So, which are the conferences you shouldn’t miss at Maison et Objet 2017?
Maison et Objet Paris takes place every year and is one of the most important furniture trade shows! Besides checking out the stands of the various interior design brands, you should attend also some conferences! Here are few examples of the talks that you can find at Maison et Objet 2017!
If you are coming at Maison et Objet 2017, you cannot miss the talk about Tristan Auer, designer of the year award! The talk will be moderated by Marion Vignal, journalist and curator and will take place on the first day of the trade show from 4:00 to 4:45 pm!
Tristan Auer established his own company in 2002, ‘Izeu’. He has been involved in remarkable projects, having a particular understanding of the luxury world. Several examples of his exceptional work include: Les Bains and the Hotel de Crillon in Paris, designing private villas and apartments in Paris, New York, London, on the island of Mustique and in Oman and imagining showrooms and stands for prestigious brands, like Cartier.
Why is the Scandinavian interior style so attractive in the latest years? Is it maybe the elegance and quality of the materials, or the tradition? The moderation of using less may be actually more? What are the next tendencies for the Scandinavian design?
Discover the answers for all of these and find out about Space Copenhagen at ‘Northern Delight-the restrained comfort of Scandinavian Lifestyle Design’ conference on Friday, 2:00-2:45 pm.
Innovation: Hotel Design – an experiment in new ways of living?: Hotels are the perfect places where the designers can try new concepts and getting back feedback from the guests. Hotels offer the chance to try ‘playing’ with the space, materials and even functionality, and where guests are willing to pay for a premium differentiation. Find out which are the secrets and tricks of taking calculated risks from specialists in the field!
The talk will be held by Tina Norden, Project Director, Conran and Partners, Werner Aisslinger, designer and founder of Studio Aisslinger and others and will take place on Saturday, 12:00-12:45 pm.
One of the most important conference that you cannot miss at Maison et Objet 2017 is Rising Talents by ENSCI ‘Les Aterliers’, where 10 talented recent graduates of ENSCI-Les Ateliers in Industrial or Textile Design will be presented to the public and will have the chance to have their own stands. The moderator for this conference will be Gille Belley, designer and responsible for the ENSCI diploma phase. You can attend this on Sunday, 12:00-12:45 pm.
Reinvent Workplaces: Living in the ‘innovation era’ needs continuous change. The workspaces need to be reinvented, with a higher level of flexibility and new equipment. So, Lawrence Knights, Albert Angel and Philippe Pare will talk about what types of furniture should be designed and how the workspaces will look like in the future. Attend this talk on Monday from 2:00 to 2:45 pm!
The House of the Future in China or Elsewhere: On Tuesday morning (11:00-11:45 am), one of the talks is about how the Chinese market has such an impact on the global market, concerning the innovations and development. So, which are the opportunities and lessons that can be learned from this? Sébastien Badault will explain everything about. He has a really impressive background in sales and marketing, as he worked for prestigious companies as Amazon and Google.
So, don’t miss one of the most important design events of the year! If you want to find out more about the other talks, go on Maison et Objet 2017 website!