Maison & Objet 2020: Editor’s Picks

There’s no stopping Maison et Objet in showcasing astounding designs from all over the world. With the pandemic era changing exhibition culture, M&O joined the bandwagon and launched their online presentation called “digital fair” to provide their design-hungry audience with carefully curated pieces to establish an online experience.

Numerous brands and designers have gathered to present their latest designs and collections to the public. From furniture to home decor to textile and lighting fixture, the Maison et Objet digital fair is a design feast for all the design professionals and enthusiasts looking for new products and inspirations. There are quite a number of newcomers who joined this season and their marvellous creations and innovations didn’t cease to amaze.

Sustainability, empathic design, cultural vibrancy, bending geometries, new biomimicry, and innovative home improvements are some of the main design directions we’ve seen from the long list of showcased objects. We have curated our top 10 picks for this year’s trend curation. This is a preview of our Maison et objet trend report to be released soon. For now, let’s indulge in these stunning creations.

1. Zarate Manila – ZARATE MANILA

2. Hula (Black white, Brown seat) by KITT.TA.KHON

3. Monsilk™ Aquatic Green Upcycling Area Rug by THE CARPET MAKER

4. The Carnival Lamps by REFLECTIONS COPENHAGEN

5. Galatea Armchair by MALABAR

6. IMPERFETTOLAB

7. Magic Mushroom Folding Funnel by PA DESIGN

8. Heritage Side Board by NSPLOSION

9. ZIBA Large Bench by MOJOW

10. Tabouret Cubbs by SOL & LUNA


Curated by: PJ Almera


Patrick James “PJ” Almera describes himself as an interdisciplinary designer with an adaptive contemporary vision. He is a licensed architect, trend forecaster, and creative director from Manila, Philippines with a passion for change. His career manifesto is centered towards augmenting lifestyles and influencing change through research, design, & innovation.

He finished his Masters Degree in Contemporary Interior Design at Istituto Marangoni - Milano Design School in Milan, Italy and was presented at Fuorisalone 2019. Currently, he works as an interior architect at Studio Almera, consultant and creative director at Model Space Design Locale, and and educator at De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde and SoFA Design Institute. He is the founder and creative director of ACIIID and is an advocate of innovation, equality, and self care.

ACIIID is your digital platform for trends, news, and inspirations on design, fashion, arts, & a whole lot more.

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