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London, United Kingdom, 2008/07/08 - Ateliers Allot Frères of France, a specialist in top-of-the-range reproduction furniture, will, for the first time, take part in the Maison & Objet trade show, which will be held in Paris from 5 to 9 September 2008.
The company specialises in reproductions of works from French master cabinet makers of the 17th and 18th centuries.
Allot Frères manufactures a range of over 600 designs, featuring a wide range of lacquers, finishes, fabrics and hand-sculpted models in Regency, Louis XV or Empire styles. Every aspect of the furniture can be customised by including woodcarving gilded with 22-carat gold leaf, precious wood inlay, as well as damask or silk brocade upholstery.
Allot Frères Workshops, which was awarded the Prize for Living Heritage Companies by the French Ministry of Economy, Employment and Finance in 2006, is the only cabinet maker in France to perform in-house all of the eight different crafts that make up traditional furniture creation, such as gilding, marquetry and upholstering. The company uses these traditional techniques to ensure that all furniture bearing the Allot name offers exceptional quality.
Allot Frères supplies its furniture all over the world. Its collections are designed to become unique and rare pieces in their own right, and are particularly sought after by lovers of furniture made from precious materials.
About Allot Frères
Ateliers Allot Frères (freres-allot.com), which was founded in 1812, makes reproductions of fine furniture in the style of French craftsmen of the 17th and 18th centuries. The company, which is headquartered in Loudéac (in Brittany), employs 20 craftsmen at its workshops. The company has a 1,300m2 showroom and works closely with French museums.
Allot Frères Workshops will be exhibiting at the Maison & Objet trade show in Paris (France) from 5 to 9 September 2008 (Booth EPV, Hall Projet).