. 1997
2020 
Above all else, the rule is authenticity. Authenticity of materials and of design. This rule
is essential to our way of seeing things, and allows us to assign each material a unique
role—one that respects its original nature and identity. This tenet applies to everything
we touch. From our French oak, our limestone, the refined period reproduction of
our mantels, to the subtle design of our pewter range hood. Since our beginning over
two decades ago, the name François & Co. has been synonymous with meticulous
craftsmanship.
Every material, every sculptural element in our collection, has been carefully procured,
designed and hand-crafted to elicit a reaction of delight.
Thierry François
founder
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principal
ARCHITECTURALS
Structures & Accents
Fireplace Mantels
Range Hoods
SURFACES
Hardwoods
Stones
Terra Cotta
Metal Countertops
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Collections
Hardwood
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COLLECTION
HUE
N
o
02
Earth
07
SURFACES
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HARDWOOD
Highlight
FRENCH OAK
S
ome of the worlds finest French oak comes from
the Alsace region of France. Considered one of
the most valuable species of oak, this wood is also
used to make wine barrels. The distinctive, earthy
hues of French oak are created naturally through
thermal pressure treatment. The coloring of our
dark or grey hardwood is not a result of the shallow
application of stains, but a far deeper process.
Our French oak undergoes a pH-modified water
bath that triggers a natural reaction with the iron
tannin in the wood, just like that found in real bogs.
This process prevents our dark wood from fading,
even when permanently exposed to UV light. This
exceptional French oak carries the following label
within our hardwood collection
Certified French Oak
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COLLECTION
HUE
06
Earth
09
SURFACES
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HARDWOOD
Herringbone Versailles
SURFACES
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HARDWOOD
Classic Parquets
Herringbone parquet flooring has
been popular since the 18th and
19th centuries, most notably in
Paris during the Haussmann era,
when much of the city was rebuilt
in a vast public works project. The
Herringbone uses rectangle blocks
with straight edges and is named
for its fanciful resemblance to the
bones of a herring fish.
Chevron
A chevron parquet can be identified
by its zig-zag pattern that comes
to a sharp point, or “v. Chevron
floor planks are cut at angles to
fit together perfectly to form the
distinctive “v”. The pattern is also
known as point de Hongrie (or
Hungarian herringbone), after an
embroidery stitch (known as Flame
Stitch) that was popular during the
16th century.
The Versailles pattern is named after
the Chateau de Versailles in France.
It is characterized by geometric
patterns inside a framework called
quadrotto”, its hallmark interlaced
diagonals contained in a border.
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Versailles
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HARDWOOD
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HARDWOOD
Earth
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o
04
Herringbone
COLLECTION
HUE
06
Earth
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COLLECTION
HUE
06
Earth
13
SURFACES
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HARDWOOD
Earth
The Earth Collection palette creates a soothing, nature-friendly
environment that exudes an earthy warmth. The palette highlights
the medium to dark brown hues of earth or soil.
View Earth collection on p.
84
SURFACES
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HARDWOOD
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HARDWOOD
COLLECTION
HUE
01
Earth
15
SURFACES
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HARDWOOD
COLLECTION
HUE
04
Earth
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COLLECTION
HUE
01
Drift
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SURFACES
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HARDWOOD
SURFACES
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HARDWOOD
Tree trunks that have washed onto the shore of a sea, lake, or
river, weathered by winds, tides or waves. Driftwood is a form
of marine debris or tidewrack. It represents the letting go of
roots and being organically tumbled by life. It is the purification
that comes from surrendering colors, and the stripping away of
layers to reveal a vulnerable, soft, neutral core.
Our Drift Collection has been imbued with faded hues and
bleached textures, wooden surfaces seemingly transformed by
the power of the elements.
View Drift collection on p.
84
Drift
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SURFACES
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HARDWOOD
19
SURFACES
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HARDWOOD
COLLECTION
HUE
01
Drift
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COLLECTION
HUE
06
Nature
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SURFACES
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HARDWOOD
Our Nature collection has been created by mixing complimentary hues,
pure sienna, and neutral clays to provide a minimalist appeal with
the neutral calmness.
