All eyes of the design world were trained firmly on Paris during Maison&Objet (M&O), France’s largest design and lifestyle fair, held on 8-12 September in conjunction with the 7th edition of Paris Design Week.
The Parc des Expositions de Paris-Nord Villepinte was again the venue, where furniture makers, industrial/interior designers, architects, artisans, and professionals in the design and lifestyle industries converged to see and fall in love once again with new products, exhibitions, art installations, pop-ups, and the best in design from France, Europe, and beyond. (Please click on photo to enlarge and see slideshow).
This year, this massive biannual event (held every September and January) recognised the talent of interior architect and designer Tristan Auer, who was named Designer of the Year 2017 and exhibited his work at a stand he created to celebrate the French art de vivre.
One of the main aspects of M&O is that, despite the big names and high caliber of some of its exhibitors and design studios, it is also an excellent opportunity for emerging designers, small vendors and artisans looking to expand their business. M&O offers the perfect stage for this segment not only to showcase their work to a large pool of potential buyers from around the world, but also to make excellent connections that could potentially lead to interesting new business opportunities.
Furthermore, now you can live the M&O experience year round thanks to its brand new digital platform, MOM, which allows you to keep in touch with all exhibitors, participating designers, and find out about the latest products.
Maison&Objet has slowly become one of the main events in the international design calendar and is certainly a not-to-be-missed fair where to showcase the latest design trends, network with some of the most influential artists/designers, and meet with representatives from new markets and some of the most trend-setting design studios from around the world.