The National School of Decorative Arts in Paris has its roots in the Royal Free School of Art (École royale gratuite de dessin) founded in 1766 by Jean-Jacques Bachelier. Its founder's aim was to develop crafts relating to the arts in order to improve the quality of manufactured goods. In 1877 the name was changed to École nationale des arts décoratifs and later École nationale supérieure des arts décoratifs. The school currently operates in Paris and teaches a curriculum that covers a spectrum of fields relating to the Decorative Arts.
We are committed to making this website available to as many people as possible and is engaged in continued efforts to ensure that this website is accessible to those with special needs, including those with visual, hearing, cognitive and motor impairments. Our efforts in that regard are ongoing. Many internet users can find websites difficult to use. We recognize that this is an important issue, and we are working to ensure that this website is accessible to all persons who wish to use it. Our efforts to improve this website in this regard are in process, so if you come across a page or feature you find inaccessible or difficult to use, please send your feedback to email@example.com.