"L'Art de Vivre" Exhibit at the Cooper-Hewitt Museum of Decorative Arts & Design, by Musee National des Techniques, Paris, 1989, Smithsonian Archives - History Div, This elegant glass table service, on view at "L'Art de Vivre (The Art of Living): Decorative Art and Design, France, 1789-1989" exhibit at the Cooper-Hewitt Museum of Decorative Arts and Design in 1989, was designed by Francois-Eugene Rousseau in the early 1880s. Rousseau was the owner of a glass and ceramics shop in Paris and designed tablewares as well as ornamental works. The molten quality of his glasswares is particularly noteworthy..