Twice a year, in the winter and the fall, thousands of design lovers flock to Paris to attend Maison & Objet. This four-day long, semiannual trade show attracts architects, interior designers, bloggers, students, and design lovers alike to see the latest and greatest in design trends from around the world — and this year, M&O's January edition did not disappoint. And to make sure you don't miss a beat, we've curated a list highlighting some of the hottest brands in attendance who introduced furniture and decor, ranging from minimal Scandinavian-influenced chairs to bespoke Persian-inspired bookcases.
British heritage is the driving force that is carefully woven throughout every Tom Dixon design. These gorgeous accent pillows feature abstract watercolor prints inspired by "scenes of British urbanism."
Innovation developed over years of experience is the secret to this brand's success. These knitted, weatherproof pendant lights are visually dynamic and bring a warm textural glow to any space they illuminate.
Drawing inspiration from Scandinavian and Japanese design, this Australian brand uses natural materials such as rattan and timber to create cozy and inviting furniture to make you and your home feel good. This rattan chair was originally designed in the '60s and yet its timeless design remains just as relevant and beautiful today.
Guaranteed to be the center of attention at your next dinner party, these candles are a must-have. As this feline-shaped candle melts away, it reveals a metal skeleton. Talk about a conversation starter.
Harto carefully edits and selects talented designers who push themselves to consistently redesign the idea of practicality through furniture and decor. This collaboration enables the French brand to introduce consumers to thoughtful and creative options that will enrich their homes — resulting in beautifully functional pieces that colorfully blend into their everyday lives.
How much fun are these whimsical, knotty cushions? The team at Pandora Trade is design-oriented and strives to think outside the box. Mission accomplished, if you ask us.
Belgian designer Michael Verheyden's stripped down approach to design is a breath of fresh air. His innate ability to tell a story through uncommon objects shows an appreciation of natural materials and the simplicity of shapes. Nothing short of inspiring, Verheyden's decorative accents strike a soothing balance of calm and excitement.
Who knew that one night of laughing and sharing stories over a bottle of wine could result in something so beautiful? That was the moment that friends Emeric Cruchant Fleuriau and Gauthier Decarneresult hatched the idea to use the 'ass of the bottle' to create a chic line of artisanal glassware made from recycled glass bottles.
Run by three siblings, Nordal is a brand that's all about authenticity and personality. Pairing function with aesthetics is the name of their game, and we think that they're #winning. I mean who doesn't want a brass wall sconce with fringe?
As the name would suggest, this contemporary urban brand is based in London. The epitome of form meets function, MannMade London's inspired industrial-style furniture collection is simply stunning. And thanks to founder Sebastian Mann, there is an unmistakable architectural influence woven into each tailor-made design.