OUT/ABOUT: MAISON&OBJET PARIS 2015
It is that time of year where we savour the delights of Maison&Objet Paris and bring you just a few of the many treasures, freshly handpicked by Arent&Pyke 2015 just for you!
One of our favourite Danish companies, Menu and their classic ‘Afternoon’ lounge chair in black and tan. With hints of the Thonet Corbusier, the ‘Afternoon’ has a restrained, contemporary twist.
Gam Fratesi‘s sublime ‘Karui’ (Japanese for ‘soft and light’) trays, for Swedish Skultuna. With soft leather interior bases and spun brass casings, they just as their name suggests.
Menu takes simple forms to create little pieces of magic like the ‘Bougeoir Optical’.
Czech brand, Brokis and their ‘Muffin’ lamp. It may not be new to the scene, but we love the new Nordic white washed finish.
Michael Anastassiades‘ minimalist shelf, ‘Étagère Square’ in marble and stainless steel, for French brand Coedition is an example of pure architectural engineering.
Ligne Roset comes up trumps with Brazilian designer René Barba’s ‘Lampes à poser’ paper lamp. Made from a blend of polyamide and polyester this tear-proof fabric creates a soft geometric diffused light.
The glossy ‘Container’, from German brand Pulpo by Sebastian Herkner, in rose and gold topped with royal blue lids are versatile in size and make perfect shelf highlights.
Jaime Hayon does it again with his ‘Titus’ vases for Italian brand Paola C. Roman. Suggestive of ancient day vessels, in rose petal pink, deep sage and blue grey, these vases are true beauties.
The ‘Oda’ Lamp also by Sebastian Herkner for Pulpo has a weightlessness, like a lantern about to take flight.
Superstar Patricia Urquiola’s ‘Luna’ Cabinet for French brand Coedition has personality plus. We feel like this may be the answer to todays apéritif bar.
In colour saturated transparents, Christophe Pillet’s ‘Ilia’ tables are divine little sidekicks.
The soft graphic patterns in ‘Marius’, handtufted in cotton, make for a refreshing look from French designer Ines de La Fressange.
Another Danish favourite Ferm Living, bring us ‘Collect’ vases. Quiet achievers, they are dusty matte tactile surfaces.
Too cool Studio Pool brings us the ‘Circle’ Chair by Remi Bouhaniche in many flavoursome colours.
Iittala’s ‘Ruutu’ vases, with their diamond shapes, overlap and layer creating glass sculptural optical delights.
Cinna also got some Remi Bouhaniche talent when he designed the ‘Toa’ for them. A giant pillow of comfort perched atop its steel legs, it is just waiting for a weary body to cuddle.
Danish brand &Tradition brings us ‘True Colours’, a contemplative collection of material dialogues.
Credits: AD Magazine