In the world of home decor, France has always been a symbol of elegance, craftsmanship, and timeless style. From the artisanal touch of handcrafted ceramics to the olfactory delight of perfumed candles, French brands offer a curated experience that transforms a house into a home.
This article presents a carefully selected list of fifteen French home decor brands that epitomize the art de vivre, each contributing its unique flair to the world of interior design. Whether you’re drawn to the poetic imagination of Diptyque, the vintage allure of Selency, or the Parisian chic of The Socialite Family, these brands bring the essence of French decor right to your doorstep. Discover the rich histories, artisanal techniques, and innovative designs that make these brands the crème de la crème of French home decor.
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1. Les Composantes
Les Composantes is a French home decor brand founded by Morgane Sézalory, the creative mind behind the renowned Parisian fashion label Sézane. The brand is a celebration of Sézalory’s passion for vintage objects and artisanal craftsmanship, offering an exclusive range of curated and artist-designed pieces. Its inaugural collection, “Le Comptoir des lumières,” focuses on lighting fixtures, featuring an eclectic mix of lamps, chandeliers, and wall sconces, as well as candles, vases, and throws.
The collection also includes cushions made from vintage fabrics, earthenware by ceramist Florence Girod, and hand-patinated sculptures by Guénolée Courcoux. The brand marks a full-circle moment for Sézalory, reviving the name of her first e-shop launched in 2008, which was the precursor to Sézane. With its unique concept and commitment to quality, Les Composantes is a brand that promises to redefine the art of French living.
2. Alix D. Reynis
Alix D. Reynis is a distinctively Parisian brand that resonates with the essence of artisanal craftsmanship. After initially pursuing a career in law, Alix made a transformative leap into the world of design, motivated by her innate passion for artistry. Established in 2011, the brand is renowned for its exquisite ceramics, made in collaboration with a family factory in Limoges, and a meticulously crafted jewelry line introduced in 2015.
Leonce’s coup de coeur: Alix D. Reynis’ lighting fixtures, crafted in porcelain and which become translucent after being fired. This translucency produces a soft, subtle, and beautiful light that is perfectly controlled.
3. Vanity Boum
Vanity Boum is a French home decor brand founded by Adélaïde Enlart, who was inspired by her discovery of forgotten glass globes along the Loire River in 2012. The brand creates unique lighting fixtures by repurposing vintage Art Deco ceiling lights, tulip-shaped shades, and other retro elements. Adélaïde adds a modern twist by incorporating brass and colorful cotton cables. Over time, the brand has evolved to design its own models, collaborating with small-scale artisans and manufacturers in Portugal, Italy, Spain, and France.
Committed to sustainability, Vanity Boum produces limited quantities to avoid overproduction and prioritizes slow, land-based transportation. With its focus on craftsmanship, sustainability, and a unique aesthetic that blends the past and the present, Vanity Boum offers a range of lighting solutions that bring soft pinks, delicate blues, and luminous opals into contemporary interiors.
Leonce’s coup de coeur: Vanity Boum is one of my favorite French home decor brands. I have this beautiful Précieuse table lamp on my wishlist.
4. Marin Montagut
Located just a stone’s throw away from the Luxembourg Gardens is Marin Montagut’s enchanting boutique, a veritable cabinet of curiosities. A haven for aficionados of unique artistry, this Parisian gem is the brainchild of illustrator and collector Marin Montagut.
The store captivates visitors with its whimsical assemblage of “secret books,” hand-painted recycled glassware, delicate porcelain tableware, and more, each item narrating its own story. Montagut’s passion for authentic French craftsmanship shines through collaborations, such as his drawing books made with the renowned Sennelier house and silk creations produced with a traditional family-owned factory in Lyon.
Founded in 1961 by Christiane Gautrot, Desmond Knox-Leet, and Yves Coueslant, Diptyque began as a boutique at 34 Boulevard Saint-Germain, originally showcasing fabrics and English scents. The brand’s trajectory shifted with the introduction of scented candles in 1963 (Hawthorn, Cinnamon, and Tea), followed by an Eau de Toilette in 1968 (L’Eau). Drawing from their travels and memories, the trio crafted unique, evocative fragrances, establishing Diptyque’s reputation in luxury perfumery.
Beyond its renowned offerings in perfumery and candles, Diptyque has expanded its portfolio to include a comprehensive range of home decor items. The Parisian brand now presents an array of candle holders, accessories, decorative objects, and tableware, all designed with the same meticulous attention to detail and quality that has made its fragrances iconic. The collection features a harmonious interplay of colors and materials, adding layers of texture and visual interest to any space.
6. Carron Paris
Carron Paris was born from the creative minds of a mother-son duo, Mathilde and Charles, in 2015. With roots tracing back to the distinguished Carron-Astier de Villatte lineage, their inherited expertise shines through in ceramics, glass, fragrance, and delicate metalwork. This brand, deeply anchored in tradition yet forward-thinking, offers limited editions and one-of-a-kind pieces handcrafted at their southern France atelier.
Leonce’s coups de coeur: Carron Paris is one of my favorite French home decor brands. I absolutely love Mon Jules footed vase (which I bought in size M), the Saint-Jacques soap dish, and the Couronne chiseled serving bowl.
7. Maison Louis Drucker
Maison Louis Drucker is a French brand with a rich history dating back to 1885, making it France’s oldest artisanal rattan seat factory. Founded by Louis Drucker, a Polish immigrant who settled in Paris, the brand has become synonymous with the iconic Parisian bistro chair. Over the years, Maison Louis Drucker has diversified its offerings to include a wide range of rattan furniture, from floor lamps and mirrors to beds and headboards.
