He uses traditional methods, as practiced in the 18th century: animal hair filling, linen webbing and interlining, use of upholstery tacks, gilded stud finishing and hand-sewn trimmings. Mr Cartier works on stamped chairs, for example refurbishing chairs that are part of museum collections. Mr Cartier can also make curtains and wall hangings. He works with big names in the upholstery field: Le Manach, Tassinari & Chatel. Mr Cartier also works with Parisian antique dealers such as Perrin and Vidal. The workshop works on order.