First known for his jewelry designs, Hervé Van der Straeten is now best known for his bold art furniture and lighting design, which blends various materials, including hand-wrought bronze, applied lacquer, and polished wood. Drawing from modern art inspirations including origami and tree branches, Hervé Van der Straeten’s designs often feature voluminous forms or lattice-like constructions, characterized by a sense of movement and playfulness.
Today, I Lobo You decided that it was time to look back on this incredible modern artist and reminisce about his most audacious and artsy creations that are no stranger to the contemporary design world.
“I may say at this age, everybody can take a 3D modeling program and design an object, but the most important part is to create this object with passion and to be inspired by something because it’s the only way that you will build your own signature. Also, you have to be very curious and open-minded.”says Hervé Van Der Straeten on his interview to Coveted Edition Magazine.
Born in France, Hervé Van Der Straeten is a master of craftsmanship. During his artistic career, the product designer creates and builds exceptionally well-crafted furniture design, mirrors, and accessories with a unique design and a real taste for the unreal and the unexpected.
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.
Featured in some of the best art galleries all around the world, and owner of the most imposing and creative art exhibitions, Hervé Van Der Straeten stays true to his roots and all his creations are executed by his team of master craftsmen at the Paris workshop.
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