Collection by Jaime Gillin

Maison & Objet: Part 3


Welcome to my third and final installment of highlights from Maison & Objet 2011. You can find the first two here and here. This one is a chunky, motley assortment of LED lights, furnishings, and a fleet of sexy chairs. Enjoy!

One of my favorite discoveries on day two at Maison & Objet was ALKI, a French company that produces its furniture at a...
In a similar vein, the Meta chair by designer Samuel Accoceberry is wrapped tightly in wool. It's also stackable.
Here's an office set-up in the ALKI booth.
I loved the playful display at the Skitsch booth.
Also at Skitsch: these angular seats with built-in metal handles, great for outdoor or indoor use.
Particularly eye-catching were these squishy ball-filled nets, a new take on a beanbag chair from Florence Jaffrain.
I'm not sure how practical these Corian side tables/nightstands by Zanotta are (wouldn't things slip right off the...
Premiering at the fair was this right-side-up telephone by Jasper Morrison, in collaboration with the new Swiss brand...
I was quite smitten with two new chairs at Kristalia. This is the Pulp by Christophe Pillet.
This is the Elephant by Neuland Industrie Design, with new wooden and swivel bases.
&Costa offered a fleet of LED floor lights and sculptural wall sconces.
To be frank, I wasn't crazy about the lights at Catellani & Smith, but I did think the shadows and light patterns cast...
This is another LED light, this time a desktop version from Martinelli Luce.
This fold-down desk and storage unit, from Busso, seems ideal for a small space.
Paris design company Moustache had but one new offering on view: this cute clock, with a yellow panel that swings back...
I was excited to learn about L'Edito, a newish company that uses crowd-funding to develop and produce furniture made of...