The Maison & Objet 2018 Paris show signalled a return to traditional techniques, but with a contemporary feel

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Tuesday, 21 February 2017 15:10

Maison & Objet 2017: Rising Talents

The Parisian fair extended a friendly hand across the Channel last month with its focus on emerging British designers

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Wednesday, 25 January 2017 12:34

Highlights: Maison & Objet

January’s edition of the Parisian exhibition showed French designers in fine form, says Peter Smisek

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Friday, 15 November 2013 11:37

Interview: Makers with Agendas

Makers with Agendas is a new company formed by three designers who want to educate consumers through its designs, photography and research. Julien De Smedt, one of the co-founders, tells us more about his goals.

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Friday, 21 June 2013 17:49

Concrete by Matali Crasset

Matali Crasset's furniture, made from a new super-light type of concrete, aims to make us rethink the role of the material in the home.

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Friday, 19 April 2013 16:58

Branca-Lisboa by Marco Sousa Santos

Marco Sousa Santos has used traditional Portuguese craftsmanship and local timber to create a furniture collection inspired by his home city of Lisbon.

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Thursday, 11 August 2011 10:10

Maison & Objet 2011

Battling it out with Cologne for the attention of journalists and buyers, design fair Maison & Objet put on quite a show this year at the Parc des Expositions in Paris.

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Thursday, 08 July 2010 12:35

Profile: Inga Sempé

Tick tock, tick tock, tick tock. The incessant ticking of the wall clock fills the Paris apartment every time the conversation goes quiet, as if it’s reminding Inga Sempé that time is running out.

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Wednesday, 31 March 2010 13:55

Profile: Mathieu Lehanneur

Inflated lips, swollen tongue, huge hands, emaciated body. This grotesquely distorted figure is a strange vision of the perfect client, but this is who Mathiieu Lehanneur is designing for.

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Wednesday, 10 February 2010 10:22

Crudo tableware collection

Crudo is a new collection of tableware that tries to find an expression for raw food culture. We spotted it at Maison & Objet in Paris earlier this month.

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