MAISON&OBJET has become a multicultural meeting point for design professionals to exchange ideas and discuss projects by welcoming exhibitors and visitors from around the world and has recently successfully been exported to Asia and the Americas. Its success lies in its ability to bring together excellence, innovation and creativity.
The MAISON&OBJET experience includes the nomination of 4 designers of the year, 6 rising talents per edition as well as a dedicated interior design & lifestyle summit held in Paris, Singapore and Miami Beach.
MAISON&OBJET PARIS now offers new organization applied to the last show, a strengthened appeal to high-end specifier markets. Breaking tradition with the standard presentation by sector, this new organization paves the way for new discoveries and brings renewed energy. It was created to monitor the evolution of the decoration markets, but also to ensure better distribution between retail and contract, organized into three new hubs: Maison, Objet and Luxury, Design and Interior Decoration.
Inspirations: a unique insight into the latest trends!
Every season, the MAISON&OBJET Observatoire analyses current trends and new behaviours to define a theme that is developed during the trade fair. For this edition, the MAISON&OBJET Observatoire takes you off on an adventure with the WILD theme.
DESIGNER OF THE YEAR, MAISON&OBJET PARIS JANUARY 2016
Every year, MAISON&OBJET spotlights the most outstanding names on the international design and decor scene today. In January 2016, Catalan designer Eugeni Quitllet will receive the Designer of the Year award and will have the opportunity to showcase his work in a space entirely dedicated to him.
Eugeni Quitllet is a Catalan designer, who graduated from La Llotja Art School in Barcelona.
Now based in Barcelona, Eugeni Quittlet has quickly become a pioneer to watch to understand our ever-changing paradoxical age. Eugeni creates bestselling objects ranging from drawings and sculptures, mastering fullness and voids to reveal elegant silhouettes hidden in the material.
His creative vocabulary surpasses the simple relationship between function and style, introducing new objects to the contemporary design scene. In 2011, Eugeni Quitllet designed the VK-1 headphones for French brand Aëdle, which has become a reference in the market of music accessories. From object to space, Eugeni Quitllet is a design maestro with a unique vision for rethinking our surroundings with ever-evolving innovation.