Our History

A summary of Rinck history in key dates.

    1841, Pioneering spirit

    Cabinetmaker Jean Rinck founds his first workshop.

    1901, An iconic signature

    The workshop, now overseen by Eugène Rinck, establishes a reputation for superb craftsmanship and reproduction of ancient pieces: the Rinck collection is born.

    1935, Ensemblier décorateur

    Maurice Rinck contributes to the rise of the Art Déco movement. This man of vision incorporates the movement’s stylistic effervescence into the company’s designs.

    1937, Parisian honors

    Maurice Rinck and Lucie Renaudot design the furniture displayed at the Exposition Internationale and receive the prestigious Médaille d’or de l’innovation, the gold medal for innovation.

    1958, Grand prix Brussels expo

    The World Expo in Brussels awards Maurice Rinck and Louis Sognot the Grand Prix, tied with Citroën and Dior.

    1973, A collection takes shape

    Rinck is now a renowned furniture producer. The firm opens a gallery at 17 rue des Saints-Pères in Paris, displaying an eclectic collection of impeccable taste that blends tradition and avant-garde design.

    2003, Defining the difference

    Thierry Goux begins offering a comprehensive approach combining design and production trades.

    2006, A mark of distinction

    Rinck is awarded the status of EPV* (Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant - Living Heritage Company) in France upon the label’s inception, joining the ranks of Baccarat, Hermès, and other very prestigious brands.

    2020 Félicité Collection

    With the Félicité collection, Rinck picks up the threads of its history, recalling its annual furniture collection from the 1930s to the 1970s.

    2022, New York

    Rinck opens its first showroom in New York at the NY Design Center.