The Best Guide For Maison et Objet 2019 – Part III (City Guide): One of the biggest lifestyle fairs in the world is coming and you can not miss it! We present a specific guide with everything that will happen in this event dividing the content into three parts. In this third part get to know the Paris Deco-Off and the best Guide for M&O 19!
Destined to please industry professionals and the general public alike, the 10th edition of the cultural event, Paris Déco Off will take place from 17-21 January 2018. The City of Light, Fashion and design is known for being the ultimate source ultimate of inspiration for every designer and creative mind, especially during this season, where Paris hosts a series of esteemed design, fashion and lifestyle events. Regarded as a “rendezvous” between international interior designers and decoration editors, the event invites everyone eager to know the latest and best designs, to a festive environment through the streets of Paris and onto the most stylish and innovative showrooms. Paris Déco Off allows individuals to discover the world’s most outstanding fabric collections, home accessories and furniture designs.
This year, design aficionados can expect to see the brilliant work of more than one hundred of luxury brands, including the likes of Aldeco, Casamance, Cole & Son, Designers Guild, Elitis, Gaston y Daniela, Hermès, Houlès, James Hare, Kravet, Lelièvre, Pierre Frey, Pouenat, Ralph Lauren Home and Rubelli Group.
The streets of Paris light up during this time of the year, especially when one speaks about design and decoration. Visitors should definitely consider visiting the following venues: Rue du Mail where you can see a series of esteemed design showrooms, such as Aldeco and Leliévre, who also happen to host parties in order to further celebrate their success and the essence of design. Rue Saint Honoré and Rue Saint-German des Prés are also a must! The first one houses famous fashion brands such as Dior and Chanel whereas as the last one has numerous art galleries and antique stores.
If you are in Paris for Maison et Objet 2019, then you must book a meeting and pay a visit to Covet Paris, a stunning Covet Group Showroom comprised of two highly curated floors with the most cutting-edge furniture and lighting designs, from three renowned luxury brands DelightFULL or BRABBU. In the showroom, you’ll find a series of astonishing design sets, including a bedroom, which was created to inspire the best interior design projects.
As one of the main capital cities of Europe, Paris has a lot to see in terms of monuments. This is one of the oldest and most attractive cities in the world, Paris has to offer a whole array of historical buildings you should visit, like the iconic The Eiffel Tower or de sublime Palace of Versailles.
You can also visit Disneyland Paris, one of the most famous theme parks in Europe. It’s a must-visit for anyone who wants to have fun. In this department, you should also visit one of the many museums of Paris, like the Grand Palace, Le Louvre or the Pompidou. If you want to see a good show, we recommend one of the many theater plays and cabaret shows that are scheduled for the week of Maison et Objet!
Four Seasons Hotel George V – Located steps from the Champs-Elysées, with private terraces that command all Paris, lovingly restored 18th-century tapestries and a defining spirit of elegance and charm, Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris redefines luxury service in the City of Light. Address: 31 Avenue George V, 75008 Paris
Hotel Plaza Athenee – The Hôtel Plaza Athénée is located on the prestigious Avenue Montaigne, the home of Parisian Haute Couture. In the heart of the Triangle d’Or area, the hotel is only a few steps away from the River Seine. Address: 25 Avenue Montaigne, 75008 Paris
Le Bristol – Le Bristol Paris is centrally located on the rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré. With its 3 Michelin star restaurant Epicure, 1 Michelin star brasserie 114 Faubourg, Café Antonia, rooftop swimming pool and Spa Le Bristol by La Prairie, this Parisian Palace is considered as the ultimate reference for French Art de Vivre. Address: 112 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, 75008 Paris
Mandarin Oriental Paris – Situated on rue Saint-Honoré and just steps from Place Vendôme, one of the most stylish districts in the world, Mandarin Oriental, Paris enjoys a wonderfully chic location. This five-star hotel is a celebration of Paris today, inspired by fashion and artistic creativity and underpinned by the brand’s legendary service. Address: 251 Rue Saint Honoré, 75001 Paris
Ritz – The refinement of the French Art De Vivre meets the elegance of Belle Époque Décor: the hotel’s rooms and suites bear the names of Coco Chanel, F. Scott Fitzgerald or Marcel Proust — all of whom considered the Ritz “like a second home”. Address: 15 Place Vendôme, 75001 Paris
Splendide Royal – At the heart of elegant, historic and cultural Paris, between Rue du Faubourg Saint Honoré and Avenue Gabriel, a stone’s throw from the Champs-Élysées, the Louvre Museum and the Grand Palais, the Hotel Splendide Royal Paris shines like a true haven of peace where it is good to return after a day of work or shopping. Address: 18 Rue du Cirque, 75008 Paris
Shangri-La Paris – Built-in 1896 as the home of Napoleon Bonaparte’s grandnephew – Shangri-La Hotel, Paris is situated in the 16th arrondissement of Paris. The hotel features breathtaking views of the Eiffel Tower. Surrounded by a garden, the 101 rooms and suites offer guests the chance to enjoy an exclusive home. Address: 10 Avenue d’Iéna, 75116 Paris
