Madame Leleu, Art Deco Artist by DLB


A reproduction of a vintage Paule Leleu rug, made by Doris Leslie Blau, next to the original rug, Doris Leslie Blau Collection. Interior design by Charlie Ferrer, photography by Joshua McHugh
A reproduction of a classic Paule Leleu rug, designed by Doris Leslie Blau, subsequent to the initial rug, Doris Leslie Blau Collection.
Inside design by Charlie Ferrer, pictures by Joshua McHugh

We embrace the heat and vivid colours of the year by showcasing our vintage European Artwork Deco rug assortment. One particular of the most renowned names in 20th century French design and decoration is Leleu Freres, a corporation operate by brothers Jules and Marcel Leleu.

An original French Deco rug by Paule Leleu, Doris Leslie Blau Collection.
An initial French Deco rug by Paule Leleu, Doris Leslie Blau Assortment.

Leleu Freres opened its Paris showroom in 1924. The pursuing 12 months, their participation to the Entire world Truthful Exposition internationale des arts décoratifs et industriels modernes was praised in the international press. In 1935, Jules Leleu handed above his thriving agency to two of his sons and his daughter, Paule Leleu.

A structured geometric rug signed by Paule Leleu, Doris Leslie Blau Collection.
A structured geometric rug signed by Paule Leleu, Doris Leslie Blau Collection.

The father has been teaching Paule’s eye for colour given that childhood. The talented Paule took cost of the carpet layout, upon her father’s retirement. She produced far more than 500 carpet designs with the intention of creatively defining areas in the property and creating intimate spots. She extracted the quintessence of Artwork Deco models and ongoing her father’s legacy.

A circular area rug created for a living room by Paule Leleu, Doris Leslie Blau Collection.
A circular region rug made for a living home by Paule Leleu, Doris Leslie Blau Assortment.

Paule Leleu followed in the foots of Ivan Da Silva Bruhns as chief rug designer at her father’s agency. They were being instrumental in producing Art Deco carpets an necessary section of present day décor.

A vintage rug in inviting, warm colors by Paule Leleu, Doris Leslie Blau Collection.
A vintage rug in inviting, heat shades by Paule Leleu, Doris Leslie Blau Selection.

We invite you to stop by our gallery in Manhattan for inventive tips for your interior design and style job. Our person-helpful on-line catalogue is at your disposal as very well.

Close to a person hundred 20th century European rugs of many styles are mentioned on DorisLeslieBlau.com. On top of that, our Instagram webpage features rug styling suggestions by of prime inside designers in the United States and abroad.

A vintage rug in inviting, warm colors by Paule Leleu, Doris Leslie Blau Collection.
A classic rug in inviting, heat colours by Paule Leleu, Doris Leslie Blau Selection.



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