Nature is a great place to turn to when you need inspiration for a color
palette. It leads us to a simplified mode of life. Nature is an inherent
character or basic color constitution. It can also refer to "neutral
colors," which are muted and flat in an emulation of natural colors,
to signify purity or softness.
View Nature collection on p.
85
SURFACES
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HARDWOOD
Nature
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HARDWOOD
COLLECTION
HUE
05
Nature
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SURFACES
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HARDWOOD
COLLECTION
HUE
06
Nature
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Brown Stone, New York
COLLECTION
HUE
01
Lava
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SURFACES
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HARDWOOD
The molten, fluid rock that issues from a volcano or volcanic vent, black
lava is associated with power, mystery, strength, authority, and rebellion.
The black color is the absence of color. The very darkest color owing to
the absence of, or complete absorption of, light. Black is formal, elegant,
and prestigious and will evoke conventionalism.
View Lava collection on p.
85
SURFACES
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HARDWOOD
Lava
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HARDWOOD
COLLECTION
HUE
01
Lava
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SURFACES
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HARDWOOD
COLLECTION
HUE
02
Lava
Cobblestone de France
Stone
Adams
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Beige and Grey
Classic PatternsCOLLECTION
HUE
31
SURFACES
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STONE
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STONE
Stone is durable. It is seemingly eternal. The greatest structures on Earth are made of
it. Stone comes in countless shapesgeometrical, round, squarethe variety is endless.
Today, stone paving surfaces are available in sophisticated designs, some fashioned with
such finesse that they resemble lace, or complex, three-dimensional patterns.
View Classic Patterns collection on p.
87
Classic Patterns
Jones Nash Adams
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Marble - Venetian Chequer
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STONE
33
SURFACES
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STONE
Marble - Custom Pattern Nero Parquet Herringbone
COLLECTION
HUE
White and Grey
Classic Patterns
Cream
Rustic
Saint Raphael Dark
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COLLECTION
HUE
35
SURFACES
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STONE
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STONE
These French limestone pavers, reclaimed from historic manors
and farmhouses in Burgundy, date as far back as the 13th century.
Generations of wear have resulted in pleasingly uneven surfaces. This
unique, lived-in patina makes it the crème de la crème of natural stone.
As Dalle de Bourgogne and other reclaimed limestone become
increasingly rare and hard to find, François & Co. has developed
stunning, high-quality alternatives to meet demand, including our
newly quarried collection of rustic French limestone.
View Rustic collection on p.
86
Rustic
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SURFACES
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STONE
Saint Raphael Dark
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SURFACES
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STONE
COLLECTION
HUE
Cream
Rustic
Saint Raphael Light
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SURFACES
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STONE
Dubuisson
COLLECTION
HUE
Cream
Rustic
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Dalle de Bourgogne
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SURFACES
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STONE
COLLECTION
HUE
Cream
Rustic
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SURFACES
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STONE
COLLECTION
HUE
Grey
Rustic
Paris Grey
PHOTOGRAPHY Chris Little
Cream
Nature
Saint Tropez
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COLLECTION
HUE
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Behold a love of nature so perfectly expressed with purity, grace, and
light. With a nearly impalpable palette, nature is sensually manifested,
paradoxically, in the absence of color.
View Nature collection on p.
