Maison et Objet 2017 is right around the corner and it’s time to start making your plans and setting your agenda so that you can enjoy the trade show to its fullest. The event gives you the opportunity to learn more about the interior design trends putting together an amazing program. However, many may feel it’s a too short period of time to see such a wide range of products, brands, and personalities. To help you narrow down your options to the very best the trade fair offers, here’s a list of the conferences you can’t miss the next edition of Maison et Objet Paris.
Maison et Objet 2017, an intense 4 day program with conferences, inspirations and awards to be distributed.
12:00 – 12:45pm | L’ESPACE CONFÉRENCES — Hall 7
Shared Space: The New Ideal Workplace?
Catherine Geel, design historian and co-founder of t&p work unit | Christophe Pillet, designer and interior designer | Moderated by Dominique Cuvillier, journalist.
Shared spaces, which encourage mobility, dialogue, and change, are offering a new take on the conventional office space. It provides an opportunity for designers and architects to innovate and combine work and creativity in a single space.
04:00 – 04:45pm | L’ESPACE CONFÉRENCES — Hall 7
Pierre Charpin, A Design Open To Experiences
Pierre Charpin, Designer of the Year Maison et Objet January 2017.
A leading figure in French design, Pierre Charpin has imposed his signature style and his taste for experimental projects. His passion for exploring encompasses such fields as industrial-scale manufacturing and limited editions, glass and ceramics, furniture and objects. The precision of his drawings is the common thread throughout his body of work.
02:00 – 02:45pm | L’ESPACE CONFÉRENCES — Hall 7
Revisiting History In Architecture And Interior Design
Maxime d’Angeac, architect | Cédric Saint-André Perrin, editor, AD Studio | Pierre Yovanovitch, interior designer | Moderated by Dorane Vignando.
A number of architects and interior designers, whilst versed in the codes of modernism, are increasingly taking their cues from history and historical references. Maxime d’Angeac is currently building an 18th-century-inspired château, while Pierre Yovanovitch is renovating historical venues with his own contemporary style.
11:00 – 11:45am | L’ESPACE CONFÉRENCES — Hall 7
Rising Talents, The Emerging British Scene
Zuza Mengham, Sebastian Cox, Marcin Rusak, John Booth, Studio Swine, Giles Miller Studio | Special guest: Tom Dixon, designer | Moderated by Elodie Palasse-Leroux, journalist.
Six designers have been selected as representatives of the emerging British scene. Their six “mentors” are eminent figures in fashion, architecture, and design from the UK. Tom Dixon, our special guest for this talk, will engage with these Rising Talents.
01:00 – 01:45pm | L’ESPACE CONFÉRENCES — Hall 7
Designing For Wellbeing – The Hotel Case
Marie Carcassonne founder of agence Dynamo | Simon Rawlings, creative director, David Collins Studio | Dorothée Meilichzon, designer and founder of agence CHZON | Arnaud Ferrand, health & comfort project manager, ARP-Astrance | Moderated by Guy Dittrich.
Discover how interior design can make you feel better. Sleep better. Moving beyond the passive wellness or spa experience, today’s travelers are looking for a more holistic and active approach to the enhancement of their general wellbeing. From the way a hotel ‘works’ at the architectural level to the details of decluttering and intuitive design, the guest experience is impacted at every level. Colour choices, design for digital detox, organic materials, biophilic design, sustainability, lighting and oh, comfort all go towards influencing the wellbeing of guests.
Maison et Objet 2017. From 20 to 24 of January at the Parc des Expositions, Nord Villepinte, Paris.
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