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Erwan Boulloud

  • Furniture maker
  • Montreuil, France
  • Master Artisan
Erwan Boulloud Furniture maker
Contact
French, English, Spanish
Hours:
By appointment only
Phone:
+33 607303350
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Multi-material mastery

  • • Erwan turns furniture into true pieces of art
  • • He considers the digital revolution as a great contribution to the crafts
  • • He first trained at the Ecole Boulle in bronze mounting

At the crossroads between fine craftsmanship and new technologies, Erwan Boulloud's objects each tell a unique story, where sculptural art meets functional furniture. Metal, wood, glass, concrete: Erwan works with a wide range of raw materials; through the accuracy of each technique used, he reveals the depth of their character. “From a creative point of view, I don't restrict myself to any material. We make high quality pieces in which no detail is left to chance. The finishing is pushed to the maximum in the quest for a certain truth, a purity, trying to get away from the temptation of ostentation.” For his approach, based as much on innovation as acquired savoir faire, Erwan has developed many new techniques, such as metal marquetry in volume, to name but one.

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Works

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Connexion Primaire

This cabinet is part of Erwan Boulloud’s furniture collection. It is made from stainless steel, patinated steel, and ametrine. The ametrine is a naturally occurring variety of quartz. Its vibrant purple colour offers an interesting contrast to the black and silver of the stainless steel. This creation is a fine example of the craftsmasn's innovative use of various raw materials.

Length 100 cm
Width 40 cm
Height 190 cm

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Fétiche - Autoportrait

This functional sculpture highlights Erwan Boulloud’ s expertise in working with diverse materials. The main part of the sculpture is made from wood and stands on several bronze legs. A series of nails are driven into the top of the piece. Erwan describes the sculpture as an allegory of an object of cult or superstition, of human introspection.

Length 70 cm
Width 50 cm
Height 180 cm

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Petit Cabinet de Curiosité

This refined piece is an inverted cabinet of curiosity. It is made of brass and decorated with naturalized multi-coloured butterflies, which are protected by glass tiles. Erwan Boulloud’s idea was to dress it up with its collection, in this case butterflies, but it could be anything, and the work would then take on a different meaning.

Length 72 cm
Width 46 cm
Height 177 cm

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Atacama

This sideboard is part of Erwan Boulloud's furniture collection.The bronze sideboard was created on a base of dried clay supported by a more organic entity.

Length 180 cm
Width 40 cm
Height 82 cm

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Rencontre Syngénésique

Another unique functional sculpture from Erwan Boulloud’s collection, this cabinet is made from stainless steel and is incrusted with a meteorite. The red interior contrasts with the the silver stainless steel exterior. It represents a meteorite impacting and creating a wave on a mystical entity, in reference to the menhirs or to A Space Odyssey.

Length 85 cm
Width 45 cm
Height 150 cm

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