1840 - Workshop creation by Célestin JamesIn his small workshop, Celestin James began manufacturing handcrafted furniture, with high quality materials, and an inimitable technique, always paying attention to the smallest details and finishes of each piece.
1983 - The Fifth GenerationRémi James, 5th generation of James family, was the main leader of this project . Upon his arrival at the head of the company, the workshop had only 5 employees mostly making copies of antique furniture. He took the company into a new era .....
1987 - Design and manufacture of contemporary furnitureLooking towards modernity ... The James House heads to the design and manufacture of contemporary furniture. The studio starts working with designers.
1995 - PlanningThe company continues its rising ... James starts building a name on the industry, working in the most prestigious places and for well known clients as a design planning specialist.
2018 - James gets a new faceFar from the small artisan workshop of its origins, James is now a solid company whose experience and soul are requested by the most prestigious clients.
2019 - James specializes in Design & BuildAfter a year of development, James1840 becomes an important player in the French "Design and Build" scene and its global development offer immediately found success within the most prestigious hotels.
PASSION in EVERY PROJECT
It all starts with an idea, a drawing, a plan.
Then this idea is realized … the space gets dressed.
Here’s some of our projects.
EVERY Project is a NEW adventure
The creation of a high-end piece requires
know-how often unknown.
Discover our “behind the scenes” through innovations, achievements, but also the craft of passionate men and women.