Tag: Jaime Hayon
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 Maison&Objet design fair held in Paris, between 24th and 28th January 2014.
If you are familiar with the work of so-hot-right-now Spanish artist-designer Jaime Hayon, chances are you would have known this was one of his interiors at a first glance. Oh, and also from reading the title, but that would be cheating. Anyway, what I’m trying to say is that Mr Hayon’s signature playful style oozes out of every corner of this interior. Am I right? Well thanks… I know, I’m always right. Except when I’m wrong…
In a highly publicised and much talked about event, French crystal house Baccarat presented an exhibition which featured reinterpretations of classic chandeliers by eight internationally renowned designers – Philippe Starck, Michele De Lucchi, Eriko Horiki, Jaime Hayon, Yann Kersalé,Arik Levy, Alain Moatti & Henri Rivière.
Exhibition took place at Palazzo Morando (Via Sant’Andrea 6) in a series of cascading rooms with dream-like scenery and soundscapes. My personal favourites were the chandeliers by Eriko Horiki who combined Japanese Washi paper with crystal; Jamie Hayon’s sweet little Candy Light and Philippe Starck’s quirky and highly conceptual “Marie Coquine” chandelier which was housed within an umbrella hanging off a support tripod structure on castors and counterbalanced by a boxing bag (WHAT? I know, it’s sounds crazy, but trust me – it’s awesome)…