Design Highlights from Maison & Objet January 2019 Edition

Designer of the year Sebastian Herkner designed the 118 chair for Thonet and the soap tiles for Kaufmann Keramik. Photography by AETHION.

Maison & Objet Rising Talent Awards winner Ximi Li’s Urbancraft furniture. Photography by AETHION.

Modern China living by Maison & Objet Rising Talent Awards winner Frank Chou. Photography by AETHION.

Highly saturated color was featured in the Luxury Graphic theme at the What's New installation curated by Elizabeth Leriche. Photography by AETHION.

Spanish brand Houtique brought a big dose of color to Hall 6, presenting new designs by Italian designer Elena Salmistraro with a stand by Masquespacio. Photography by Sebastian Erras.

Garden of Eden by India Mahdavi for Golran 1898. Photography courtesy of Golran 1898.

Ligne Roset’s new, pared-back version of designer Marie Christine Dorner's best-selling Cover sofa. The ultra-comfortable Uncover sofa in Appa fabric features graphic stitched outlines of items of clothing. Photography courtesy of Ligne Roset.

Bump is the new collection of cabinets in galvanized steel and marble designed by by Czech Designers Jan Plechac & Henry Wielgus for Paris-based design company La Chance. Photography by Kojima Yosuke.

Glass design and manufacturing brand SkLO revealed View Bowl, a two-part vessel consisting of a cylindrical base supporting a round bowl. Photography courtesy of SkLO.

The brass and opaline Euros by Belgian designer Nicolas Brever for Gobo Lights floats like a giant kinetic sculpture. Photography by Thomas Bessat.

France-based Kann Design, the brainchild of Houssam Kanaan and Meghedi Simonian, showcased this steel-and-brass Eko shelving system designed by Beirut-based interior and multi-disciplinary product designers Studio Caramel. Photography courtesy of Studio Caramel.

Meridiani’s art director and designer Andrea Parisio created livable room sets with the Harold round sofa taking center stage. Photography courtesy of Meridiani.

CTO Lighting, which uses skilled artisans to handcraft products in the UK, offered The Artés range, inspired by classical architecture with luxurious finishes of alabaster and satin brass or bronze. Photography courtesy of CTO Lighting.

Italian design brand Ex-t launched Nouveau, a new collection by Milan-based Bernhardt & Vella studio. The collection of washbasins, cabinets, and mirrors features geometric and sinuous lines, and for the first time Ex-t also introduced color to its LivingTec washbasins, a very soft antique rose. Photography courtesy of Ex-t.

Paolo Moschino for Nicholas Haslam displayed its ubiquitous patterned fabrics, but the new expanded range of cane and bamboo furniture grabbed attention. Seen here: the Kuta Bamboo Mirror (80cm) and Flores Bamboo Sofa. Also shown is Roche Wallpaper in the color Elephant. Photography courtesy of Nicholas Haslam.

Luxury lighting brand Bert Frank, which designs and manufactures in the UK, launched five new collections at Maison & Objet: Rift, Trave, Tanto, Spate, and Rote. Pictured is the triple-tiered Rote chandelier, also available as a pendant, wall sconce, and table lamp. Photography courtesy of Bert Frank.

Eno Studio’s new Cornice sofa, chair, and ottoman were inspired by architectural references from moulding in buildings. Photography courtesy of Eno Studio.

While not exhibiting at Maison & Objet, Roche Bobois held a spring/summer preview at its showroom and revealed Identities, a series of five chairs with backs in different curvy designs. Photography courtesy of Roche Bobois.

The curated Minimal Brutalist theme of Elizabeth Leriche’s exhibition What’s New. Photography by AETHION.