Club Trapeze Volant, at the corner of the rue de Volontaires and Rue de Vaugirard, Paris

RIBApix ref no RIBA5231
Architect/DesignerLubetkin, Berthold (1901-1990)
Rodionov, Bob
CountryFrance
CityParis
Subject Date1928
Image Date1928
ViewInterior
StyleModern Movement
MediumPhotoprint
Library Reference5013
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Lubetkin was asked by the circus acrobat and trick cyclist, Roland Tutin, to convert a garage into a nightclub. Lubetkin was responsible for the interior design with Bob Rodionov and this included painted scenes, model yachts, toy horses and circus equipment. The club became fashionable with Paris's chic set, Jean Cocteau being amongst its patrons, before it was demolished in the 1930s.

Subject tags

interior decoration, clubs