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The Maison & Objet trade show takes place in Paris

The Maison & Objet trade show takes place in Paris

Every January and September, for 5 days, the Maison et Objet trade show brings to Paris the leading professionals and brands in the world of decoration and design. The opportunity to take the pulse of the latest trends and find inspiration to rethink your interiors is one that should not be missed. The Hotel Royal Cardinal recommends both this event and a fascinating exhibition in tribute to the House of Dior, which celebrates its 70th anniversary in 2017 at the Museum of Decorative Arts.


Decoration and design in the heart of the capital


The Salon Maison et Objet is held twice a year, in January and September, within the appealing surroundings of the 8 halls of the Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre. During the course of this international trade show dedicated to lifestyle fashions and trends, the most innovative designers unveil their latest creations alongside the newest offerings from the most important interior design and decoration brands.
As attractive to anyone looking for inspiration to bring a fresh look to their own homes as it is to industry insiders and trendsetters, Maison et Objet is the essential meeting place in the field of decoration and design in Paris. This is an ideal and complete experience for those who wish to catch up with the latest developments in the art of living in all its rich and varied complexity.
The show is divided into 3 areas; Maison, Objets and Influences, and showcases the most recent innovations in textiles, furniture, decorative elements and more. 
Focused on a theme specific to each edition, enriched by attractive innovations such as Matériauthèque, the experience continues online thanks to the MOM service. This platform makes access to the virtual showrooms of your favourite brands, contact with thousands of market insiders or even the sourcing of new products quick, easy and convenient.


Luxury à la Française: relive 70 years of the House of Dior


Created in 1947 by Christian Dior, the now famous fashion house on the Avenue Montaigne is the very incarnation of the French luxury ideal. After Dior himself, six artistic directors, among the most talented of their time, succeeded one another at the head of this prestigious institution of world renown: Yves Saint Laurent, Marc Bohan, Gianfranco Ferré, John Galliano, Bill Gaytten, Raf Simons and Maria Grazia Chiuri. To pay tribute to them, the Dior company has organised an exhibition at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs. Entitled Christian Dior, Dream Couturier, it traces the influence of the master on his contemporaries and successors. While haute couture is naturally prominent, various arts combine to create the overall picture so that, in addition to the 300 items of clothing on display, there are numerous paintings, photographs, notebooks and art objects also on show. Immerse yourself in an often inaccessible world and understand the emotions and inspirations that allowed Dior to build his legend. Conceived chronologically and thematically, the richness of the exhibition will allow you to admire the perfection of these superb couture creations, as sublime as they are timeless.