Discover the designer Jacques Hitier

jacques hitier | designer & interior architect

Jacques Hitier is a French interior architect and designer from 1950s

28 March 1917 – 5 March 1999

He was also a director of the Paris L’École Boulle, School for Fine Arts and Crafts and Applied Arts, from 1972 to 1982.

A unique style, some memorable production, inspiration for generations of designer, Jacques Hitier left an indelible mark in the history of design.

Jacques Hitier is one of the most prominent figures of decorative art of the second half of the twentieth century

Patrick Favardin
Les Décorateurs des années 50, Paris, Éditions Norma, 2002

About this designer from the 1950s

Jacques Hitier (28 March 1917 – 5 March 1999) is a French interior architect and designer. He was also a director of the Paris L’École Boulle, School for Fine Arts and Crafts and Applied Arts, from 1972 to 1982.

After the Second War World, he specialized in designing industrial furniture for public environments such as schools and government buildings. He showed all his artwork at Salon des Artistes Décorateurs and at Salon des Arts Ménagers. Hitier also designed more upscale and high-end home furniture.