Maison et Objet 2014 - Interior Design trade show par excellence!

Maison et Objet Paris

 Muted colors

Muted colors

Maison et Objet 2014 was enormous, informative, overwhelming and amazing!!  Look at the size of this place - and this was only one building of eight!

 Buidling 8 at Maison et Objet

Buidling 8 at Maison et Objet

The predominant impression was Calm & Serene: pale and pastel colors, (quite a bit of greige, taupe and mauve – but not in an ‘80’s way!), natural fibers, animal prints (yes!), and lots of copper.

 Animal print is always a good idea....

Animal print is always a good idea....

 More muted colors

More muted colors

I did see a bit of saturated, primary color represented..... but.... 

 Candle palette

Candle palette

.......notice how the  bright colors of these candles are only about 25% of the color range.  And....

 copper baskets

copper baskets

 .....copper was everywhere!

 Vintage inspiration

Vintage inspiration

 Vintage-inspired items were also in great supply.

 again, muted colors

again, muted colors

 Divine...!

Divine...!

.....Divine!

Lots of natural fibers....

 draperies in natural fibers

draperies in natural fibers

 everyone needs a heart pillow

everyone needs a heart pillow

.....and, of course, the whimsical.....

After seeing what's on the horizon for home interiors, it was time to experience history at the flea market.....Stay tuned!

Posted on October 16, 2014 and filed under Trends.