Relais Christine – Newly redone, this delightful and discreetly luxurious boutique hotel has managed to preserve the intimacy of the private residence it once was. Its comfortable and welcoming 48 rooms and suites, the quiet atmosphere of its lounges, the charm of the vaulted spa, its private flowered garden and its personalised service make it a restful and friendly place to stay, worthy of the best Parisian addresses. ⇒ Address: 3 Rue Christine, 75006 Paris, France
Hôtel Vernet – Located near the emblematic Champs Elysées, the Hotel Vernet benefits from an authentic Haussmann style. The deluxe hotel is a member of the prestigious family-run hotel group, B Signature Hotels & Resorts. The interiors were designed by the extremely talented François Champsaur who paid homage to French elegance and savoir-faire. Address: 25 rue Vernet, 75008 Paris France
Park Hyatt Paris-Vendôme – Park Hyatt Paris-Vendôme is one of the most glamorous and stylish hotels in Paris, located in the heart of the city. The five-star Hotel is set near the historic building near Place Vendôme and Opera Garnier. Defined by its attentive amenities, exquisite decor and unmatched elegance, a stay at this sophisticated hotel is bound to be an unforgettable one in the City of Lights. Address: 5 Rue de la Paix, 75002 Paris, France
Radisson Blu Hotel, Champs-Elysées Paris – Ideally situated in the heart of the city, opposite the old port, right on the seafront, makes the Radisson Blu 1835 Hotel & Thalasso Cannes a wonderful and unique hotel with a warm and sublime atmosphere. The Radisson Blu is truly passionate about great and dynamic design, both driving and delivering the guests expectations. Address: 78bis Avenue Marceau, 75008 Paris, France
Sofitel Paris Le Faubourg – Hotel Sofitel Le Faubourg is a 5-star hotel located in the heart of Paris. A luxurious design by Didier Gomez, one of the most famous interior designers in France, offers comfort and indulgence. This upscale establishment, set in a grand townhouse-style building, has refined rooms and suites individually designed, and which add separate living areas .Address: 15 Rue Boissy d’Anglas, 75008 Paris, France
Hotel de Crillon – With most rooms having a balcony and views of the Eiffel Tower, the hotel features a spa, an indoor swimming pool with atypical decoration and a fireplace area. Address: 10 Place de la Concorde, 75008 Paris, France
Le Meurice – This top restaurant continues to write its history by remaining true to its time. The hotel called on the talents of Philippe Starck for his spaces impregnated with surrealism, and to Alain Ducasse whose cuisine already infused the soul of the establishment. Address: 228 Rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris
Alain Ducasse Au Plaza Athénée – Alain Ducasse tells a personal and radical story, continuing the work he began twenty-five years ago. He represents the naturalness cuisine, inspired by the fish-vegetables-cereals trilogy, with the help of his chef of Romain Meder. Healthier and more natural, more respectful of the Planet, it delivers a free and nearly instinctive interpretation of Haute Cuisine, revealing the produces’ original flavor, from the noble to the humble, all exceptional. Address: 25 Avenue Montaigne, 75008 Paris
L’Espadon – A gastronomic experience designed to surprise and delight: Chef Nicolas Sale invites you to enjoy the most creative, refined and elegant dishes, from a gentle morning breakfast to an experimental garden for lunch or an unforgettable dinner. Let the spirit of the Ritz Paris be your guide. Address: 15 Place Vendôme, 75001 Paris
Guy Savoy – A meal at Restaurant Guy Savoy is a union of the skills of the chef, the kitchen brigade and the front of house team, combining to show in the best possible light the array of products offered up by our planet; the fruits of the labours of the very best farmers, producers and winemakers, all of whom recognise their shared heritage. Address: Monnaie de Paris, 11 Quai de Conti, 75006 Paris.
L’Ambroisie – This is a Michelin three-starred restaurant whose chef is Bernard Pacaud, his refined and classical cooking style makes it one of the most esteemed French restaurants. The restaurant is in a period house in the Place the Vosges. Address: 9 Place des Vosges, 75004 Paris
LÉpicure – At Epicure, the celebrated chef Eric Frechon, who holds three Michelin stars, has created a temple of gastronomy that is absolutely French. His macaroni stuffed with black truffle, artichoke, and duck foie gras, gratinéed with aged Parmesan is an unforgettable dish that people travel to Paris to experience. Epicure can be enjoyed every day of the year, with tables laid in an exquisite garden setting throughout the summer. Address: 112 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, 75008 Paris
Yannick Alléno – Since July 2014, when Yannick Alléno started to run the Pavillon Ledoyen and settled there Alléno Paris, he has been using the skills he learned from some of the world’s greatest chefs and the modernity of his approach to bringing new life to classical French cuisine in one of the most historic Parisian locations. Pavillon Ledoyen, renowned since 1792 and located on the Champs-Élysées since 1842, is a unique and special place: a chef’s home, Yannick Alléno’s home. Address: 8 Avenue Dutuit, 75008 Paris
Le Grand Restaurant – Situated in the heart of Paris, Le Grand Restaurant takes you on an intimate journey created by Chef Jean-François Piège who wanted to express his creativity and ambition and let gastronomy enthusiasts discover his world. Le Grand Restaurant offers modern and innovating cooking techniques that together with an astonishing and comfortable ambience completely transport you into a unique voyage into self-discovery. Address: 7 Rue d’Aguesseau, 75008 Paris, France.
