The Hervé Van der Straeten Gallery opened its doors in 1999 and holds one-of-a-kind and limited edition pieces, arranged in thematic exhibitions, with worldwide recognization. Design Limited Edition is going to take on a journey through this remarkable gallery, and artists, and some of its most emblematic pieces and artsy creations that are no stranger to the contemporary design world!
The French designer, Hervé Van der Straeten, studied at the Paris École des Beaux-arts and got famous in 1985 because of his graphic, sculptured jewelry collections. Hervé Van der Straeten is a truly independent contemporary artist and his work combines extreme freedom of expression with careful execution. Hybridization, elegance, and refinement are some of the artist’s guide words! He has gained a global appreciation for the striking designs of exclusive furniture, mirrors, and lighting.
Van der Straeten Gallery’s pieces turn heads all around the world, as its strong presence makes them instantly recognizable. They are made in cabinet-making workshops set up and expanded by the designer over the years. Also, the famous artist has worked for renowned luxury brands, and some of his works become design icons, such as Dior’s “J’adore” perfume bottle, Guerlain’s “KissKiss” lipstick, and the “Excess” range for Saint Louis glass manufacturers!
Hervé Van der Straeten is present in some of the biggest and most famous fairs around the world, and well as featured in renowned art exhibitions. Nowadays his exclusive designs are on the top of the mind of most collectible design lovers and are in need between major collectors, international interior designers, and institutions.
Presenting the best of innovation and integrity, his furniture and lighting pieces and accessories are formed using traditional materials of hand-wrought bronze, painstakingly applied lacquer, and meticulously polished wood. Hervé Van Der Straeten chooses to stay loyal to his roots and all his creations are executed by his team of master craftsmen at the Paris workshop.
Hervé Van Der Straeten’s exclusive and extraordinary works have given him a lot of awards thought of the years. From the begging of his career, the artist has worked with other galleries and artists, including Karsten Grève, Thaddaeus Ropac, Perrotin Gallery, Jérôme Robbe, Valérie Belin, Gotthard Graubner, Kolkoz, and Jason Martin.