motion-controlled lamps by Tangram
Image courtesy of Tangram.

Top Picks from Maison&Objet September 2023

At the September edition of the biannual Parisian trade fair, Maison&Objet, an international showing of brands from such countries as Korea, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Ukraine (plus of course home-turf France) unveiled must-see lighting, furniture, and accessories designed to please.

10 Finds At Maison&Objet’s September Trade Fair

Donna Factory

The Ukrainian brand introduced playful marblized tables as well as their Konyky seating designed by Natalia Filonenko, which takes the shape of puzzle pieces.

Konyky seating shaped like puzzle pieces
Image courtesy of Donna Factory.

Design By Us

A portable LED lamp dubbed Trip by the Danish company looks as elegant indoors as out due to its materiality of eight combinations of polished marble bases topped with mouth-blown glass shades.

a portable LED lamp
Image courtesy of Design By Us.


The Belgian brand’s popular N701 sofa gets an eco update courtesy of upholstery made in Italy from fibers upcyled from the fashion industry. Its colorway Moss—a nature-inspired fresh green—joins the neutral Graphite option.

the N701 sofa by Ethnicraft
Image courtesy of Ethnicraft.


Aether and Aywa, motion-controlled lamps by the Korean brand, operate via a wave of the hand and articulate to illuminate any interior. They come in four colorways of anodized aluminum: Aether in space gray, racing green, rose gold, and scarlet red; and Aywa in metal gray, ultra violet, night blue, and sunshine orange.

motion-controlled lamps by Tangram
Image courtesy of Tangram.


The iconic French maker of outdoor furniture expands its Surprising collection of chairs, stools, and rockers in metal and teak to include a strictly-indoor version with supports in natural leather.

an indoor natural leather chair by Fermob
Image courtesy of Fermob.


The German brand tapped designer Sebastian Herkner from their Thales float glass table, which allows for shadow-play due to the incorporated graphic checkerboard pattern.

a checkerboard glass table by Pulpo
Image courtesy of Pulpo.


The Dutch design brand celebrates 10 years with new launches such as the squiggly Alp lounge chair designed by Martin Hirth as well as the generous and lush Leo sofa by Sebastian Herkner.

the squiggly Alp lounge chair from Fest
Image courtesy of Fest.


The Patisserie collection of delectable dry-pressed ceramic tiles and objects by Studio Yellowdot is made in the brand’s workshop in Istanbul, run by third-generation owner Orhan Gorbon. Names like Éclair, Donut, Biscotto, and Puff whet the appetite. The collection also includes furniture.

the Patisserie collection from Gorbon
Image courtesy of Gorbon.


The distinctive Dory armchair, crafted of steel and wood and upholstered in Dedar fabric, offers a playful yet ergonomic ball-shaped hand rest by the French brand named for seaweed endemic to Breton’s coastline.

the Dory armchair by Maërl
Image courtesy of Maërl.


Los Angeles-based design doyenne Kelly Wearstler launches two versatile tabletop collections (Zuma and Dune) with the Belgian brand, with the Zuma line’s imperfectly-perfect grid-patterned plates being a top highlight.

a tabletop collection by Kelly Wearstler and Zuma for Serax
Image courtesy of Serax.

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