03  Experience

1989-1994 

San Francisco, CA USA

BOWLES SOROKKO GALLERIES

GALERIST THEN CO-GALLERY DIRECTOR

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Development of a naturally artistic eye, and later sales and marketing techniques essential to product design.

I was also a semi-professional film photographer. Personal works exhibited in progressive galleries in San Francisco and the Bay Area

Fashion Photographer.

1995-1998

San Francisco, CA USA

PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

1998 to today

LAGUNA BEACH, CA USA

ART CONSULTANT SERVICES

Provider of art and development of personal collections for a portfolio of affluent clients.

STYLE DE VIE

SURCYCLING, DESIGN AND FABRICATION-ART


National USA launch of the "Vintage" movement.

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Creation of an art framing company - of "old paper": of worldwide origin.

Bi-annual attendance at the 6 most prestigious trade shows in the American territory: San Francisco, High Point, New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Las Vegas.

1999- to today

HOLLYWOOD, CA USA

TWENTY GAUGE

2000-2012

WHOLESALE TRADE SHOWS USA

SURCYCLING, DESIGN AND MANUFACTURING - FURNITURE

JC Hryb found an old rusty desk in a garage and decided to strip it then polish it - evoking the inherent elegance of 1950s design combined with the raw beauty of steel ...

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Twenty Gauge was born !. (www.twentygauge.com).

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This company will explode from its opening and contributed even more strongly to the development of the "Vintage" movement in the USA - and in the whole world - in direct collaboration with Style de Vie.

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Our own Manufacturing Workshop has been created, for our own lines and to offer tailor-made furniture to professionals and individuals.

LIFESTYLE
TWENTY GAUGE

CONCEPT, DESIGN AND MANUFACTURING-ART, FURNITURE ETC. .

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Our attendance at the biggest Furniture and Decoration Fairs in the USA contributes even more strongly to the development of the "Vintage" movement in the USA - and throughout the world.

We were the first to offer on-cycle products nationally and have supplied and inspired the major retailers of Decor in the US and around the world: Restoration Hardware, IKEA, Pottery Barn, Room and Board, Sundance Catalog. etc ... we still work with some of these brands to this day.

1999-2019

BURBANK,

HOLLYWOOD,

LOS ANGELES, CA

DELRAY BEACH, FL

LIFESTYLE
TWENTY GAUGE

2005-present

EUROPE-USA

LIFESTYLE

DESIGN OF RESIDENTIAL SPACES

AND COMMERCIAL

PROJECT EXECUTION AND MANAGEMENT

DESIGN AND MANUFACTURING OF FURNITURE AND SUPPLIES

 

We add to our range of offers the design and the realization

residential and commercial projects.

Jean-Christophe Hryb carries out some initial projects, specializing in the Vintage Industrial Modern style for

which he is now recognized being the specialist

and forerunner at national level and international influencer,

- including a Trophe for the best Upcycler by Home Magazine USA.

 

The Interior Architecture division begins and develops

quickly and with a team of 6 Designers
Style de Vie tackles the achievement of dozens of

residential and commercial projects for individuals, Hollywood Stars, restaurants of celebrated Chefs (such as Adam Fleischman known for his Umami Burhger chain ) etc ...

Note: concept and execution of a fast food franchise, DogHaus in 2011, (chain with 130 locations currently opening nationwide).

Also: store design for Christian Audigier

famous for its ED Hardy line .

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STORES / SHOWROOMS

MANUFACTURING WORKSHOP

1999: Manufacturing workshop is created
2000: Burbank Showroom is established

2001: Furniture design division is established.

2005: Los Angeles Showroom is established

2008: Hollywood Showroom is established

2015: Delray Beach Showroom is established

We offer our own Vintage Sur-cycles products: furniture, art and decorative accessories

We offer our Design services: art, furniture, accessories, and our Interior Architecture division.

2019 - Present

GULF OF SAINT TOPEZ

EUROPE- USA

LIFESTYLE - FR

INTERIOR DESIGN - RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL

PROJECT EXECUTION AND MANAGEMENT

DESIGN AND MANUFACTURING OF FURNITURE AND ACCESSORIES



Jean-Christophe Hryb returns to his roots and sets up shop

in the Gulf of Saint Tropez and the Cote d 'Azure in general.

He still consults for projects in the USA but redirects his focus to Europe.

Style de Vie still offers the same products and services in Europe as in the USA

- Vintage Decor- furniture and art

- Design

-Manufacturing of art, furniture and supplies

-Supervision and project monitoring

- Consultation :