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.
Dior Runway 2014 for SS collection was a striking tropical wonderland housed in a temporary structure in Jardin du Musée Rodin in Paris.
This apartment speaks volumes of the creative pulse that lives in it. We’re talking about Jean Christophe Aumas, founder of Voici-Voila and creative director to the world’s elite fashion houses. Occupying a 300 year old ex-convent with original parquetry intact, Aumas furnishes his home with beating, energetic soul…
‘Inside Chanel’ tells the story of Coco Chanel, the woman behind the legend, and how she launched a new century of fashion and became the Queen of Paris.
Rotterdam-based Studio Wieki Somers recently exhibited a body of work at Galerie Kreo in Paris. Titled Mitate, an exhibition presented a family of seven large-scale floor lamps that take clues from Japanese culture. Studio Wieki Somers took several trips to Japan in 2011 and 2012, during which they conducted research on local craft knowledge and materials that influenced the design of the lamps. The collection is inspired by Japanese easthetic, including sixteenth-century Samurai flags and the fabric worn by geishas to protect their skin from the harshness of the sun…
With September edition of MAISON&OBJET is behind us, and so many delicious submissions in my inbox, I couldn’t help but bring you a little roundup of some of the highlights from this major French trade fair held biannually in Paris…