87
SURFACES
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STONE
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STONE
Nature
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Bayonne
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STONE
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STONE
Champagne
COLLECTION
HUE
Cream
Nature
Parefeuille - The Peach Hues
Terra Cotta
Lyon Terra Cotta
300-year-old earthy terra cotta
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TERRA COTTA
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TERRA COTTA
Parefeuille - The Red Hues
Parefeuille - Hexagons
Parefeuille
Parefeuille - The Ocre Hues
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The Château Mantel, Walls, Casings, Stairs & Columns featured in Scagliola
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The Château Mantel, Walls, Casings, Stairs & Columns featured in Scagliola
Architecturals
Staircases
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Wall Cladding Moldings
Structures & Accents
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STONE
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ACCENTS & STRUCTURES
Classic
Period Reproduction
COUNTRYSIDE
French
Italianate
FORMAL
French
Italianate
English
GOTHIC & TUDOR
Fireplace Mantels
Moderne
PHOTOGRAPHY
Chris Little
the
FRENCH COASTAL
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COLLECTION
STYLE
Country
Classic
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French country style springs from the gentle hills and valleys of rural France. Stone
farmhouses, terra cotta tiled roofs, fields of fragrant lavender, golden light—it is rustic,
warm, welcoming, and unpretentious, with an understated elegance. Natural materials
like wood and stone figure prominently, and décor is built around a few well-loved family
heirlooms. The soft color palate reflects France’s bountiful, sun-dappled landscapes,
incorporating gentle hues of, yellow, terra cotta, and pale washes. French country style
is relaxed and authentic, and feeds the soul as well as the eye.
View French Country collection on p.
91
the
BASTIDE
the
CAMPANILE
French Country
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MANTELS
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MANTELS
INTERIOR DESIGN
Wendy Peterson Interiors
INTERIOR DESIGN
Courtney Dickey
INTERIOR DESIGN
Westbrook Interiors
the
TOULOUSE
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COLLECTION
STYLE
Country
Classic
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Inspired by the temperate climate and lush rolling hills of olive groves, the perfectly-
spaced slender Italian cypresses lining roadways, Italian country style is a timeless
aesthetic that never fails to enchant. Rich in history, the Italian countryside is dotted
with romantic terra cotta tiled stone villas and farmhouses, some of which date back to
the days of the Roman Empire, Italian country style is strong, simple, romantic, and rustic.
View Italian Country collection on p. 91
the
TOSCANY
the
PANUNTI
INTERIOR DESIGN
June Price Interiors
INTERIOR DESIGN
K Kong Designs
Italian Country
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MANTELS
ARCHITECTURALS
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MANTELS
INTERIOR DESIGN
Suzanne Kasler Interiors
the
BUSSET

COLLECTION
STYLE
Formal
Classic
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When we think of French formal style, we think of the grandeur of Louis XIV through
Louis XVI, the palace of Versailles and the grand maisons of Parisa style considered
the height of elegance and refinement, which enchants us to this day. Furniture and
architectural elements made liberal use of exotic woods, marble, and gilt. Architecture
employed fluid, asymmetrical lines and graceful curves, accented with light colors and
intricately delicate, yet complex patterns. In keeping with this sensibility, French formal
interior décor tends toward ornate furniture, ornamental mirrors, tapestries, wall
paintings, decorative friezes and plasterwork.
View French Formal collection on p.
92
the
MONT RICHARD
the
LOUIS
French Formal
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MANTELS
ARCHITECTURALS
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MANTELS
the
CHEVALIER

COLLECTION
STYLE
Formal
Classic
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Rich in history, Italian formal style is dotted with romantic terra cotta tile, stone villas
and palazzossome of which date back to the days of the Roman empire. Italian formal
style exudes a deeply appealing warmth, a timeless aesthetic which never fails to enchant.
With prominent stone fireplaces as focal points; the villas are intended to last generations.
Decorative elements include hand-troweled plaster walls and its soft reddish limestone,
rosso ammonitico, that gives ancient Italian villas their sun-burnished rosy glow. Ceiling
architecture is often embellished with tiled barrel-ceilings, or massive timber beams with
stucco accents.
View Italian Formal collection on p.
92
the
VALENZA
INTERIOR DESIGN
Melanie Turner Interiors
the
GRAND CHATEAU
INTERIOR DESIGN
Carol Weaks Interiors
Italian Formal
ARCHITECTURALS
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MANTELS
ARCHITECTURALS
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MANTELS
the
CARLISLE

COLLECTION
STYLE
Formal
Classic
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English formal style encompasses the grace, restrained elegance, and refinement of
the Georgians, as well as the luxurious abundance of the Victorians. Rich dark colors
aboundthe red brick of a Victorian brownstone, the deep burgundy of heavy velvet
drapes, the variegated reds of textured, patterned wallpaper. Rooms might be filled with
mementos and collections, busts, framed paintings, and prints. The Victorians were also
known for their intricate patternsstripes, florals, geometric patterns, damasks, wallpapers,
luxurious fabrics and rugs covering every surface, while the Georgians harked back to
classical Roman architecture for inspiration, often using delicate gilded details to bring
flashes of light and opulence to a room.
