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Trends and inspirational spaces, talent on show, new products and work, exhibition spaces… So you don’t miss anything at MAISON&OBJET and Paris Design Week, join us from the 8th of September!
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Let us take you away from the uncomfortable zones of an unstable world, a place where you don’t feel safe. It is high time to take on board the new parameters of how to live ‘the good life’ at home. On the agenda: achieving physical calm and peace of mind. In response to our desire for rest and tranquillity, curves replace straight lines and shapes become more enveloping, becoming as protective as a snugly down jacket and as reassuring as a child’s favourite cuddly toy. Chairs that look just like funny cushions on legs are perfect for relaxing and ultra soft fabrics enhance the sensation of well-being. References to bubbles, balls, nests and clouds, not forgetting peas in a pod, have inspired the creative imagination of designers to create a new generation of connected-cocoon. Toned-down pastels and pale pink hues wash away tension in a new chic interior that highlights the refined décor. Both eco homes and passive houses dream of an Eden-like interior, but workspace architecture also endeavours to optimise serenity on a day-to-day basis and innovative new technologies serve the cause of well-being. Warm and convivial, the contemporary take on comfort is resolutely comforting: 100% feel good.

“Comfort Zone” Inspirations space

Scenography by François Bernard (Croisements)
Hall 7In response to our desire for rest and tranquillity, curves replace straight lines and shapes become more enveloping, becoming as protective as a snugly down jacket and as reassuring as a child’s favourite cuddly toy. Warm and convivial, the contemporary take on comfort is resolutely comforting: 100% feel good.

Café – Bookstore “Comfort Zone”

Scenography by François Bernard (Croisements)
Hall 7In partnership with the 107 Rivoli bookstore, take an excursion to browse through or purchase the Inspirations trend book as well as a selection of inspiring publications, in the atmosphere of a café to fit the “COMFORT ZONE” theme.

L’Espace Conférences “Comfort Zone”

From hospitality to retail, from exceptional designers to advanced solutions for interior design and trend analyses, L’ESPACE CONFERENCES will host 5 lectures a day.
Conferences program



In September 2017, MAISON&OBJET PARIS recognises the talent of interior architect and designer Tristan Auer. A certain idea of French style. After training with the greatest names in interior and product design (Christian Liaigre and Philippe Starck), Tristan Auer has developed his own style: bespoke creations, featuring a bold combination of classical references and avant-garde design. This approach lends coherence and originality to his creations, which favour user experience and wellbeing: the very point of art de vivre.
Today, his name is associated with elegance and French style all around the world. Named Designer of the Year for the September 2017 edition of MAISON&OBJET PARIS, Tristan Auer has imagined the scenography for a stand dedicated to his work in Hall 8. Conference: Friday Sept. 8, 4PM

Rising Talents – September 2017 – Hall 7

The École Nationale Supérieure de Création Industrielle (ENSCI-Les Ateliers), founded in 1982, trains future creative professionals, industrial and textile designers according to its own original and specific methods. Conference: Sunday Sept. 10, 12PM

  • Claire Lavabre
    This 30-year-old designer and photographer graduated from ENSCI-Les Ateliers in 2012 and has already made quite a name for herself.
  • Jean-Baptiste Fastrez
    Jean-Baptiste Fastrez was born in 1984. He lives and works in Paris.
  • Luce Couillet
    After initially training in product design at ESAD in Reims, Luce Couillet decided to focus on textile design at ENSCI in Paris, graduating in 2010.
  • Samy Rio
    There’s definitely money to be made in bamboo and if any proof were needed, look no further than the career of this young designer who studied cabinetmaking for four years …
  • Alexandre Echasseriau
    Alexandre Echasseriau, who was born in Toulouse in 1986, has quite an atypical educational background.
  • Julien Phedyaeff & Christopher Santerre
    Julien Phedyaeff has a passion for working with materials and a fondness for prototyping; Christopher Santerre is more interested in the periphery of industrial production.
  • Raphaël Pluvinage & Marion Pinaffo
    Independent designers Marion Pinaffo and Raphaël Pluvinage graduated from ENSCI in 2013 and 2015.
  • Lysandre Graebling
    Lysandre Graebling’s love affair with fabrics is all about bridging the gap between fashion and design.


What’s New? – Halls 3 & 6

A selection of new products by François Delclaux
If we have one piece of advice to give you it would be this: before visiting a sector, make a beeline for the relevant ‘WHAT’S NEW?’ space.

Best of MOM 2017

The community’s most popular selectionsBe inspired and discover the community’s favorite products (Best-ofs) from furniture to textiles in passing by table arts. In this area designed by Philippe Nigro, the MAISON&OBJET 2014 designer of the year, digital experts also show solutions for optimizing your product sourcing strategies. From Friday to Tuesday, September 8th to 12th, starting at 9:30AM in the Hall 6 Welcome Gallery.

And to celebrate its first birthday, MOM invites you to try your luck to win one of the “Best of” products:

Espace en tea X Teamlab X M&O – Hall 7

By teamLab. Flowers bloom in an infinite universe inside a teacup. Make tea and flowers bloom inside the teacup. Move the teacup or pick it up and all of the flower petals scatter and spread outside of the cup. As long as there is tea in the cup, flowers will continue to appear and bloom.

h3 – Woha, designer of the year Asia 2017 – Hall 7

Talent Awards Asia MAISON&OBJET is proud to welcome the well-known: the WOHA Architects, elected Designer of the Year ASIA 2017. Conference: Sunday Sept. 10, 4PM

Rising Asian Talents – Hall 7

Talent Awards Asia MAISON&OBJET is proud to welcome the rising stars of Asian design: the 5 winners of the Rising Talent Awards Asia 2017. Talent Awards Asia Awards Ceremony: Friday Sept. 8, 5PM

Prototype pavilion: future CRAFT 2018 – Hall 5A

Preview January 2018 will mark the arrival of a brand new CRAFT exhibition area to highlight a dynamic sector which bears witness to the plurality of the offer our fine craft extends to French and international buyers. Ateliers d’Art de France will be presenting a prototype pavilion during this September edition, devised and created by Philippe Boisselier and Elizabeth Leriche. Come and discover at the entrance to Hall 5A, stand J1.

