Designer Name: Jorge Zalszupin
Born-Died: 1922 - NA
Style: Jorge Zalszupin's furniture characteristically demonstrates an aesthetic minimalism and is known to incorporate sensual elements. The designer's unique style seduces users with a playful mixture of bold and soft lines found on pieces such as tables and seats. Zalszupin is also known to be profoundly inspired by Danish design elements.
Materials Used: Jorge Zalszupin’s furniture often features a range of Brazilian woods including jacaranda and other tropical hardwoods. Adhering to the simplicity of form while utilizing the highest quality materials, he is often able to make marble blocks seamlessly co-exist within their wooden frames in his tables.
Specialized In: Furniture
History of designer: Jorge Zalszupin majored in architecture at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Bucharest. Although he was a native of Warsaw, Poland, he found work as an architect in Paris. Zalszupin mainly sourced his inspiration from articles about Oscar Niemeyer among other influencers of the time. Zalszupin eventually settled in Sao Paulo to begin a career in furniture design.
Zalszupin's furniture firm L'Atelier often is synonymous with a high level of craftsmanship. He managed to achieve near-immediate success and eventually had two factories producing his work.