(1888 – 1985)
He was born on November 1876, Francis Jourdain was the child of an architect known as Frantz Jourdain. His father was the author of the Salon d'Automne gathering. The society he grew up was commanded by individuals who were exceedingly opinionated and fast to take on favoritism, he considered it to be spoiled by partialities, xenophobia, and extraordinary feeling. Francis Jourdain was an interior designer, painter, dealt in ceramic business, furniture making, and some other decorative arts. He was a left-wing political activist.
Jourdain was a painter affected by the Fauvism. In 1929 Jourdain helped to establish, the UAM and Socially with politically dynamicism. Jourdain was the first to think about local living conditions in condos that were getting to be littler and littler: “we can enrich a room in a vibrant manner by unfurnishing it as opposed to by outfitting it,” he said.
Francis Jourdain later turned into a painter and was a pioneer of the Art Nouveau style, in which he was recognized as a decorator of the Villa Majorelle in Nancy. Jourdain started designing furniture in 1911, following lessons of Adolf Loos 1847– 1933. He opened Les Ateliers Modernes in 1912, a little furniture manufacturing plant. He planned particular wooden furniture for regular workers individuals, publicizing in the communist paper L'Humanité. With his implicit furniture and capacity frameworks, he could make little regions seem roomy.
He possessed a furniture shop by 1919, Chez Francis Jourdain.