Known for its exceptional craftsmanship and vibrant use of color, the brand has collaborated with renowned designers like Stark, Peter Marino, and India Mahdavi. Today, under the stewardship of Bruno Dubois and his son Diego, Maison Louis Drucker’s furniture graces terraces, restaurants, and hotels in more than 80 countries. The brand has earned the “Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant” label, a recognition of its historical craftsmanship by the French Ministry of Economy and Finance.
Selency, originally known as Brocante Lab, is a French online marketplace founded in 2014 by entrepreneurs Charlotte and Maxime. The platform specializes in curating a wide array of second-hand furniture and decor, ranging from vintage to Scandinavian styles. With over 300,000 handpicked pieces, Selency is a trusted intermediary between sellers and buyers, offering a convenient and secure shopping experience right from the comfort of one’s home.
Leonce’s coups de coeur: Saint-Louis crystal glasses, Art Deco lightings, Louis-Philippe mirrors, and Limoges porcelain plates.
Trudon is the oldest wax-producing factory worldwide. Founded in 1643, it was the provider of the royal court of Louis XIV in Versailles and has been esteemed throughout history for its uniquely crafted candles. Trudon candles are celebrated not just for their excellent burn time and wax quality but also for their exquisitely crafted scents, which transport those who light them to different times and places.
Renowned for its luxurious perfumery and scented candles, the brand expanded its offerings to include various other decorative pieces for the home, such as pillar candles and crafted wax busts.
10. La Soufflerie
Founded in 2007 by the passionate duo Sébastien and Valentina Nobile, La Soufflerie is this family-run cooperative dedicated to preserving the ancient art of glassblowing. From its quaint atelier in Paris, La Soufflerie crafts original and ageless tableware from 100% recycled glass, each piece a unique hand-blown marvel. Beyond their renowned glassworks, the boutique showcases special terracotta pieces, artful plasterworks reflecting the 6th arrondissement’s history, and hand-poured candles.
Fermob is a French brand specializing in outdoor furniture, with a history that traces back to a 19th-century ironwork shop in Thoissey. Over the years, the brand has evolved from crafting gates to producing a wide range of outdoor furniture, including chairs, benches, and garden lounges. Known for its commitment to quality and eco-responsibility, Fermob uses recyclable metal materials and solvent-free paints in its production process, earning it ISO 14001 certification.
The brand is celebrated for its vibrant color palette and collaborations with renowned designers like Pascal Mourgue, Andrée Putman, and Patrick Jouin. Beyond its iconic “Bistro” and “Luxembourg” collections, Fermob has expanded to offer a line of outdoor accessories that complement its furniture. Fermob has become a global symbol of French “art de vivre outdoor,” gracing public spaces and private gardens from Paris to New York, Prague, and Johannesburg.
Leonce’s coup de coeur: the Luxembourg chair, Fermob’s most iconic piece, originally created for the Jardin du Luxembourg in Paris in 1920.
12. Astier de Villatte
Astier de Villatte is a Parisian home decor brand founded in 1996 by Ivan Pericoli and Benoît Astier de Villatte, along with a group of friends and family. Initially known for its unique ceramic tableware and furniture, the brand has expanded its offerings to include perfumed products, books, and most recently, lighting fixtures. Crafted with artistic flair and a keen eye for detail, Astier de Villatte’s pieces are often inspired by vintage and discarded items, reimagined through the lens of fine art techniques.
The brand has gained international acclaim without any formal advertising, relying solely on word-of-mouth and the quality of its handcrafted items. With two boutiques in Paris and a diverse team of artisans, Astier de Villatte continues to evolve, recently opening its first international boutique in Seoul.
Leonce’s coups de coeur: I absolutely love Astier de Villatte’s incense holders and boxes. This is one of my favorite French home decor brands. I have this beautiful Main Incense Holder on my wishlist.
13. The Socialite Family
The Socialite Family is a Paris-based home decor brand that originated as an online media platform dedicated to contemporary, urban family lifestyles and aesthetics. Founded in 2013 by Constance Gennari, a former children’s fashion journalist and art buyer, the brand launched its own line of home decor in May 2017. With an in-house design studio, The Socialite Family offers a range of meticulously crafted furniture, lighting fixtures, and decorative accessories.
Inspired by Gennari’s Italian heritage and her early exposure to the worlds of art and design, the brand emphasizes quality, timeless elegance, and artisanal craftsmanship. Operating without intermediaries or resellers, The Socialite Family aims to offer high-quality pieces at fair prices. The brand maintains its headquarters and boutique in Paris’s 10th arrondissement, fostering a close relationship with its clientele.
14. Maison Sarah Lavoine
Maison Sarah Lavoine is a Paris-based home decor and interior design brand founded by Sarah Poniatowski, who grew up in a family deeply rooted in fashion and elegance. With a background in psychology, theater, and communication, Poniatowski brings a unique perspective to the world of interior design, emphasizing the importance of creating spaces that serve as personal sanctuaries.
The brand has expanded its footprint with concept stores in Bordeaux, Lyon, and Lille and has undertaken significant architectural projects, including the design of L’Oréal’s headquarters in Levallois-Perret. Known for its audacious use of color—particularly its signature “Bleu Sarah Lavoine”—the brand offers a range of products from furniture and lamps to crockery and clothing, all crafted with a focus on traditional techniques and quality materials.
Founded in 1972 by Michel and Agnès Bourgeois, Madura is a French home decor brand that encapsulates the essence of artful living. Initially inspired by the vibrant markets of India, the brand has evolved from its roots in crafting exquisite curtains to offering a wide range of home decor items, including seats, rugs, and decorative objects. Madura is renowned for its meticulous attention to detail, high-quality materials, and boundless creativity. In recent years, the brand has also ventured into collaborative capsule collections with artists, further enriching its portfolio and offering unique pieces that breathe life into any decorating project.
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