View English Formal collection on p.
93
the
KENDLESTON
INTERIOR DESIGN
Suzanne Kasler Interiors
the
KELMSCOTT
INTERIOR DESIGN
Essary & Murphy
English Formal
ARCHITECTURALS
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MANTELS
ARCHITECTURALS
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MANTELS
INTERIOR DESIGN
Anne Chessin Design
the
BEAUCHAMPS

COLLECTION
STYLE
Gothic
Classic
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Gothic architecture emerged in northern France around A. D. and flourished in Europe
throughout the medieval period. First applied to important churches, fine examples
of gothic architecture can be found among the great cathedrals and abbeys of Europe,
including Notre Dame de Paris. Majestic dimensions characterized the architecture with
ample light, and soaring heights. In their day, these cathedrals would have been the
tallest buildings most had ever seen, proclaiming the power of the religious institutions
they represented. Over time, the Gothic style of architecture filtered down to smaller
churches and secular structures. Gradually the style fell out of favor by the 16th century
until it was enthusiastically embraced by a 19th century Victorian neo-Gothic revival.
View Gothic & Tudor collection on p.
93
the
NOTRE DAME
the
MASSALIA
Gothic & Tudor
ARCHITECTURALS
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MANTELS
ARCHITECTURALS
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MANTELS
INTERIOR DESIGN
Robert Brown Interiors
the
ELITE

COLLECTION
STYLE
Moderne
Moderne
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Moderne style is influenced by the modern art movement of the late nineteenth to early
twentieth centuries. It often incorporates an array of materials, such as wood, glass,
plastic, and metals like stainless steel. Flooring is typically hardwood, tile or polished
concrete. This aesthetic can work with any interior, however it lends itself particularly
well to industrial spaces, or new homes with large, uncovered windows and high
ceilings. Walls and furnishings tend to come in shades of white, neutral, or black, with
occasional bold splashes of color in the form of accent walls, large-scale pieces of art,
or geometric floor coverings. Often a textured architectural element is highlighted, such
as wooden beams, brick walls, or exposed air ducts.
View Moderne collection on p.
90
the
ATRIUM
the
CALYPSO
Moderne
ARCHITECTURALS
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MANTELS
ARCHITECTURALS
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MANTELS
Moderne
MODERNE & INDUSTRIAL
Range Hoods
Classic
the
ARCADIA

INTERIOR DESIGN CREDIT
Melanie Turner Interiors
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the
CANELI
the
CAPRI
ARCHITECTURALS
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RANGE HOODS
Embellished with only that which is essential, each piece exudes a sense of formal beauty.
The Moderne collection is born from a balance between purity of design and quality of
materials. This balance is reinforced from the battle between vertical and horizontal lines
on one hand, and curving lines on the other.
View collection on p.
96
Moderne
ARCHITECTURALS
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RANGE HOODS
INTERIOR DESIGN
Suzanne Kasler Interiors
the
CALVI
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the
TOSCANE
INTERIOR DESIGN
Amy Meier Crocker
the
PROVENCE
Classic
ARCHITECTURALS
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RANGE HOODS
Harmonious, robust and balanced by design, our Classic Range Hoods are conceived,
planned and created to be functional works of art. Crafted to become the showpiece
of any kitchen, each is available in a variety of forms. From the ordinary to the
sophisticated, our range hoods are a testament to refinement.
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RANGE HOODS
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Bar top featuring the Rodin edge profile
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ARCHITECTURALS
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METAL COUNTERTOPS
The Parisian Bistro
Crafted and finished by hand from pewter, copper,
brass, and zinc, our De Corbusier metal countertops are
inspired by the Parisian bistros of the 1920s. Available
in either polished or antique finishes, they are culinary
grade, lead free, naturally anti-bacterial and clean
easily with soap and water.
