Each year the Maison&Objet fair, organized in Paris, becomes more spectacular! It is an important date for anyone interesting in interior design and art. This event stopped being an industry meeting fair a long time ago, and became a social event, taking place along with the Fashion Week.
This year it claims to be ‘Closer than ever before’, a slogan of 2017 edition. It will allow you to stay on top of what the industry of interior design, retail, textiles and luxurious architecture has to offer. Whether you are interested in practical solution, newest trends or classical option, you will find it here!
This year it will be organized into clear spaces:
Maison – interior decorations organized into different subjects: ‘Eclectic’ section that is sure to surprise you, ‘Cosy Corner’ to see everything snuggly (or hykke, latest coziest trend from Denmark), ‘Elegant’, ‘Actuel’ – modern ideas, ’Complements’ to accessorize your house, and finally ‘Fragrances’, where you can find the perfect smell for your space!
Objet – concept store divided into ‘Craft’ section, ‘Cook+Design’ – because your kitchen can be trendy too, ‘Easy Living’ full of colors, ‘Kids division’, ‘Fashion’ for the truly latest trends and ‘Beloved’ section that offers objects you will love at the first sight!
Influences – with unique itinerary taking you through an upscale exposition and new bold and eco concepts.
This international event is an excellent place to broaden your network, exchange ideas and trends, start a new partnership or simply get inspired! There are also educational seminars organized, special installations and an award honoring the Designer of the Year and Rising Talent of 2017. If you want to know what is happening in the international designing and architecture, there is no other place to be!
When: from January 20th 2017 to January 24th 2017, from Friday to Monday 9.30 am – 7.00 pm, Tuesday 9.30 am – 6.00 pm.
Where: Exposition Park Paris Nord Villepinte, ZAC Paris Nord 2, 93420 Villepinte
How: RER B to Parc des Expositions station / free shuttles from Porte Maillot to the exposition center every 15 minutes, 8.00 am to 5.30 pm from Paris Porte Maillot (4.30 pm on the last day), 9.00 am to 8.30 pm from Paris Nord Villepinte (7.30 pm on the last day)
How much: The access badge can be obtained online for 60€ until January 19th 2017, and online or at the show entrance for 70€ from January 20th 2017.
With so many going on, it might be hard to keep track. In order to help you get the most of it, the show organizers prepared a mobile application, so don’t forget to download it in advance.
PARIS DECO OFF
At the same time there is an accompanying event going on in our neighborhood! Paris Déco Off is organized this year for the 8th time, and it is gaining more and more popularity, both in the interior designing industry and among Parisians! Many prestigious brands are organizing showrooms in Saint-Germain des Prés: for 5 days rue Jacob, rue Bonaparte, rue de Seine and Place Furstenberg will be transformed into a decoration heaven! There is also Evening Event previewed for Saturday on both banks of the Seine, a special exhibition at the Eugène Delacroix Museum, the know-how cube… And all of that in one of the most chic areas if Paris!
Where: Rue Jacob, Rue de Seine, Rue Bonaparte in the 6th arrondissement. Detailed plans: here.
When: January 19th 2017 – January 23rd 2017.
How: Odéon station by metro line 4 and 10 / Saint-Germain des Prés station on the line 4.