Contrasts Gallery

Andre  Dubreuil (China)


Cloud Vase


Flower Vase/Candleholder

Ribbon Vase


André Dubreuil

André Dubreuil is a leading figure in the contemporary decorative arts world. Dubreuil's “decorative artwork” has found appreciative audiences all over the world, and his work can be found in the permanent collections of some of the most important museums in the world. Made famous in 1986 by his “Spine” chair, produced by Vitra, Dubreuil continues to create beautiful furniture, ceramics and lighting from his studio in the French countryside.

1951 Born in Lyon, France
Education Inchbald School of Design, London


2004-2005: ‘Awakening: La France Mandarine', Contrasts Gallery, Shanghai and Beijing

1998: ‘The Oriental Curiousity: 21st Century Chinoiserie', Contrasts Gallery, Hong Kong

1996 : ‘André Dubreuil – Master Craftsman', Contrasts Gallery, Hong Kong

1994 : ‘From Desmalter to Dubreuil', Contrasts Gallery, Hong Kong

1993 : Solo exhibition, Gladys Mougin, Paris

1990 : Solo exhibition, Gladys Mougin, Paris - Grand Palais, Paris

1989 : Solo exhibition, Hamilton Gallery, London

Theoreme –with Tom Dixon and Mark Brazier-Jones, Brussels

1988 : Solo exhibition, Gallery Gastou, Paris

1987 : Exhibition with Neotu, with Tom Dixon, Jasper Morrison, Paris

1986 : Exhibition with Tom Dixon, and Jasper Morrison, Shiseido, Tokyo

Exhibition with Muriel Kanazich, New York

Themes and Variations, London

Neotu, Paris

Solo Exhibition, Mureil Karasich, New York

1985 : Exhibition with Tom Dixon and Mark Brazier-Jones, Cut Gallery, London


1993 : Worked on the creation of a table and porcelain table-ware

1990 : Worked with glass manufacturers, Daum on the creation of ‘Lacrima' line

1987 : Designer, specialist painter and Trompe l'oeil, specialist in antiques

1977-82 : Antique furniture and clock specialist 18th& 19 th century, London

1975-76 : Decorator with Alistair Colvin, London

1973_74 : Decorator with Zarach, London

Selected Permanent Collections:

Museum of Decorative Arts, the Louvre, Paris

The Victoria and Albert Museum, London

The Virginia Commonwealth Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, Virginia, USA

Manchester Museum, Manchester

The Vitra Museum Europe