With the first month of the year comes one of the world’s most renowned fair – Maison & Objet! Paris has been preparing for the last couple of months for the exciting show for Home-Fashion, Home Design, Decoration and Interiors. From 22 to 26 of January, Paris Nord Villepinte will be invaded by a big range of wonderful brands with their new designs, as well as people from all over the world, professionals and non-professionals in the home design field, to attend to Maison & Objet 2016.
Maison & Objet Paris 2016, a 5-day event, is the pre-eminent design show in France and results in thousands of visitors daily. The show counts on nearly 3,000 exhibitors, of which 45% are international brands. Also, the trade fair spotlights the most outstanding names on the international design and decor scene today.
In the first of two annual editions, the decoration fair presents the latest news, innovative iconic design brands and new designers. Consisting of 8 halls, Maison & Objet is full of inspirations for decorating your house with the most beautiful design pieces from tableware to furniture, and even linen and lighting fixtures. The interior decoration show is an opportunity to discover new collections, but also to be inspired by new colors and new lifestyles. Between conferences and exhibitions, Maison & Objet is the appointment of the great followers of the interior design field.
With a design history dating back to 1995, Maison & Objet hosts the major players of the industry. In 2016, Maison & Objet Paris will be celebrating its 20th anniversary and offering fresh home ideas. Taking a ringside seat for the past 20 years to decode the international market for the home and design, Maison & Objet Paris remains faithful to its mission as a pioneer, giving visitors a new organization of its offer. The show has now shifted towards grouping by lifestyle rather than by sector and 3 main poles have thus been reconfigured:
Maison and its overarching decorative offer fills Halls 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5B with 4 sectors: Eclectic, Cosy, Elegant and Actual.
Objet, the second major pole, occupies Halls 5A and 6. It is Maison & Objet’s “concept store,” a distribution paradise with its 8 sectors: Craft, Métiers D’art, Fragrances, Cook+Design, Fresh, Complements, Kids, Fashion and Beloved.
Luxe, Design & Architecture D’intérieur are all together in Halls 7 and 8 bringing you inspirations on NOW! Design à vivre, scènes d’intérieur gallery and Maison & Objet |projets|.
This new division of the sectors make it easier for the visitor to have the feeling that the exhibition is in a store format and more like ride between galleries. Now that the Maison & Objet 2016 dates have been announced, it’s time to get to know more about the sectors of the show and see exactly what you can find there. There are plenty of reasons to attend to Maison et Objet Paris, starting with a fantastic and exclusive range of exhibitors.
> SECTOR: HOME FASHION
Hall 1 – ECLECTIC; Be Surprised
Worldwide cultures bring together their best influences and come together with ECLECTIC. Atypical and inspiring design and decoration with a delightful taste of local and international inspiration. Top Exhibitors:
Hall 1 – 3 — Stand C87
Hall 1 — Stand C2 / D1
Der Kelim Oguz Gmbh
Hall 1 — Stand C120 / D119
Hall 2 – COSY; The Softest Interior
With its broad range of decor and textiles, COSY transports us into a warm and friendly universe. A truly welcoming and comfortable cocoon. Top Exhibitors:
Nina Ricci Maison
Hall 2 — Stand B12 / C11
Hall 2 — Stand B12 / C11
Hall 2 — Stand B31
Hall 3 & 4 – ELEGANT; Refinement is at hand
Reinterpreted styles, from the quaint to the urban-inspired, are available in a wide range of decoration objects, fabrics and furniture with a timeless, refined and elegant sheen. Top Exhibitors:
Hall 3 — Stand A116 B115 / A116
La Fabbrica Del Lino
Hall 3 — Stand C111
Richmond Interiors By Spieghel
Hall 3 — Stand B74 / C73
Hall 5A – CRAFT, MÉTIERS D’ART; Esteemed Know-How
Craftspersons and art producers. Rare pieces, unique traditional and contemporary objects, as well as exceptional know-how, come together in this dedicated area. Creation, handmade work and the precision of artisanal production are presented as an added value. Top Exhibitors:
