Maison & Objet – Paris 2014 (part 1)

 

Each year the Maison & Objet welcomes new and creative talent to showcase alongside key industry suppliers. Held biannually it is a major trade fair, often described as one of the 3 most important European events for interior design.

The show was divided into 8 halls, each having their own theme. Hall 1 was “Ethnic Chic” and it was incredible to see such a vast display of unique products from all around the globe.

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Stunning handcrafted lamps made from red and silver brass. The perforated patterns create gorgeous shadows in their surroundings.

 

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Inspired by the natural environments’ in south east Asia, this French company produced beautiful sculptural art pieces along side unique furniture made using steel cables under tension against wooden frames.

 

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These decorative globes could be filled with a range of sourced elements and are made completely bespoke to the customers tastes/personality.

 

Hall 2 was “Home Textiles” with companies showcasing an overwhelming array of textiles from bedding and cushions to towels and rugs. This year there seemed to be a key influence of traditional Turkish rugs patch worked together to create individual and unique pieces.

 

“Cook & Design” was the name of hall 3, and with some big players in the cooking arena such as LeCruset and Alessi displaying their culinary wares it was a feast for the eyes for kitchenalia geeks.

[Some images courtesy of www.maison-objet.com & Instagram]