brazilian designer and artist
Jean Gillon was a Brazilian furniture designer and artist.
Jean Gillon is born in Romania and studies at the Faculty of Architecture and fine arts of the National University in Iasi. In 1956 he goes to Brazil and founds 1958 Italma / Wood Art, a furniture company, which produces household items and furniture. In addition to interior design and industrial design, Gillon also deals with designing of plastics. Gillon was a successful businessman, his company exports were temporarily in Twenty-two different countries delivered.
Jean Gillon dies in 2007 at the age of 87 years. He participates in 24 international exhibitions in his life time and wins 10 Awards. He is awarded 37 times in Brazil.
His works can be found today in museums, hotels, collections and other institutions.