Paris 2020 – From Pierre Frey to Moooi, Missoni an
d more. We have collected 10 eclectic designs taking over the right and left banks of the Seine river for Paris Deco Off 2020 – the diffused fair dedicated to textile and home decor – and standing out at Maison & Objet.
Peter Marino has created a capsule collection inspired by the city of Venice for Italian textile company Rubelli. “I have an obsession for light. And the light on the water in the canals makes me absolutely crazy with joy,” says the American architect. The range comprises three silk jacquards – Lucente, Tiepolo, and the self-titled Marino – with a joyful sequence of animated curves, reminiscent of Venetian rippling canals. The colors are those found in the luminous paintings of Giovanni Battista Tiepolo: white, ice blue, and aqua.
The Moooi Tokyo Blue capsule collection by Moooi Wallcovering is inspired by Indigo Macaque wallpaper, the latest addition to the brand’s Extinct Animals family (Read more). The endangered species lives at the foot of Japanese mountains, where he peacefully bathes in indigo coloured hot springs. The new range is made from distinctive materials and a technique such as denim, natural weaves and marquetry. The Shoji Blossom design is inspired by traditional Japanese screens.
“Just a perfect day. Problems all left alone. Weekenders on our own. It’s such fun, just a perfect day. You made me forget myself; I thought I was someone else, someone good.” Sings Lou Reed in Perfect Day. Inspired by such relieving sense of elation, Gio Tirotto has designed a range of wallpaper designs for Italian wall covering manufacturer Wall&Decò.
New Jersey-based Philipp Jeffries has launched Modern Moon, a handcrafted textile design featuring charming half-moon motifs. The range blends a contemporary graphic look with an Art Deco vibe which and reminded us the infamous Death Star from Star Wars. If The Force took over your home, would it wrap it in gold, gray or blue marine? The Roaring 20s inspired the American company’s new collection.
Under the aegis of design director Anna Vilhelmine and art director Vincent van Dusyen the Echoes collection by Sahco includes fine velvets, elegant moires, to glazed cotton and iridescent taffetas. The German brand has recently acquired by Danish textile company Kvadrat.
Rosita Missoni has personally designed the new Missoni Home Collection which was then produced and distributed by T&J Vestor, a leading Italian company in home textiles and furnishings. Missoni statement stripes define the collection creating delicate blurry patterns.
With its lush Persian Collection, Pierre Frey evokes the exotic ambiance of an oasis in the heart of a dreamy Orient. The ikats and cashmeres are declined out of time, when the velvets are striped with shades borrowed from the preserved gems of a centuries old Empire. Like in a precious bazaar, damasked satins cross Byzantine arabesques and Ottoman carpet flowers.
Floral geometric embroidery blooms in the Effigie collection by French Élitis. The French fabric and wallpaper manufacturer’s new range features flowers, botanicals and geometric patterns. Available in five colourway options, the Eden Daddy sub collection comes with a distinct graphic look abiding only by a single law: inventing the most fabulous and profuse reliefs, lines and colours. Hybrid combinations are born.
Christopher Farr is renowned for hand knotted carpets and screen printed linen. This year the British brand teamed up with interior designer Kit Kemp and fashion designer Gregory Parkinson to present a new direction with woven textiles and rugs exploring colour, texture and finish. The collection features fringes, appliqued jute braids and statement trims, all presented in a familiarly joyful colour palette.
Karin Sajo explores and transforms the materials and craftsmanship of Couture. “I imagine sophisticated weavings, delicate embroideries and graphic prints that all come in a texture and color palette”. Her artistic and creative approach has inspired architects and interior designers all over the world, and is always the starting point of new creative collaborations.
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