Maison et Objet 2018 is approaching at full speed as we are less than two months away from one of the biggest home decor, design and lifestyle trade shows in the world. From 19-23 January, design enthusiasts all around the globe will have the opportunity to make connections and interact with the greats of the industry as well as finding the latest trends and ideas on the market. Today, Wall Mirrors will display a series of reasons why one should attend the event, which after all is an amazing game of objects and influences.
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1. The Largest Trade Show Dedicated to Home Décor, Design and Lifestyle
The Parisian event brings the entire design community into one extraordinary environment replete with creativity and networking opportunities. It is the best place to discover the latest trends, designs, projects and ideas in the home decor, design, and lifestyle sectors.
2. M&O Has Cultivated Three Astonishing Universes – Maison, Objet & Influences
Always seeking to evolve, year after year, Maison et Objet is known for providing inspiring experiences and showing the best that brands have to offer. The show is divided into three main universes. MAISON is dedicated exclusively to interior decoration. OBJET is all about concept and retail. INFLUENCES includes the best of luxury, design and architecture.
3. Within each Universe, M&O Paris Provides a Wide Variety of Sectors to Guarantee That All Areas are Covered.
⇒ Universe MAISON
Eclectic – Hall 1
“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.”
Cosy – Hall 2
“With its broad range of decor and textiles, COSY transports us into a warm and friendly universe. A truly welcoming and comfortable cocoon.”
Elegant – Hall 3/4
“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.”
Complements – Hall 5A
“Happiness and delight are easily found in this enchanting sector in which different objects bring a special essence to your home and interior.”
Fragrances – Hall 5A
“Encounter all kinds of scents at FRAGRANCES. Scented soaps and candles, bathing products and air fresheners; the decorative and olfactory signature of our interiors.”
Actuel – Hall 5B
“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.”
⇒ Universe OBJET
Craft, Metiers d’Art – Hall 5A
“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.”
Cook & Share – Hall 5A/6
“Because our era is seeing a continual renewal in the art of cooking, entertaining and eating, the sector expands its offer to include the full cycle of the kitchen.”
Home & Fashion Accessories – Hall 6
“The home as an extension of its occupants’ style. This extremely colorful sector straddles the border between the home and fashion.”
Smart Gift – Hall 6
“Meet the evolutions in gift-giving today. It’s now important to precisely target each gift’s recipient with a clever, aesthetic, well-thought-out present.”
⇒ Universe INFLUENCES
Scènes D’Intèrieur Paris – Hall 8
“When the most beautiful names in décor come together for a high-end event featuring unique pieces and truly exceptional objects.”
Scènes D’Intèrieur Gallery – Hall 7
“At the crossroads of craftsmanship, art and design, this space is dedicated to creative expression.”
Now! Design à Vivre – Hall 7
“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.”
M&O | Projects – Hall 8
“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.”
4. Each Edition, M&O Selects a Different Yet Always Inspirational Theme.
In January 2018, it is NellyRodi’s turn to design the Inspirations Space and the Café-Bookstore around the SHOW-ROOM concept, a concept that emerged as a result of the investigative work carried out by NellyRodi’s team of consultants into a variety of societal, industry and marketing topics.
5. It Presents the Best Luxury Brands and Designers, and consequently, the most original products and trends.
Exhibiting brands are definitely one of the main attractions of the event as they display the most original products and ideas to the world. Antoniolupi, Boca do Lobo, Brabbu, Essential Home, Fendi Casa, Gervasoni, Jonathan Adler, Ligne Roset, Meridiani, Porada, Republic of Fritz Hansen are some of the best references you’ll be able to see at the prestigious trade show.
6. During the Event, we get to see a Showcase from the Designer of the Year
Each year, MAISON&OBJET PARIS selects two designs, one in January that is chosen based on a more product-design approach, and in September, which is picked for having a more close relation to the world of interior architecture or decor. The next designer of the year is going to be the extremely talented Danish designer, Cecilie Manz. At the event, she will be presenting the fruit of her latest research, so make sure not to miss it.
7. The Community Gets to See the Potential of Six Rising Talents.
For each edition, the community gets to see the potential of six fresh faces that are eager to showcase their best designs and projects. This time, M&O has gone over to Italy and chosen designers that represent Italian excellence: Federica Biasi, Antonio Facco, Marco Lavit Nicora, Kensaku Oshiro, Federico Peri and Guglielmo Poletti.
8. The Event Opens Up Crucial Conversations at L’Espace Conferences
Hosting around five to six lectures a day, L’Espace Conferences is a space where design enthusiasts discuss a wide variety of crucial topics regarding the industry, from hospitality to retail, from exceptional designers to advanced solutions for interior design and trend analyses.
9. M&O Offers A Unique Experience, All-Year Long, with the MOM Platform.
Regarded as the ultimate M&O experience throughout the year, the MOM platform has no time or geographical limits, you can enter and discover thousands of the latest products and have access to an incredibly rich database.
10. All in All, You Can Find What You’re Looking for at Maison et Objet!
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