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Famed Interior Designer François Catroux Has Passed Away

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Famed Interior Designer François Catroux Is Dead

The interior design world lost one of its’ most iconic and legendary interior designers today. Famed Interior Designer François Catroux has passed away. Francois Catroux was reported to have died today November 9 2020. Circumstances surrounding his death his not yet known as at the time of filing this report. The legendary designer died at the age of 86.

James Reginato took to his official Facebook page to announce that Francois Catroux has passed away.

READ HIS POST: I’m so saddened that Francois Catroux has passed away. He had an extraordinary taste – and kindness, too. The twain don’t meet so much. I had a blast interviewing him – and his divine Betty – a few years ago in Paris for this piece in Vanity Fair. #francoiscatroux.

François Catroux has been the decorator of choice for aristocrats, moguls, fashion queens, royals, and oligarchs alike since 1968 when he opened his Paris office.

François Catroux drew inspiration for his design from the building’s Art Deco aesthetic. “A lot of Art Deco designers were influenced by Africa,” he notes of the room’s safari accents.

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