International Exhibition of Arts and Techniques in Modern Life in Paris 1937

Arts and techniques applied to modern life

May 25, 1937 - November 25, 1937


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Palace of Handicrafts

Palace of Handicrafts at the Exhibition Expo Paris 1937

© A. Steiner

Architect(s) : Nere, chevalier et René Crevel

The Palace of Handicrafts attracted attention by its modernism without excess, its sober lines, its subdued lights.

Not only could you admire the objects on display in a large central shop, but you could also find a travel agency, information offices, a library and a restaurant.

There were no flashy colours, but large areas of glass, sand-engraved using a new technique, and harmonious ensembles in the large festival hall, which was the setting for many events and congresses.

Foreign participants included Austria, Great Britain, the United States, Finland, Ireland, Romania, Switzerland, Czechoslovakia and Yugoslavia.

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