These Gallic design imports reflect the influence of everything from Renaissance-era crystal glassware to midcentury modern furniture.

May 21, 2012

Eastern Design and Lab-Inspired Pitcher Photo courtesy of Tsé & Tsé/Courtesy of Pinson.

Gallic Design: Eastern Design

Patterned dishware from Uzbekistan was the model for this porcelain plate designed by Catherine Lévy and Sigolène Prébois of the Parisian boutique Tsé & Tsé. $39;

Gallic Design: Lab-Inspired Pitcher

Made from extra-durable glass, the Carafe Pinson has an unusual hollow handle that fills up with liquid. $115;

Playful Pendant Photo courtesy of

Gallic Design: Playful Pendant

Lyon-based company Jieldé has been making lamps since the 1950s. Its steel, industrial-style Augustin lamp, which comes in 18 colors and four sizes, is newly available in the US. From $375;

Campfire Fixture Photo © Thomas Mailaender 2010.

Gallic Design: Campfire Fixture

Marshmallows not included with this flame-free lamp from Paris collective 5.5 Designers. $186;


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