Enter the game, this realm rich of signs, shapes, colours and tales and reset creation. The playful spirit feeds from the board gaming aesthetic but also from gambling or balance game. Draughtboards, pawns, card games, dices, dominos, tarots … There is always a good reason to have fun. The rule of the game ? Dramatize the settings, betting on a joyful and elegant maximalism, we pick the Beautiful Bizarre card. The luxury of this new decorative art sees red. Sensual materials and precious know how beat the house. The game plays with conventions, time periods, styles and types. Dadaïst collages and juxtapositions of heterogeneous elements reshuffle the cards of the unexpected. The die is cast. Your turn.
Step into the game, a world full of signs, shapes, colours and tales, to reinitiate the creative mind. Our playfulness is fed by
the aesthetics of board games, games of chance...
The Inspirations Forum’s Café-Bookstore, located in Hall 7, is designed as a space where visitors can relax and reflect on the theme chosen and presented by the MAISON&OBJET Observatory. It houses a bookstore (the Paris Museum of Decorative Arts bookstore), with a selection of books and magazines on the theme HOUSE OF GAMES....
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.
Get inspired, page by page.
Created by the MAISON&OBJET Observatoire and published in a limited edition of 1,000 copies, the «Inspirations» books are indispensible tools for all professionals working in fashion, decoration and the home.
It is an indispensable tool for professionals which complements and enriches the work
presented in the Inspirations space, to be discovered hall 7.
In 2002, MAISON&OBJET created an «Observatoire de la Maison» which catalogues new trends in consumption and emerging lifestyles ...
During their work meetings, the members of the Observatoire bring together their striking discoveries, their emotions and their intuitions about emerging lifestyles. This time of collegial brainstorming helps define a topic as the running theme of the season. Emotions, Desires, Secret, Luxuries, Use, Intensity … the themes refer to major, all-encompassing trends and not the whims of fashion.
The theme is developed in 3 modes: the Inspirations film, the Inspirations itinerary, the Inspirations book.
Deciphering the show's offer by highlighting the important trends.
Picking up the micro-signs that herald changing influences.
Defining the direction styles are moving in for the two annual sessions.
Breathing in the current atmosphere.
Exploring and gathering clues that forecast the future.
Detecting and analyzing new attitudes.
Spying on our latest quirks.
Dissecting our wants.
That’s the daily of the MAISON&OBJET Obervatoire members... A tool for understanding.
la forge Artistic Director
la forge Artistic Director
Communication Director. SAFI