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.
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The Ukrainian brand introduced playful marblized tables as well as their Konyky seating designed by Natalia Filonenko, which takes the shape of puzzle pieces.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
Los Angeles-based design doyenne Kelly Wearstler launches two versatile tabletop collections (Zuma and Dune) with the French brand, with the Zuma line’s imperfectly-perfect grid-patterned plates being a top highlight.
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