Debuts of the 60s, Max Sauze, of return of Algiers, settles down near Aix-en-Provence, to ÉGUILLES. His artist’s life continues, he has to resume what he left on the other side of the Mediterranean Sea. From elements of aluminum, he develops geometrical forms, which quickly will integrate some lighting. From 1968, the production knows a creativity and a lightning growth. Pioneer in this mode of aesthetics, the company ” Max Sauze ” develops.
The first lounges bring a commercial success until be copied. The sphere of influence of of seventie appropriates of new materials: plastics and steels get into the modern homes(foyers). It is quite naturally that the aluminum makes its appearance. Skillfully shaping, Max Sauze creates in a few years a whole series of lamps: suspensions, wall lamps, lamps to be put. Some look like more sculptures than in lamps, they will take the naming of bright sculptures. Particularly “Cassiopée”, created for the conference hall of Aix-en-Provence in huge size, to be then declined in smaller versions for the private market.