him a lamp. This became the first Mouille lamp to reach America.Mouille's creations are timeless classics that still look modern today.

Diiiz has reproduced Serge Mouille most iconic designs include the Serge Mouille Contemporary Pendant Lamp, the Serge Mouille MFL-3 Style Contemporary Floor Lamp, the Serge Mouille MSC-R1C Contemporary Wall Lamp, Serge Mouille MCL-R6 Style Contemporary Pendant Lamp and Serge Mouille MSC-R2 Style Contemporary Wall Lamp.

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