September 1, 2022
 Shagreen or “galuchat” in French is a texturally rich and visually intriguing material that derives from the stingray fish. Shagreen was Read more
Alexander Lamont ivory shagreen coffee table
October 12, 2016
A few years ago we began experimenting with white lacquer from Japan. It provided a wonderful base for red lacquer giving it an extra vibrancy, lift  and Read more
Alexander Lamont Tourbillon coffee table in shagreen, lacquer and bronze
February 25, 2015
I have been working with shagreen for 14 years now but the questions and answers technically and design-wise remain constant. The material is generally Read more
Galuchat_shagreen_Jean Perfettini_Alexander Lamont
December 17, 2014
Galuchat is the French word for Shagreen. Shagreen/galuchat is the name used only for those things that have been covered with raw stingray or shark skins. The Read more