COOL HUNTING /
MAISON ET OBJET

Maison et objet

DESIGN
Tom Dixon, Maison & Objet's Designer of the Year
by Caroline Kinneberg Tom Dixon might have received an OBE from Her Majesty in 2001, but that hasn't made him blasé about winning other awards. Cool Hunting sat down with him last week at the latest edition of Maison & Objet, Paris' colossal biannual...
DESIGN
Maison & Objet 2014: Turkish Designers
With every edition of the Parisian interior design show at Maison & Objet, a group of talented up-and-comers is celebrated as potentially famous signatures under the label "talents à la carte." This January 2014 edition saw the jury putting the spotlight...
DESIGN
Maison & Objet 2014: Glass
When considering the work of glass, two places in the world are famous for the refinement of the tradition: the Czech Republic's Bohemia region and Venice, Italy. While tradition is often a source of inspiration, we are in an era in which tradition...
TECH
Maison & Objet Autumn 2013: Sound Innovations
As Odile Decq told us in our recent interview, the most important and interesting changes in home decor are related to technological advances, specifically as we become more comfortable with bringing technology into our living spaces. Our tour of tech...
DESIGN
Maison & Objet Autumn 2013: Asian Designers
The continuous blossoming of Asian designers is both evident and spectacular, especially concerning their contributions to innovation. It's no surprise that Singapore will host the inaugural Maison & Objet Asia in March 2014, as this year's Parisian...
DESIGN
Traveler Zita at Maison & Objet 2013
by Dora Haller With special focus on kitchen utilities, this autumn's Maison & Objet—the Parisian design trade show which ran from 6-10 September—offered simple innovations alongside more decadent wares. CH enthusiastically trawled through the vast...
DESIGN
Interiors at Maison et Objet 2013
After reflecting on 2013 Maison et Objet's more unconventional seating offerings, our coverage continues with a expansive eye on interiors as seen through the theme of light. Ranging from adjustable side tables and corner shelving to recycleable...
DESIGN
Yes Future!
The thematic exhibition "Yes Future!" at this season's Maison et Objet show in Paris unveiled visionary novelties, and while browsing the show, it was obvious that environmental concern is currently one of the major motors of design. These five examples...
DESIGN
Maison et Objet Fall 2012: Disappearing Acts
Pushing this year's theme of "essential" to its most abstract limits, an exhibition at Maison et Objet plays with the idea of disappearance. Below, see the highlights we spotted—magical designs that seem to almost erase or reduce items until...
DESIGN
Maison et Objet Fall 2012: Warmth
Designers at this year's Maison et Objet seemed unfazed by global climate change, coming equipped with fresh designs that reflect notions of warmth for interiors. From sculpted wood to tabletop fireplaces, here are a few of the notable pieces conjuring...
DESIGN
Maison et Objet Fall 2012: For the Home
Among the myriad of brands vying for attendees' attention at the Maison et Objet 2012 were a handful of particularly innovative products—a high-tech foosball table not least among them—that caught our attention. In our multi-part look...
DESIGN
Crystal Forms
The artistic work of Japanese designer Tokujin Yoshioka and Japanese brand Blanc Bijou were on show at Maison et Objet, illustrating two aspects of the innovative potential of crystal. Elected designer of the year at the show, Yoshioka's experience...
DESIGN
R3iLab
The concept is simple—connect expertise with creativity by bringing together manufacturers with designers. Founded by a group of textile industrialists looking to foster innovation, French network R3ilab helps bring new products to the market...
DESIGN
Ligne Roset 2012 Collection
We got to preview the rich new collection from Ligne Roset at Maison et Objet, which reflected a range of larger trends seen throughout the show. Here, we highlight Ligne Roset's take on some of the most intriguing concepts coming up in design...
DESIGN
Maison & Objet Fall 2011, Part Three
Parts one and two of our Maison & Objet coverage looked to the fully materialized innovations in furniture and sustainable design, but one of most inspiring sections of the expo is the area dedicated to arts and craft. In this sector creativity reigns...
DESIGN
Maison & Objet Fall 2011, Part Two
Following up to part one of our 2011 Maison & Objet coverage, which focused on the transitional modes of design that cater to indoor and outdoor use, part two aims to showcase the recent innovations in sustainable design. Seen in the general recycling...
DESIGN
Maison & Objet Fall 2011, Part One
At the biannual housewares tradeshow Maison & Objet we found many of the winds of innovation blowing from the outdoor arena this year. The contemporary, nomad-like movement reverses the use of indoor and outdoor spaces. When indoor moves outdoor, along...
Load More...