21st December 2021 | IN DESIGN EVENTS | BY SBID ShareTweetPinterestLinkedIn Maison&Objet makes a return in March 2022! Following a theme of Inspiration, expect to see a heap of new luxurious furnishing and product designs. For 25 years, Maison&Objet, organized by SAFI (a subsidiary of Ateliers d’Art de France and RX France), has been engaging with and bringing together the international design, home decor and lifestyle community. Its hallmark? Its unique ability to generate connections and accelerate business, both during tradeshows and via its digital platform, but also its unique talent to highlight trends that will make the heart of the home decor planet beat. Maison&Objet’s mission is to reveal talent, spark connections and provide inspiration, both on- and off-line, thereby helping businesses grow. FREE tickets available for SBID Members Email [email protected] to redeem yours! DUTCH DESIGN SIGNATURE Monochromic - UNIQUE&ECLECTIC New Luxury: From Uber Luxury to Lux Populis Such is the direction in which the brazenly buoyant luxury sector is heading, exploring new paths that draw on haute-couture artisan craftsmanship and high technology on the one hand, and pop culture and the values of inclusivity on the other. This new phenomenon has served as inspiration for the upcoming edition of Maison&Objet, underpinned by the desire to showcase the very best of design. “When people come to Paris, it is to tap into an expertise and this one-of-a-kind lifestyle, which can be found nowhere else,“ explains Philippe Brocart, the trade fair’s General Manager. Vincent Grégoire, trend hunter at international style and innovation consultancy NellyRodi , offers his own insight into this increasingly strong craving for luxury: “in uncertain times, people feel the need for something different, the need for emotions and experiences, the need to push fantasy to its limits.” Kok Maison - Orchid Edition KLEVERING HOME - ACCESSORIES At Maison&Objet Echoing these emerging trends, at the January fair the premium selection will be concentrated in hall 7’s appropriately named “Signature” section, bringing together the industry’s most creative brands and designers. This zone, which will complement the ever lauded uniqueness of the Craft, métiers d’art sector in hall 5A, is set to host a number of exceptional events: Maison&Objet invites The Invisible Collection, the first online destination of exceptional designs created by the stars and young talents of contemporary interior decoration. In the beautiful set created by Émilie Bonaventure, The Invisible Collection presents its vision of responsible luxury and superior craftsmanship by showcasing the furniture and objects that will be tomorrow’s iconic designs. Blending art and technology, the international art collective teamLab will be returning to Maison&Objet Paris to present “Resonating Microcosms of Life – Solidified Light Color”, a new 100% immersive installation that fuses nature with the digital world. For the very first time, on The French Furniture Export Group initiative (Ameublement Français), the best French furniture and living space brands will be grouped together to showcase the unique “French touch”. A brand-new “What’s New? Luxury” zone will feature he most exciting new premium furnishings and objects on display at this season’s fair, spotted by the young French creative agency and online media Goodmoods. To mark the sixtieth anniversary of its iconic 4L, Renault will unveil its latest addition, “la suite N°4”, designed by Mathieu Lehanneur, veritable visionary and Maison&Objet’s Designer of the Year in January 2010. “Maison&Objet In the City” : an itinerary throughout the best Parisian showrooms, showcasing haute décoration furniture by renown designers and exceptional know-how, in conjunction with the trade fair, from March 24th to 28th. At last, scenic, interior and product designers who embody Maison&Objet’s different stylistic worlds will be given free rein to dream up for lunch, coffee and relaxation zones, guaranteeing yet more memorable and inspirational moments at the event. Sifas Fundamental Berlin About Maison&Objet and more Through two yearly tradeshows reserved to professionals, Maison&Objet Paris – and Paris Design Week, a public event in September that gathers all the creative energies of designers and brands altogether in the City of Lights, Maison&Objet is the essential platform for companies and designers who want to thrive in the home decor industry. If you’d like to become SBID Accredited, click here to find out more.