Gilde Scarti E Mestieri
Hall 5A — Stand H31
Hall 5A — Stand H19
Françoise Delaire Créations
Hall 5A — Stand L47
Hall 5A & 6 COOK + DESIGN; Creativity Sits Down at the Table
The kitchen, a playing ground for all types of creativity. The world as welcoming as it is innovative, the art of dining, cooking and gastronomy at its best. Indulge without guilt! Top Exhibitors:
Rosenthal & Rosenthal Meets Versace
Hall 5A — Stand M2 / O1
Hall 5A — Stand Q64
Hall 5A — Stand N45
Hall 5A COMPLEMENTS; Essentials for your Home
Happiness and delight are easily found in this enchanting sector in which different objects bring a special essence to your home and interior. Top Exhibitors:
Hall 5A — Stand B92 / D91
Mars & More
Hall 5A — Stand D154 / E153
Hall 5A – FRAGRANCES; Tomorrow’s Scents
Encounter all kinds of scents at FRAGRANCES. Scented soaps and candles, bathing products and air fresheners. Top Exhibitors:
Hall 5A — Stand C12 / D11
Hall 5A — Stand C22 / D21
Hall 5A — Stand B24 / C23
Hall 5B – ACTUEL; Be in the here and now
A contemporary spirit sweeps through the ACTUEL sector and its range of furniture and decoration with a strong international dimension. Urban modernity, concepts with refined excellence—an essential stopover. Top Exhibitors:
Hall 5B — Stand K41
Hall 5B — Stand C15 / D16
Hall 5B — Stand L15 / M16
Hall 6 – FRESH; A Highly Colorful World
The little objects that give that extra ‘je ne sais quoi’ to our interiors. A multitude of qwerky and coloured items designed to conquer all your living spaces: kitchen area, living room, bathroom. Refreshing. Top Exhibitors:
Hall 6 – KIDS; The Childhood Kingdom
Childhood is a world in itself. A teeming, inspiring and ever-changing world: decoration, furniture, fabrics and object designers come together to showcase their creativity and imagination for the little design princes and princesses in our lives. Top Exhibitors:
Hall 6 — Stand O128 / P127
Chispum Wall Art
Hall 6 — Stand P97
Hall 6 — Stand P103
Hall 6 – FASHION; At the Forefront of Fashion
Fashion objects and design objects come together in this sector with a unique selection of handbags, jewellery, scarves and clothing. Do not miss this designtastic section. Top Exhibitors:
Hall 6 — Stand I2
Hall 6 — Stand I26
Hall 6 — Stand I72
Hall 6 – BELOVED; Love at First Sight
For the trendiest and most fun objects on offer. The perfect sector for creating your own personal beauty touch. Top Exhibitors:
Hall 6 — Stand O11
Hall 6 — Stand O8
Hall 6 — Stand P62
PRESS / PARTNERS
Come and meet, consult, talk and subscribe to the French and international press of the art of living at the crossroads of the best deco influences / fashion / culture.
Elle Decor- Home – Marie Claire Maison
Hall 7 — Stand VPN707
Hall 7 — Stand VPN703 / VPS703
> SECTOR: LUXURY & DESIGN
Hall 7 – SCÈNES D’INTÉRIEUR; The Stamp of Excellence
The upscale gathering for the most beautiful signatures in decoration, a space for expression by exceptional creators mixing craftsmanship, art and design. Creativity at its finest. Top Exhibitors:
Boca do Lobo
Hall 7 — Stand I2 / J1
Hall 7 — Stand I2 / J1
Hall 7 — Stand I24 / J23
Hall 7 – NOW! DESIGN À VIVRE; The Soul of Design
With ever-growing innovations, and experiments, discover new design concepts in the now! design à vivre section. Materials are transformed, subverted, combined, “eco-friendlied” to create beautiful objects as well as bold and functional furniture. Top Exhibitors:
Hall 7 — Stand A43
Hall 7 — Stand E48 / F47
Hall 8 – M&O PROJECTS; Interior Design Solutions
A space for cutting-edge expertise. A meeting place, with a platform dedicated to technical and decorative interior design solutions. The must-have for producing innovative and creative projects. Top Exhibitors:
Inspirations: Latest Creative Trends
Each season, the Maison & Objet Observatoire de la Maison decodes new consumption behaviors to define a theme explored in the Inspirations book and staged at the show. The inspiration in 2016 is the WILD theme. Contemporary creation convenes wild spirits. Forms and materials reconnect with elements to be in line with Mother Earth.The wild poetic gleans the elementary, the raw, the misshapen, the corroded, the burnt, the scarified.
