Tristan Desforges

Tristan Desforges is an Elève de Maître d’art (Student of a Master of Arts) and was named in 2018 as “Un des Meilleurs Ouvriers de France” (One of the Best Craftspeople in France) for furniture restoration. He has been practicing his craft at the Ebénisterie Michel Jamet since 2011, after spending a number of years studying specific areas of cabinetmaking including marquetry, burin engraving, and furniture conservation and restoration. In 2020, he will become manager of the workshop. He is committed to upholding the legacy of his predecessors while relying on the latest research and publications specific to the restoration profession.

Alain Guéroult

Accredited by the Direction of the Museums of France, “Un des Meilleurs Ouvriers de France” in cabinetmaking, awarded the “Intelligence of the Hand” prize by the Bettencourt-Schueller Foundation, and named Maître d’art in September 2017 by the Minister of Culture, Françoise Nyssen, Alain Guéroult managed the workshop beginning in 2009. He collaborated with Michel Jamet, his predecessor, Maître d’art, for more than twenty years on the conservation and restoration of public and private pieces.

Alain Guéroult

Edouard Hochereau

After a career teaching physics and chemistry, Edouard Hochereau sought to train in cabinetmaking, marquetry, and furniture conservation and restoration. After several internships in major public institutions (C2RMF and the cabinetmaking workshop of the Palace of Versailles) he joined the Ebénisterie Michel Jamet in 2016. He is specialised in the restoration of furniture and uncovering techniques employed by eighteenth century cabinetmakers.

Tristan Desforges

Tristan Desforges is an Elève de Maître d’art (Student of a Master of Arts) and was named in 2018 as “Un des Meilleurs Ouvrier de France” (One of the Best Craftspeople in France) for furniture restoration. He has been practicing his craft at the Ebénisterie Michel Jamet since 2011, after spending a number of years studying specific areas of cabinetmaking including marquetry, burin engraving, and furniture conservation and restoration. In 2020, he will become manager of the workshop. He is committed to upholding the legacy of his predecessors while relying on the latest research and publications specific to the restoration profession.

Alain Guéroult

Alain Guéroult

Accredited by the Direction of the Museums of France, “Un des Meilleurs Ouvriers de France” in cabinetmaking, awarded the “Intelligence of the Hand” prize by the Bettencourt-Schueller Foundation, and named Maître d’art in September 2017 by the Minister of Culture, Françoise Nyssen, Alain Guéroult managed the workshop beginning in 2009. He collaborated with Michel Jamet, his predecessor, Maître d’art, for more than twenty years on the conservation and restoration of public and private pieces.

Edouard Hochereau

After a career teaching physics and chemistry, Edouard Hochereau sought to train in cabinetmaking, marquetry, and furniture conservation and restoration. After several internships in major public institutions (C2RMF and the cabinetmaking workshop of the Palace of Versailles) he joined the Ebénisterie Michel Jamet in 2016. He is specialised in the restoration of furniture and uncovering techniques employed by eighteenth century cabinetmakers.