Jean Gillon

Jean Gillon

Jean Gillon (1919–2007) was a Brazilian furniture designer.

Born in Laşi, Romania, he studied fine arts in Laşi and took an architecture degree in Bucharest in 1942.

He moved to Brazil in 1956, and in 1958 he founded Italma / Wood Art,a firm which produced furniture and household objects from local Brazilian hardwoods.

His furniture is today one of the most demanded on global market for its quality and tribalist aesthetic inspiration.