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Maison et Objet[1] is a major French trade fair for interior design. Held bi-annually in Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition Center [2], it has been described as "among the 3 most important European events for interior design ... a huge collection of innovation and talent all in one place."[3]

Maison et Objet in BeijingEdit

"M&O Design Pavilion at WF CENTRAL" was a collaboration between Maison et Objet and WF Central, a luxury retail mall in Wangfujing, Beijing. The exhibition lasted from 16th September to 18th November 2018. The special exhibition, which marks the initial entry of M&O to the China consumer market, followed the theme LOVE DESIGN and feature over 30 selected brands and six M&O Designers of the Year. [4]

Designer of the YearEdit

Every year the fair bestows a designer or multiple designers with its "Designer of the Year Award". The honorees as of present have been:

  • 2013 - Edward Barber & Jay Oosgerby, Odile Decq and Joseph Dirand
  • 2014 - Dimore Studio, Tom Dixon, and Phillip Nigro
  • 2015 - Dorothée Meilichzon and Nendo (Sato Oki)
  • 2016 - Ilse Crawford and Eugeni Quillet
  • 2017 - Tristan Auer, Pierre Charpin, and WOHA AND Rising Asian Talents
  • 2018 - Cecilie Manz[5]; Ramy Fischler
  • 2019 - Sebastian Herkner[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.maison-objet.com/
  2. ^ "Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition Center". Paris Digest. 2018. Retrieved 2018-11-09.
  3. ^ http://www.designboom.com/design/maison-et-objet-award-for-now-design-a-vivre-designboom-top-10/
  4. ^ https://www.maison-objet.com/content/Library_Pdf/521/file/original/5b97883a3e387Press_Release_MO_Paris_EN_FINAL.docx/
  5. ^ https://www.maison-objet.com/en/paris/program/awards
  6. ^ Sebastian Herkner DESIGNER OF THE YEAR AWARD JANUARY 2019.