Richard, Alain

(1926 - 2017)

Alain Richard was a French designer. He graduated from the Ecole Nationale Supérieur des Arts Décoratifs in Paris in 1949 and started working with his teacher, the French designer René Gabriel. In 1952, he founded his own workshop with his wife Jacqueline Iribe. He designed furniture for Groupe 4 Charron, Labrilleux, Meubles TV and Disderot. During his career, he received prestigious awards, like the Grand Prix during the Triennale di Milano and the René Gabriel prize in 1964.