Sleek, sophisticated and timeless, our Cold Cast metals
provide form and function that are perfect for a wide
range of applications. These polished metals, available
in pewter, copper, and brass make for a one-of-a-kind
look that is utterly captivating.
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Voge Brass Countertop
Brass
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Dijon Pewter Countertop
Pewter
ARCHITECTURALS
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METAL COUNTERTOPS
ARCHITECTURALS
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METAL COUNTERTOPS
COLLECTION
HUE
N
o
06
Earth
Hardwood
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Stone
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Terra Cotta
Collection
SURFACES
84
Earth Drift
02
03
04
04
05
05
06
HARDWOOD
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COLLECTION
01
06
01
03
02
Certified French Oak
85
01
Nature Lava
03
04
05
06
03
01
02
02
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DUBUISSON
SAINT EMILION
SAINT RAPHAEL LIGHT
Rustic Cream
SAINT RAPHAEL DARK
BORDEAUX ARGENTO
FLAGSTONE
DALLE DE BOURGOGNE
Rustic Grey
SAINT EMILION GRIS
ROMAN GREYPARIS GREY
SAVOY
BIBLICAL DARK GREY
SAINT MARC
STONE
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COLLECTION
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HANOVER WHITE
NERO PARQUETCHAMPAGNE JONES LONDON WHITE
NERO ANTICAVENETIAN CHEQUER
Classic PatternsNature
BIBLLICAL IVORY
BAYONNE
SAINT TROPEZ
ADAMSNASH
Fireplace Mantels
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Range Hoods
Atlanta Showroom Foyer
Collection
ARCHITECTURALS
Atlanta Showroom Foyer
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MODERNE
ELITE ATRIUM
DIGNE
MODENO
CALYPSO MANIER
HERMES MADISON
Every piece of François & Co.'s Period Reproduction
Collection is born from an original antique—
The Master Piece. Where ever you see the Antique
Reproduction Seal, you know we have scrupulously
followed the exact molding techniques and process
used by museums, to capture and preserve the
integrity of master works of all kinds, down to
the tiniest blemish. This exact, labor-intensive
process our skilled mold makers follow, to deliver
a faithful thumbprint of the original artist.
the antique reproduction seal
Genuine Reproduction
of the Original
Antique Reproduction
FIREPLACE MANTELS
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COLLECTION
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French
COUNTRYSIDE
CAMPA NILE FRENCH COASTAL
AIXOISE ANJOU
SAINT REMIS TOURVEL
PARIS BASTIDE
Italian
TOSCANE
PANUNTI
TOULOUSE
SARTHE
VERLAINE
ELYSÉE PETIT
ELYSÉE
COLMAR
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CAPRI JOSEPHINE
PERIGORD ESTEREL
BUSSET MOSELLE
MUSE MONT RICHARD CHÂTEAUROUX CHÂTEAU
VALENZA BELLUCCI
VALENTINE BORDEAUX
RENAISSANCE CHEVALIER
ItalianFrench
FORMAL
FIREPLACE MANTELS
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COLLECTION
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KENDLESTON CARLISLE
HERONDEN WOMERSLEY
KELMSCOTT
LAUCETON
MASSALIA BEAUCHAMPS
PUGIN EDWIN
BOURGOGNE NOTRE DAME
LA ROCHELLE LILY MARIE
English
GOTHIC
& TUDOR
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During the Renaissance, Italians decorated
churches and luxurious residences with this time-
honored technique. For many centuries, Scagliola
(pronounced sca-lee-oh-la) was the highest form
of ornamental stone art. During the Renaissance,
Italians decorated churches and luxurious
residences with this time-honored technique.
Scagliola is made from natural stone chips, marble
dust, mineral pigments and bonding agents. Once
the medium is mixed, it is carefully layered by
hand into a mold.
The stone piece is then removed from the form and
carefully polished by hand. Multiple polishings,
using successively finer and finer grades of stone
and water produce a dense, yet silky smooth
surface with a texture of amazing clarity.
