André Sornay, ‘Convertible console / table. The top swivels and unfolds.’, ca. 1936, Galerie Alain Marcelpoil
André Sornay, ‘Convertible console / table. The top swivels and unfolds.’, ca. 1936, Galerie Alain Marcelpoil

In the years following World War I, the reorganization of housing made smaller living spaces a necessity and many designers developed modular furniture systems. These new constraints on space and construction stimulated Sornay’s ingeniousness. He started to design tailor-made or multifunctional furniture as early as 1925.

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