13 Designers To Know and See at Maison & Objet
The shops, brands, and designers that are leading the pack at the Paris design show.
Published Jan 19, 2017 5:00 AM
Denmark’s Gubi is “fueled by a passion to discover overlooked icons from the past and future icons in the making.” These Beetle chairs are specifically on our must-have list.
Hall 7 — Stands A67
All cc-tapis rugs are exclusively hand-knotted by expert artisans in Nepal, who uphold a sense of respect for the materials as well as the culture of ancient rug making. The experimentation of materials provides each rug with a sense of depth by enriching the design and instilling contemporary value to the ancient production techniques.
Hall 7 — Stand B8
CTO Lighting is a modern luxury lighting company founded and handcrafted in the UK, by skilled artisans. The brand symbolizes elegance and excellence in British design, and they always surprise us with their constant creativity.
Hall 7 — Stand H96
Nomess was founded in 2007 by Suzanne Potts, whose love of iconic Danish design and a desire for stylish simplification drove her to create understated yet playful designs. How chic and elevated is this simple matchbox?
Hall 7 — Stand A23
Belgian designer Michaël Verheyden’s refined objects are built with form and function in mind. The durable materials chosen – like marble, leather, bronze, and oak – all embody a natural feel and manage to age beautifully.
Hall 7 — Stand I27
Milan-based Write Sketch & is conceived by two art directors of a design firm, whose expertise lies within an eye for graphics and modernity with traditional Italian design.
Hall 6 — Stand M62
Broste Copenhagen prides itself in sharing the “Nordic way of life” with its audience. Drawing its essence from the balance between modern Nordic design and the freedom of bohemian spirit, Broste has established itself as one of the biggest names in Scandinavian design.
Hall 5A — Stand B128
Based in the Czech Republic, Brokis produces intricate glass designs with superior quality. Often combined with simple materials such as wood and hand-pressed metal, the pieces feature an intricate design coupled with an edge of functionality.
Hall 7 — Stand F33
Based, designed, and sold in Paris, Papier Tigre focuses their attention on creativity and materials, promising to scour the world for the next big idea.
Hall 6 — Stand J39
Paris-based potter Isabelle Poupinel takes porcelain and adds a heavy dose of playfulness and imagination. She’s mastered her own type of technique with a focus on imperfection and free rein.
Hall 5A – Stand K18
Defy gravity with Fferrone’s clever and minimalist designs. The Milan-based company balances the line between architecture and design, resulting in award-winning and eye-catching collections.
Hall 7 — Stand F171
Vitamin is a British design brand based in London’s East End. It has been devoted to producing products that are not only original but also functional and beautiful.
Hall 7 — Stands E206
French based Macon & Lesquoy is a must-stop for all your humorous jewels and heat-sealable badges needs. Established in 2009, Marie Macon and Anne-Laure Lesquoy excel in charm and luxury for your jean jacket-accessorizing needs.
Hall 6 — Stand J45