Scagliola Stone
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FINISHES
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SCAGLIOLA LIMESTONE & MARBLE
MARBLES
brushed
and
textured
honed
and
textured
honed
and
smooth
LIMESTONES
LIMESTONE GREY
FRENCH STONE GREY
CESARINO
BLANCA
LIMESTONE CREAM
FRENCH STONE CREAM
GLACIER
CALATTA
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CAPRI
BERNINA
BR ASSIER
FOURNIER
MILLENIA
CONSTANTINE
MONT BLANC
ARCADIA
RANGE HOODS
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COLLECTION
MODERNE & INDUSTRIAL
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LAVIN
BELLTOWN
DIJON
DUCHAMPRODIN SORBONNE
GARNIER
Edge Profiles
Our handcrafted De Corbusier metal range hoods are available in
either a polished, or antique textured finish. Their strength and lustre,
combined with their subtle variations in hue and texture, make
these surfaces especially suited to the kitchen. They’re culinary
grade, lead free, naturally anti-bacterial, and clean easily with
soap and water. In addition to hoods, our De Corbusier metal
collection can be transformed into countertops, islands, wet
bars, and fireplace mantels.
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METAL COUNTERTOPS
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De Corbusier
Antique
Polished
Copper PewterBrass
Our handcrafted DeCorbusier metal range hoods are available in either a polished, or
antique textured finish. Their strength and lustre, combined with their subtle variations
in hue and texture, make these surfaces especially suited to the kitchen. They’re culinary
grade, lead free, naturally anti-bacterial, and clean easily with soap and water. In
addition to hoods, our DeCorbusier metal collection can be transformed into countertops,
islands, wet bars, and fireplace mantels.
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Cold Cast
Perfect for range hood applications, architectural pewter, zinc and brass metals can
be fashioned into a unique work of art that becomes the stunning focal point of your
kitchen—delivering form, function, beauty and flair. Our Cold Cast metal collection
oers polished surfaces that are strong, durable, and grace your home with a unique
patina that grows more beautiful with age.
Copper PewterBrass
Whether visiting the Palace of Versailles, or
an 18th century French cottage throughout
my travels, there has always been something
so compelling about being inspired by, and
somehow transported to, the past.
As a child, I remember walking for hours,
both captivated and overwhelmed by
the timeworn facades around me, built
of stone, clay, and wood. Wandering the
streets of Avignon, Paris, Rome, Venice,
and Florence, I often found myself
humbled simply by looking up, or gazing
down at the centuries-old paths of stone
that led me through these beautiful
historic cities. I wanted to know more—
and tried to imagine the people who cut
and carved these stones, forming the very
foundation of the roads and structures in
these places— like the ones surrounding
the Santa Restituta Church in my village
of Calenzana, Corsica.
I wanted to know where the marble
came from. How such stones were laid
without cement, positioned perfectly to
withstand centuries of wear. What types
of woods were these, and how long have
they been here? How were they seasoned
and milled? And those irregular shaped
roof tiles glistening in the sun, how
did the artisans create such beauty,
and how did they invent their colored
glazes? How? I studied with my senses—
touching their imperfect grains, smelling
their antiquated history, trying to unlock
the secrets of the ancient techniques that
had formed them and their structures
so long ago. My appreciation of these
things has inspired me to try and better
understand so many forgotten artisanal
techniques. One I have particularly
cherished is the Italian technique of
Scagliola Stone—the ancient art of
creating unique and colorful stone
architectural elements and surfaces.
The François & Co. Surfaces Collection
owes its creation to these early childhood
memories. With it, we honor those
artisans who came before us, by carrying
on their time-honored techniques with a
new generation of craftsmen. I am proud
to honor the original pieces that have so
captivated me, and to bring these superb
surfaces to today’s moderne lifestyle.
Thierry François
PHOTOGRAPHY Chris Little
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To find a showroom near you, visit:
www.francoisandco.com
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showrooms
or contact Corporate Sales:
salessupport@francoisandco.com
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