• Maison&Objet 2014: Best In Show // Furniture, Lighting & Accessories.


    Posted on 6th February, by Dana Tomić Hughes in events + exhibitions, product design. 3 Comments

    Maison et Objet 2014: Best In Show // Furniture, Lighting & Accessories, curated by Yellowtrace.

     

    It’s a busy start on the design circuit with fairs & events raging left, right and centre. First there was IMM Cologne, Maison et Objet is literally just behind us, while Stockholm Furniture Fair is happening as we speak. But how to keep up with it all? Never fear, Yellowtrace is here!

    So let’s not beat around the bush – this post is dedicated to the best new gear unveiled at the Maison&Objet design fair held in Paris between 24th & 28th January 2014. Sit back, relax and enjoy our hand picked selection of the very best in furniture, lighting and accessories from design powerhouses to emerging talent, and everything else in between. You’re welcome!

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    Afteroom Chair by Afteroom for MENU | Yellowtrace

    Afteroom Chair by Afteroom for MENU | Yellowtrace

    Afteroom Chair by Afteroom for MENU // Phwoar! A homage to Bauhaus and functionalism, this chair deconstructed to take away any unnecessary structure, reduce the amount of material to the minimum and the aesthetic appearance to the maximum.


    ISO A & B tables by POOL in collaboration with Petite Friture | Yellowtrace

    ISO A & B tables by POOL in collaboration with Petite Friture // “From Plan to volume, from planar volume, ISO plays with perspectives and define its floor space by a game of trompe l’oeil. Shadows become volumes and volumes become planes.”


    Bosa by Jaime Hayon | Yellowtrace

    Jaime Hayon for Bosa Ceramiche // Hayon has collaborated with Bosa Ceramiche for over a decade. Various collections have been designed throughout the years. The latest additions to the collection are the T-Tables, Limited Edition Hopebird and ceramic masks (not shown).


    Voltaire by Gio Tirotto and Stefano Rigolli | Yellowtrace

    Voltaire by Gio Tirotto and Stefano Rigolli | Yellowtrace

    Voltaire table lamp by Gio Tirotto and Stefano Rigolli for .exnovo // “Table lamp or freestanding lamp, in five variations of design and size, Voltaire is capable of illuminating both writing and reading, softening its intensity and temperature so as to create a warm light full of atmosphere.”


    Olympic Wooden Coat Rack by Eno Studio | Yellowtrace

    Olympic by by Valérie Windeck for Eno Studio // This wall-mounted wooden coat rack is sheer genius!


    Imo Folding Stool by Pinch Design | Yellowtrace

    Imo Folding Stool by Pinch Design // The stool folds down through its centre, allowing it to be wall mounted using the supplied walnut peg. Available in black American walnut base and oak top. Walnut peg.


    Club Sandwhich by Cyril de Moulins for POLIT | Yellowtrace

    Club Sandwhich by Cyril de Moulins for POLIT // Brand new French furniture company POLIT launced with a bang. This is their customisable sideboard available in various sizes, and bungee cords in multiple colours that be be ordered separately. Cooltown!


    Tom Dixon Accessories at Maison et Objet 2014 | Yellowtrace

    Tom Dixon‘s New Accessory Range // British designer Tom Dixon launched a collection of brass accessories based on cogs.


    AFILLIA 3D Printed Light by Zambelli | Yellowtrace

    AFILLIA 3D Printed Light by Alessandro Zambelli for .exnovo // “Afillia” is a name borrowed from botany. In plant terms, it means leafless, though not lifeless. The Afillia range consists of three table lamps and three pendant lights. The base or socket ring is in Swiss pine, hand-crafted according to the region’s ancient traditions. The wood fitting locks on to a light diffuser in polyamide (also known as nylon fibre), sintered by professional 3D printing.


    Stud side table by Bethan Gray | Yellowtrace

    Stud Side Table by Bethan Gray // The designer has taken inspiration from the stud work found on Asian and Arabic doors to develop a new aesthetic called Stud. The studding was traditionally used to join two materials together, such as leather or wood, and was later used as a decorative embellishment of it’s own. The bases are precision machined brass, hand brushed and finished by our craftsmen, wrapped in beautiful Spinneybeck leather, with elegant stitch detail.


