January 15, 2018

10 Must-Sees at Maison & Objet and Paris Déco Off 2018

As we gear up for le nouveau launching shortly at Déco Off (January 18-22) and Maison & Objet (January 19-23) in Paris this week, we’ve compiled a few sneak peeks of the wacky and wonderful must-sees including novelties from prolific favorites Tom Dixon, Inga Sempé, and Patrick Norguet.

1. Tom Dixon

The industrial designer shows a softer side with Paint pillows, part of the larger Super Textile line. The cushions acts as a canvas for fetching prints of abstracted landscapes.

Hall 7 – Stand A41

Paint pillows by Tom Dixon.

2. Belgium Is Design

A collaboration of Belgian designers promises to generate excitement among Maison & Objet attendees. Products on display include the playful Hai glass set in deep blue by Taiwanese designer Jo-Chieh Huang for Ars Fabricandi which mesmerizes with its ripple wave edge.

Hai by Ars Fabricandi for Belgium Is Design. Photography by Michelangelo Princiotta.

Produced in Belgium using water-based inks and FSC-certified paper, the Madeira wallpaper designed by Alexia de Ville of Tenue de Ville invites the mind outdoors when shown on a tented triangular form.

Madeira Sauge by Tenue de Ville for Belgium Is Design.

Ethereal lighting suspended in air like sculptures are hand-knit in weatherproof polyester over polycarbonate forms with an LED light source by the Antwerp-based studio Monsieur Tricot. The collection can be employed indoors or out.

Hall 7 – Stand A169

Monsieur Tricot for Belgium Is Design.

3. Pedrali

Patrick Norguet’s Fox chair for Italian maker Pedrali gets a makeover: it now comes in lush leather upholstery. See it on view at their booth designed by Milan’s Calvi Brambilla studio and inspired by American Case Study houses of the 1950’s.

Hall 7 – Stand A51

Fox chair by Patrick Forguet by Pedrali.

4. CVL Luminaires

POOL, the Paris-based studio of Léa Padovani and Sébastien Kieffer, kicks off their first Maison & Objet as artistic directors of the brand with Cercle & Trait, a solid brass light fixture that celebrates balance.

Hall 7 – F40

Cercle & Trait by POOL.

5. Rug’Society

Geometry and psychedelic meet in the Lola rug commemorating both pop and mid-century styles. It’s handmade in New Zealand of wool and linen and its round form will add dynamism to any room.

Hall 5B – Stand E41-42

Lola by Rug’Society.

6. Ligne Roset

Marco Maturo and Alessio Roscini of Studio Klass unveil two new designs for the French maker, including their San stool in black-stained oak and Radian shelf in anthracite-stained oak and black metal tube supports.

Hall 8 – Stand A6/B5

San by Studio Klass for Ligne Roset.

7. Ceramica Cielo

Narciso Mini, a small footprint sink solution for petite bathrooms, shown in Muschio color of the brand’s proprietary Terre di Cielo basin material.

Hall 8 – Stand A44

Narciso Mini by Ceramica Cielo.

8. Tina Frey

Bon Bon resin boxes look good enough to eat from the San Francisco-based designer.

Hall 7- Stand E27

Bon Bon by Tina Frey.

9. Alcantara

Tara, a dashed micro-pattern by Paris-born Inga Sempé, will be shown at the brand’s 9 Place de Furstenberg showroom as part of Déco Off. The zippy textile comes from the Italian manufacturer known for providing sustainable material for aircrafts, jets, and yachts. 

9 Place de Furstenberg.

Tara by Alcantara.

10. Pulpo

A tubular steel floor lamp available in blue, red, or matte silver captivates as Hermann August Weizenegger’s latest creation for the German brand. It’s elongated neck mimics the bird from which it’s named.

Hall 7 – Stand E16-F15.

Heron by Pulpo.

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