Paris Design Week has finally arrived and with it a wide variety of events, installations and exhibitions that light up the beautiful city of Paris and bring design and innovation to a whole new level. Today, Paris Design Agenda will show 5 incredible exhibitions one should definitely pay a visit. Lebanese design is a theme one will be able to see not only at Maison et Objet but also in plenty of galleries throughout the city as you are about to see.
6 September – 6 October 2018; 54 Rue de la Verrerie, 75004 Paris
The esteemed Carpenters Workshop Gallery will introduce Supernova, a remarkable solo exhibit from dynamic Lebanese duo, David/Nicholas. Through a collection of tables, cabinets and rugs, David/Nicolas built upon their fascination with time and the universe to create a retro-futuristic ensemble that speaks to the beauty of regeneration. Below, you can see the making of the “070” dining table in Travertino Navona with silvered brass.
6 September – 31 October | Galerie Chastel-Maréchal, 5 rue Bonaparte, 75006 Paris;
Aline Chastel is about to open a show of 21 pieces based on Post-war Brazil’sfertilel hub of modernist design. Sergio Rodrigues and José Zanine Caldes are some of the designers that have created pieces for this exhibit. Besides being modern, the works are marked by “an undulating muscularity and occasionally rustic charm” as you can see, for example, by the tea cart depicted above which was designed by Jorge Zalszupin in 1947.”
14 September – 15 December; Galerie Diurne 50, Rue Jacob – 75006 Paris;
With Lad, Raphael Navot will present six of his newest creations at the prestigious Galerie Diurne in Paris. Navot will present one tapestry design and five handwoven rugs. The Parisian designer is a long-time collection of worldwide satellite images, from Australia to the Democratic Republic of Congo, and he has been able to masterfully incorporate them into his rug patterns using materials like linen, silk and wool.
7-11 September | Maison et Objet ZAC Paris Nord 2, 93420 Villepinte
One of the best exhibits you cannot miss during Maison et Objet is the Ha Porcelain collection by designer Sebastian Bergne and porcelain experts Tokyo Saikai. This minimalist ceramic collection is a combines colours and design in the most harmonious way.
6 September – 29 October | Gallery S. Bensimon; 111 Rue de Turenne, 75003 Paris
Gallery S. Bensimon celebrates Lebanese creativity by showcasing the contemporary Lebanese design landscape. This will be done in collaboration with Joy Mardini Design Gallery from Beirut. In their gallery, a series of exceptional works will be presented from artists such as Richard Yasmine, David/Nicolas, Hala Matta, Marc Baroud as well as this year’s Maison et Objet’s rising talents Carla Baz and Marc Dibeh, just to name a few.