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Jean Servais Somian

Overview

Inspired by many years spent between Africa and Europe, Jean Servais Somian claims in his work an approach rich with influences, hybrid and fluid. He draws from an ancestral culture the forms of certain objects of African daily life which he reinterprets through refined lines and touches of colour and materials that have become characteristic of his work. Basins, totem trees, pirogues are transformed under the gaze of the designer into stools, bookcases and benches whose wood (coconut, ebony, or...Read more