Well-designed, aesthetically pleasing items: the new art of giving
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The way we relate to gift giving has changed: the art of giving today is all about getting it right with presents that are both alluring and well-designed. From the sensuality of paper to innovative new technologies, not forgetting unique and bespoke gifts that bring a touch of magic to everyday life, Smart Gift is more than ever the place to find truly inspirational presents.
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Today’s 25-35-year olds are the original video game generation who have never put their toys away. And that “Play” mindset has now rippled right across society as a whole, touching all ages and all occasions. So, what are we all playing at?
To mark MAISON&OBJET’s 25th birthday, Ramy Fischler used a trailblazing design fiction tool to fast-forward us all into a future transformed by social and technological change.
It was whilst sitting at their desks, aged 17, at the Lycée Sainte-Marie in Lyons that Quentin, Charles and Xavier first struck up what was to become a life-long friendship.