Geoffrey Hatty Applied Arts

Geoffrey Hatty Applied Arts has been sourcing the best in 20th Century Decorative Arts for nearly 30 years. During this time we have constantly strived to bring together a diverse range of objects that express our personal view of the best from the last 100 years of decorative arts.

Our main focus is Italian and French furniture and lighting. We have always endeavoured to provide a unique experience and personal service when exploring at our shop or warehouse.

We hope that this website will give you an insight to that experience.

The emphasis always being on quality, never the mass-produced.

our main designers

  • Alessio Tasca
  • Andre Sornay
  • De Coene Brothers
  • Jacques Blin
  • Josef Hoffmann

Alessio Tasca

Tasca (born 1929) studied at the Art Institutes of Nove, Venice and Florence. He comes from a family of potters and started to work with clay early, first with his brothers (production of huge panels in coloured majolica and figurative elements in modern style) then in his own studio which during the 1960s and 1970s became an important meeting place for artists. [line] [line] Tasca in the late 1960s discovered in the extruder (an old mechanical industrial machine) his working companion for his extremely prolific production. An inventive idea that represented a unique creative process in which the working methodologies of `industrial design` (projected towards mass production) and crafts qualities were merged into one..................

Andre Sornay

1902 - 2000. French Modernist furniture maker working in Lyon, France.

De Coene Brothers

The De Coene Brothers Company was active in Kortrijk, Belgium, between 1888 and 1977. The company was renowned for its craftsmanship in Art Nouveau, Art Deco and design, and has long been one of the best kept secrets in applied art in Flanders.

Jacques Blin

1913-176 French. Primarily known for lamp design.

Josef Hoffmann

Austrian Art Deco Architect and Designer, 1870-1956

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Our Gallery is open by appointment only. We would be delighted to assist you further and provide a personalised quotation. Simply complete your details in the form below and we'll be in touch or give us a call on 03 9428 1973.

1 Chapel St (Off Church St), Cremorne/Richmond 3121 VIC