    Herringbone Dining Table by Bethan Gray & Lapicida | Yellowtrace

    Alice Collection, Chopping Board by Bethan Gray & Lapicida | Yellowtrace

    Herringbone Dining Table & Alice Tableware by Bethan Gray in collaboration with Lapicida // Made from carrara and maquina marble top cut into a herringbone pattern with a solid brass base, the table features a distinctive zig-zag pattern running along the length of the table top. Bethan took inspiration from the spectacular black and white stone configurations found in historical buildings across Europe. Even though this table wasn’t released this year, we simply had to include it because it’s so freaking lush!


    Tip of the Tongue Light by Michael Anastassiades | Yellowtrace

    Tip of the Tongue Light by Michael Anastassiades | Yellowtrace

    Tip of the Tongue Light by Michael Anastassiades // Lighting series by minimalist master, consisting of a ball-shaped mouth-blown milk glass lamp and polished brass base. Exquisite!


    Charlotte Perriand wooden prototype re-edition by Cassina | Yellowtrace

    Charlotte Perriand prototype re-edition by Cassina // Together with Louis Vuitton, Cassina paid homage to the pioneering French architect and designer Charlotte Perriand. The company presented an exhibition titled “Charlotte Perriand une icône de la modernité” which featured a worldwide preview of new re-editions prototypes.


    Paradiset Collection re-introduced by Gubi at Maison et Objet 2014 | Yellowtrace

    Paradiset Collection re-introduced by Gubi at Maison et Objet 2014 | Yellowtrace

    Paradiset Collection re-introduced by Gubi // Following the successful launch of Greta M. Grossman iconic designs at last years Salone del Mobile, Gubi have acquired the rights to yet another amazing Swedish female modernist designer. The Paradiset Collection was designed by Kerstin Hörlin-Holmquist in 1956. This timeless and iconic collection was created during Holmquist’s employment with NK – Nordiska Kompaniet.


    &Tradition Copenhagen Pendant | Yellowtrace

    Copenhagen Pendant by  Space Copenhagen for &Tradition // To be perfectly frank, I cannot decide if I’m more drawn to the lamp or this spectacular image. Actually, I think the image wins this time.


    Heigh Ho by Piero Lissoni for Glas Italia | Yellowtrace

    Heigh Ho by Piero Lissoni for Glas Italia | Yellowtrace

    Heigh-ho wall-mounted display case by Piero Lissoni for Glasitalia.


    Third Furniture Collection by Colonel at Maison et Objet 2014 | Yellowtrace

    Caracas Chair by Colonel | Yellowtrace

    New Furniture Collection by Colonel // Designers Isabelle Gilles & Yann Poncelet of Colonel have released their third furniture collection featuring items based on camping equipment. Think “light wood, patterns and fresh colours reminding travel and holidays throughout the year”.


    Nordic Spruce Box by Labt at Maison et Objet 2014 | Yellowtrace

    Nordic Spruce Box by Labt // Labt is a Belgian design collective creates small edition pieces of furniture and accessories. The various designers collaborate on the different projects they produce, all without deadlines hanging over their heads. Once they put a product out and it’s on the market, they move on and begin a new collaboration.


    Tal Trunk Cabinet by Neri & Hu | Yellowtrace

    Trunk tall cabinet by Neri & Hu for De La Espada.


    Lattice Pendant by Neri & Hu | Yellowtrace

    Lattice pendant by Neri & Hu for De La Espada.


    Reversed Volumes by MischerTraxler | Yellowtrace

    Reversed Volumes by Mischer’Traxler for PCM // Made of food-safe, waterproof resin, these vessels by Mischer’Traxler bear the impressions of the fruits and vegetables they can be used to serve. The bowls’ colours are mixed by hand, to allow for slight variation between sets, and then formed with the detailed negative shapes of cauliflowers, eggplants and other edibles.


    Can’t get enough? See all the products and additional photos in the gallery below. I’ll give you a couple of hints – you can use your keyboard to navigate, and hover over images to see their description (if this doesn’t happen by default). Enjoy!

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  • 3 Responses to “Maison&Objet 2014: Best In Show // Furniture, Lighting & Accessories.”

    1. LP says:

      This is my idea of Heaven!

    2. 2moiselles says:

      Very nice choice of items. Good luck for all of yours fairs :-)

    3. […] Enjoying Australian blog Yellowtrace’s Best in Show coverage of Maison Objet, especially the new lighting from Michael […]



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