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.

Bloomberry is an antiques dealer specialized in exquisite twentieth century design, founded in 2005 by Patricia Keurentjes and Leander Meerman. Our strength is that we read the past differently and do have a keen eye for yet little known masterpieces. Our company is housed in a former textile factory that spans 5.000 square meters. It is located just near Maastricht, in the south of the Netherlands, within two hours from Amsterdam, Bruxelles and Cologne. Only part of the collection is shown on the website. A visit -  by appointment only - gives you the full insight.