Monocle pop-up exhibition & café – Hall 7

In collaboration with Nikari and USMGlobal-affairs magazine Monocle returns to MAISON&OBJET for its seventh edition with a handsome retail exhibition and coffee bar in hall 7. The brand will extend exclusive subscription offers to attendees, as well as coffee from Allpress prepared by The Monocle Café team.

Interior Studio by M&O – Hall 8

Inspirations MAISON&OBJET | PROJETS | presents a unique concept: every interior designer’s dream material library, illustrated by a collective of 15 prestigious textile and wall covering companies.

Light Trend 2017, Invisible – Hall 7

By Akari-Lisa Ishi & Mottoko Ishi. Whether it is perceptible or not, light lets us see. The Light Trend area reveals the latest in lighting technologies developed around the “Invisible” theme. 6 spaces explore in a different way with contrast moods the visible and invisible parts of light. A rich, informative exhibition for professionals, imagined by the unavoidable mother-daughter duet of Akari-Lisa Ishi & Mottoko Ishi.

Hôtel Bel’Chique – Hall 8

Exhibiting for the rst time at MAISON&OBJET, Hôtel Bel’Chique is a fresh new concept offering a comprehensive solution (furniture, wall coverings, lighting, ooring and outdoor furnishings) for hospitality projects. Ten renowned Belgian brands collaborate to design and furnish a Flemish style- inspired popup hotel from room to balcony: Casalis, Deknudt Mirrors, Durlet, Gardeco, Lalegno, Lithoss, Manutti, TAL, Umbrosa et Verilin.

Sunbrella Connexions Expositions – Hall 8

By Charles Pétillon Sunbrella, seduced by the work of photographer/artist Charles Pétillon, gave him the company’s newest fabrics to do an artistic installation. Known for his poetic accumulations of white balloons, the Frenchman offers a new look at the brand.


New MOM space – Hall 6 entrance gallery

A unique venue designed by Philippe Nigro, hall 6 entrance gallery.
The entire MOM team looks forward to meeting you at its new, specially-dedicated space designed by Philippe Nigro. Comfortable, inspired, connected…This is what MOM is all about! And to celebrate its first birthday, MOM is giving away one of its “Best of” products for 2017.


The space that optimizes interaction between specifiers. A working and networking space available to specifiers, hoteliers, special ARCHI.DESIGNER labeled exhibitors, journalists, etc. The best meeting place dedicated to business meetings and networking between professionals of the specifiers’ sector. DESIGNERS’ STUDIO is only for specifiers, hotel owners, exhibitors labelled specialARCHI.DESIGNER, press and institutionals.


Advice and innovation dedicated to retail outlets. Multi-channel sales, e-consumers with unpredictable behavior, emerging new technologies, a need to win client loyalty…. Retail outlets should stand apart to keep their customers and to face up the consumers’ evolution. How to make your retail space unique and inevitable ? What are the good practices to make the difference ? What are the keys to remain competivite? Lien vers le programme + page dédiée


A More than 3,000 exhibitors, more than 250,000 sqm of creativity, and still more innovations in every edition : whether you are a regular visitor or a newcomer, you’ll appreciate the My MAISON&OBJET space where you can tailor your visit to suit your particular interests. Visit My MAISON&OBJET to get the most out of your visit and make sure you don’t miss out on any of the essentials. Your customized trade show.

Material Librairy – Hall 8

By matériO. The matériO materials library is teleporting its Paris showroom to hall 8! Come meet its experts for live consultations and benefit from overview lectures on the latest releases in the world of materials and technologies.

Coworking space by Rencontre Un Archi – Hall 5B

Area of work, exchange and creativity. Visitors to Hall 5B can now take advantage of a bright, cosy and convivial co-working space. It’s the ideal place to get together with colleagues or future clients, to discuss, to work on a project or to share knowledge and information…

Paris Design Week

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The sixth annual PARIS DESIGN WEEK, scheduled to overlap with MAISON&OBJET PARIS, will take place from Friday 8 to Saturday 16 September 2017.

For eight days, the event invites French and international professionals and the general public to discover the best showcases of design in Paris, while the leading talents in the discipline gather in the Now! Le Off exhibition (9-13 Sept. 2017 – Les Docks, Cité de la Mode et du Design).
Paris Design Week is an itinerary uniting 250 participants that all proudly promote first-rate design in Paris. At a time when new collections are popping up in stores and the new concepts for the autumn season are being launched, the event brings together the talents and forces of retailers, galleries, showrooms, hotels and restaurants for eight days to share their experience in design and creation with the public.

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Late-night openings, debates and installations bring the city to life, echoing the new releases for autumn and kicking off the pre-holiday sales period. This latest edition intends to forge even stronger and broader ties between those involved in Parisian design, but also to strengthen the event’s technical dimension with the creation of the Projets special itinerary. Established to mirror the development of the MAISON&OBJET PROJETS show, this new themed itinerary invites specifiers and private individuals with development projects to enter the participants’ showrooms to meet interior design professionals – a unique early-autumn opportunity to start planning home improvement and décor projects.

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