L’Abeille – One of the most enticing features of the Shangri-La Hotel, we had the chance to experience was the Two-Michelin-starred restaurant, L’Abeille. The restaurant offers sophisticated French gastronomy exclusively made by Executive Chef, Christophe Moret who is led by the desire to express himself through a very carefully prepared elegant cuisine. The Hotel was named in tribute to Napoleon’s preferred emblem, the Bee. Address: 10 Avenue of Jena, 75116 Paris, France
Le Gabriel Restaurant – Located in a capital as stimulating as Paris when it comes to gastronomy, La Réserve Paris – Hotel and Spa rise skillfully to the challenge with its restaurant, Le Gabriel, where the Executive Chef Jérôme Banctel offers contemporary French cuisine inspired by the seasons. This approach implies unforgettable dishes to be discovered and rediscovered in all their natural glory: enhanced yet never disguised. Address: 42 Avenue Gabriel, 75008 Paris, France
Maison Rostang Restaurant – Maison Rostang is located at the centre of the city, offering exquisite gourmet dishes that would make the perfect ending to any busy day. Address: 20 Rue Rennequin, 75017 Paris, France
Gravity Bar – This snazzy new cocktail bar has quickly bedded in as one of the hippest in the city. The interior of Gravity is properly stylish, a large, light space with these white wave-shaped slats covering the ceiling. It’s dramatic and theatrical, an effect enhanced by the bar’s huge steel counter. Address: 44 Rue des Vinaigriers, 75000 Paris
Le Blaine – This speakeasy-style bar in 8th arrondissement does its fashionable best to capture the feeling of a clandestine bar in 1920s Chicago, as Prohibition was in full swing. Hidden behind a large black door, Blaine is located at the bottom of what appears to be a disused staircase. Whisper a password, follow a corridor and open a door, and only then will you reach the small candlelit space. Address: 65 Rue Pierre Charron, 75008 Paris
Shake n Smash – With its huge oak bar, its high-range wall of spirits and leopard armchairs, Shake ‘n’ Smash has the elegance of old cabaret bars. You will easily find it between the Place de la République and the Town Hall of the 3rd arrondissement. Address: 87 Rue de Turbigo, 75003 Paris
Maison Souquet – A design-focused hotel bar reviving Pigalle’s racy heyday. This address certainly has a colorful past. A former brothel, Maison Souquet is now a clandestine hotel with a bar of the same name – which truly embraces the Pigalle of yesteryear. Décor is Jacques Garcia’s Belle Époque meets orientalism, including original pieces like 1895 Cordoba leather on the walls, Moorish earthenware, porcelain, vintage furniture and molded fireplaces. Address: 10 Rue de Bruxelles, 75009 Paris
Galerie Kreo – This gallery which opened in 1999 in the 13th arrondissement in Paris, in the special contemporary art area called « Louise Weiss », focuses on producing new pieces in collaboration with the world’s most relevant contemporary designers. In 2008 Galerie Kreo relocated to the heart of Saint-Germain des prés, and in 2009, parallel to its role in contemporary production, increased it’s dealing with vintage lighting and furniture. Address: 31 Rue Dauphine, 75006 Paris
Galerie Patrick Seguin – Founded in 1989, Galerie Patrick Seguin is located in Paris’s Bastille district in a 300 sqm (3200 sq ft) space, renovated by Jean Nouvel, a 2008 Prizker Prize winner. Since its opening, the gallery has brought the talents of French designers such as Jean Prouvé, Charlotte Perriand, Pierre Jeanneret, Le Corbusier and Jean Royère into the international spotlight. As of today, the gallery has amassed the most important collection of these demountable houses, which for the most part are either unique examples or were produced in very few numbers. Address: 5 rue des Taillandiers F-75011, Paris
Galerie Maria Wettergren – Maria Wettergren was born in Lemvig, Denmark. While subsequently preparing a Master degree, Maria Wettergren lived in Paris where she worked simultaneously for several art galleries such as Flux by Cyril Putman, while he was representing Fabrice Hyber and Huang Yong Ping at the Venice Biennale (1997 – 1999). In 2002, she decided to interrupt her studies to become the director of the Parisian branch of the Dansk Moebelkunst Gallery. She ran DMK until 2010 when she decided to open a gallery specialized in contemporary Scandinavian art design. Address: 18 Rue Guénégaud, 75006 Paris
Galerie Béatrice Saint-Laurent – Founded by Béatrice Saint-Laurent, Galerie BSL commissions produces and exhibits refined and innovative works that challenge the established borders of art and design. One-offs or in very limited edition, these functional sculptures channel an experience, arouse one’s sensibility and speak to the heart as much as to the intellect. Address: 0 Rue Bonaparte, 75006 Paris.
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