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The Paris Design Week & Maison et Objet 2018Monday 6 August 2018
The Paris Design Week & Maison et Objet 2018 – Are you planning on visit Paris in September of this year? If you are, then you probably going to catch the Paris Design Week, then you need to follow this design guide that we prepare for you. The biggest event of this Design Week is the Maison et Objet to the Smal, so follow this Guide to learn what not to miss at this event!
The eighth annual Paris Design Week will take place from Thursday 6 to Saturday 15 September 2018. For ten days, the event invites French and international professionals and the general public to discover the best showcases of design in Paris, while the leading talents in the discipline gather in the LE OFFexhibition. This event is an itinerary uniting 250 participants that all proudly promote first-rate design in Paris. At a time when new collections are popping up in stores and the new concepts for the autumn season are being launched, the event brings together the talents and forces of retailers, galleries, showrooms, hotels, and restaurants for eight days to share their experience in design and creation with the public.
One of the Top Events taking place during the Paris Design Week is the event Maison et Objet. That’s right, the ultimate lifestyle and design event comes back to Paris with a new challenge, one that seeks to completely overhaul its structure, more specifically its sectors: Maison and Objet. These two sectors will be presented from 7-11 September with a brand-new perspective, improving the journey and experience of visitors and professionals alike during the event.
The most extraordinary thing about Maison et Objet Paris is that it is constantly reinventing itself, year after year! I)n every edition, whether it is in January or September, it brings new ideas and inspirations throughout and offer it’s guests a whole new experience! Due to the diversity in the world of interior design, a lot of challenge for specifies take form, and so in order to become easier to scout new ideas and inspirations, Maison et Objet has altered its Maison sector, which will now be divided into four new realms to be explored: Unique & Eclectic, Today, Forever, and Craft. Through this four sectors, Maison et Objet will offer styles and trends just as diverse as ever before, with the assistance of the most exclusive luxury brands within these sectors.
On the other hand, the beauty of this design and lifestyle event is that it is highly appreciated by respected buyers both French and international. These are always searching for the latest product novelties, so the presence of the Objet hub by typology is more crucial than ever. For this edition, M&O has simplified the process into seven categories: Cook & Share, Smart Gift, Fashion Accessories, Kids & Family, Home Accessories, Home Fragrance, and Home Linen! With this new format that is way more elegant and simple, Maison et Objet wants to retain the title of one of the world’s most beloved tradeshow and the perfect stage for industry professionals and design enthusiasts to discover new trends and expressions in a multitude of sectors. This edition’s Designer of the Year will be Belgium’s Ray Fischler, and the Rising Talent Section will be dedicated to Rising Talents for Lebanon!
This edition will also feature several luxury exhibitors and we have to highlight the presence of notorious brands like Covet House and PullCast (CH Hall 7 – Stand B52 – C51). The Covet House stand will englobe every brand from The Covet Group so you can expect to find at this stand all the major furniture pieces form this design group. The famous luxury brand Brabbu (BB Hall 6 – Stand H38 – I37) will also be present at Maison & Objet! You can expect to find some of the best design pieces inspired by nature with the quality Brabbu has presented in the past!
Lastly, we have to highlight the presence of DelightFull/ Essential Home (DL Hall 6 | Stand N112 – O111), the sister brands that have been dominating the Lighting and Mid-Century Modern sectors. Find more at Maison et Objet 2018! All in all, more than 3000 Exhibitors will be featured at this event! Imperial Line (BB Hall 6 – Stand H35 – I31), Miacara (BB Hall 6 – Stand H115), EnoStudio (BB Hall 6 – Stand H16), NOR11 (BB Hall 6 – Stand J89) and Frama (BB Hall 6 – Stand H38) will also be joining the luxury brands mentioned above in this amazing event!
Included in the Maison et Objet Program, the Paris Design Week will also promote a series of Masterclasses at The Talks Event that will be led by Chantal Hamaide. This event will open up the floor to the industry’s most influential figures, those who practice design and are committed to its advancement. This event will take place at Ground Control, that will also feature the Award Cereminy of the Rado Star Prize. Organised for the sixth consecutive year, the Rado Star Prize offers a stage for the new generation of design professionals. This year, the theme of the contest is “Design Inspired by Nature”: a chance to research materials and textures, explore concepts like resilience, transmission, durability, raise awareness of new consumption behaviors, and end foreseen obsolescence. The winner will be awarded during the Design Week.
So this is it. The top events to watch at Paris Design Week. If you follow this guide, we bet you will fully enjoy the best that the Paris Design Week 2018 has to offer! So are you going to Paris in September? Follow us on Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram.
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