Collection by Jaime Gillin

Maison & Objet: Part 2


I'm just back from Paris, and still processing all the exciting new furnishings, accessories, and objets I spied at Maison & Objet over the weekend. In case you missed my first dispatch, check it out here. Let's continue the virtual tour, with highlights from Ligne Roset, HAY, Donna Wilson, and SCP...

Unlike most other major furniture companies, who unveil the bulk of their new wares at Milan, the French family-owned...
Roset described Philippe Nigro, who designed a slew of new products for the company, as "clearly the up-and-coming...
The fabulous new Ruché bed by Inga Sempe, which can be made in almost any fabric and was exhibited in an orangey mauve.
The Rewrite desk by GamFratesi provides a cozy, sheltered spot to pen a letter or work on your laptop.
Don't get too attached to these Kasumi lamps, made of stacked layers of bubble wrap by Hiroshi Kawano.
Cleverly, the compact Mobidec pouf by Pierre Charpin comes with its own built-in carrying handle, for easy transport.
The cartoonish Saint James chair by Jean Nouvel is now available in new fabrics.
Roset demonstrating how the Philippe Nigro side table that straddles the Entailles couch is the perfect place to rest...
These Philippe Nigro side tables/ottomans transform, with a swivel of the tray-like top, into a place to sit.
And here's Nigro himself, who generously took the time to personally walk me through his collection.
Nigro demonstrates how his Stripes pendant lamps mesh together to form a "composition of...
The Bouroullec's 'Ploum' sofa was a huge hit—everyone who walked by seemed magnetically drawn to it, bending down to...
This is the elegantly folded Grillage outdoor chair by Francois Azambourg.
From there I wandered over to HAY, a good-looking booth full of brightly hued wares like this aptly named Colour Carpet...
Scholten & Baijings also designed the new Colour Block Bedding, with a playful geometric pattern. I am a fan.
The duo also contributed these fun felt ball rugs, which come in six color combinations.
Additionally spotted at HAY: a clever fold-your own steel shelf. Here it is in its 'before' form.
Here they are after a little D.I.Y. action.