Agenda: Conferences & Events
Friday 01.22 — 04:00 – 04:45pm // L’ESPACE CONFERENCES — Hall 7
Eugeni Quitllet reveals himself – M&O PARIS designer of the year, January 2016.
Saturday 01.23 — 04:00 – 04:45pm // L’ESPACE CONFERENCES — Hall 7
Sarah Lavoine, interior designer, Maison Sarah Lavoine, from space to objects.
Sunday 01.24 — 04:00 – 04:30pm // L’ESPACE RETAIL — Hall 6
Offer differentiation through personalization.
Monday 01.25 — 04:00 – 04:45pm // L’ESPACE CONFERENCES — Hall 7
Urban spaces are filling with plants and poetry, is this the start of the age of green architecture?
Tuesday 01.26 — 10:30 – 02:30pm // L’ESPACE RETAIL — Hall 6
Consulting workshop: 10 steps to success in opening your retail shop, or the checklist of essential legal steps for the retail and intellectual property.
Itineraries: Thematic selection of exhibitors
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Ateliers d’Art de France
Ateliers d’Art de France, chaired by Serge Nicole represents more than 6,000 craftsworkers, artists and craft companies. Our objectives are to enhance, represent, safeguard and support the
economic development of craft professionals.
This itinerary brings together a selection of exhibitors offering a range of products and designs to meet your needs. Stationery, textiles, ceramics, prints.
Because sustainability is not a trend but a pillar of the art of living, Maison & Objet is rolling out the famous Green Itinerary: with each session, its demanding selection of “eco-deco”
products and approaches are made by a jury of independent journalists. Local production, eco-design, recyclable materials, ethical and fair-trade approaches.
Awards: Established Designers And Rising Talents
Eugeni Quitllet is a Catalan designer who readily describes himself as a “Disoñador,” a contraction of the Spanish words for designer and dreamer. From object to space, Eugeni Quitllet is a design maestro with a unique vision for rethinking our surroundings with everevolving innovation. For all these reasons, Eugeni Quitllet is January 2016 Maison & Objet Paris Designer of the Year.
Färg & Blanche
The French-Swedish design studio Färg & Blanche was founded in 2010 by the designers Fredrik Färg and Emma Marga Blanche. They have received numerous awards, such as the FORM +1 Award 2014 for Best Product at the Stockholm Furniture Fair, Sköna Hem Best Product of the Year 2013, and Swedish ELLE Deco Young Talent 2009, among others.
A design graduate based in Denmark, Jonas Edvard is an independent designer developing new experience of design objects through a research and development of raw unprocessed materials. Jonas has received numerous prizes and grants and has been featured in several exhibitions, including the permanent collection of the Danish Design Museum and the Trapholt Museum.
Katriina’s work is an outstanding example of modern Finnish glass design, inspired by the captivating interplay of glass and light. She specializes in glass and ceramics, but her work is also characterized by explorations with wood, metal, leather and textiles, as well as combining different materials.
Kjartan Oskarsson is an Icelandic designer. Over the past 16 years, he has gained significant experience working on numerous interior, furniture and lighting design projects. Kjartan was Launch Pad Winner at Wanted Design NYC 2015.
Kneip is a craft, design and art studio founded by Jørgen Platou Willumsen and Stian Korntved Ruud. Nature and craftsmanship are important sources of inspiration. Both designers are interested in telling stories through their objects, which are all handmade and produced either as small series or unique pieces.
After graduating in 2014, Troels moved back to his native country, Denmark and started his own studio. Since the launch of his studio, his work has been exhibited at some of the most respected design fairs across Europe – Dutch Design Week, London Design Festival, May Design Series, Stockholm Design Week, etc. – and he has been featured in numerous influential design media across the world: Dazed, Icon, Dezeen, Milk Décoration, to name a few. In 2015, he received a residency at the Danish Art Workshops.
22 – 26 January 2016
Paris Nord Villepinte
Find out the Maison & Objet, scènes d’intérieur, now! design à vivre, CRAFT Métiers d’Art trade shows.
From Friday to Monday: 09:30 am to 07:00 pm.
Tuesday: 09:30am to 06:00pm.