The 2022 edition of Paris Design Week (PDW) is placed under the sign of the meta-sensible. For ten days, this design festival animates the capital, with installations in unusual places invested by renowned designers and artists, exhibitions of emerging designers, and showroom displays. Continuation of thescouting of the editorial staff.
Scandinavian detour at the Swedish Institute
From clothing and interior design to urban planning and development, Swedish Secrets lifts the veil on contemporary Scandinavian design at the Swedish Institute. In a scenography imagined by the Franco-Swedish designer duo Färg & Blanche, more than forty designers, architects and fashion creators committed to a more sustainable society exhibit their work, for example, around the iconic collection of the Danish editor Carl Hansen & Søn.
At the Espace Froissart, Maison Papier presents the first luminaire sold with its NFT
Near theIntramuros gallery, the publishing house Maison Papier participates for the first time in the Paris Design Week. Founded by Claire Germouty, it is exhibiting at the Espace Froissart the Circea+NFT lamp, designed by Luc de Banville, which will be sold with its NFT, thanks to an original partnership with Minting.fr. On the stand will also be presented the Allegria screen, designed by Sandra Biaggi as well as the Vanves chairs proposed by Grégoire Bourach, designed from compressed paper scraps, the Drop Cake, designed and created by Sophie Chénel (Procédés Chénel).
French furniture at the Monnaie de Paris
L’Ameublement français brings together 380 French companies involved in the manufacture of furnishings and the design of living spaces. At the Monnaie de Paris, the exhibition “Psychoanalysis of a four-legged piece of furniture” is a cabinet of curiosities conceived by the decorator and designer Vincent Darré to explore with audacity and mischief the pieces of furniture of the French high tradition factories under all their angles.
The Research and Creation Workshop of the National Furniture
As a major place of heritage and a major actor of creation, the Mobilier National has, with its Research and Creation Workshop, the appropriate structure to promote contemporary design in France. Two of his pieces are presented at the PDW: the new chair for the BnF designed by Patrick Jouin, and the Eidos XXI ensemble (desk, bookcase, lighting) by Benjamin Graindorge and Valérie Maltaverne.
Fragments, at the Fondation Le Corbusier
Fragments is a collection of furniture and objects in marble from the Seine, imagined by the designer Anthony Guerrée, published by M Editions and presented at the Fondation Le Corbusier. His work, carried out alongside marble craftsmen, transcends the raw beauty of stone to give life to functional pieces (coffee table, chaise longue, floor lamp), revealing themselves in the play of light and shadow dear to the great architect.
Night Blue Collection at Georges Earthenware
It is in its store on rue Charlot that the Faïencerie Georges will present its new collection, Bleu Nuit, of earthenware plates, still with this remarkable work of hand decoration on raw enamel. For four generations, the symbol of the two green knots of the Nivernaise brand continues to guarantee the golden rules of French faience.
Carte blanche to Hanna Anonen at the Finnish Institute
Winner of Design Forum Finland’s Young Designer Award in 2021, Hanna Anonen is a multi-talented designer, including space design, graphic design and the creation of furniture and everyday objects. Painted wood and bright colors are his trademark, which renews the sober and minimalist trend of Finnish design in more rhythmic and joyful geometric forms.
The decorators’ journey: Christophe Delcourt’s French touch
As part of the dedicated course, the talent of the great French decorators is invited to show their ability to translate chic and elegance into furniture. Alongside Charlotte Biltgen, Jean-Pierre Tortil, Chahan Minassian or Laura Gonzalez, we note the presence of Christophe Delcourt, independent creator and designer of the seating systems and sets of Daniels sofas of the Minotti brand.
Premiere for the David Zwirner Gallery
Renowned as one of the three largest contemporary art galleries in Paris, the David Zwirner Gallery is participating for the first time in Paris Design Week. Three years after the opening of his Parisian gallery, rue Vieille-du-Temple (in the former Yvon Lambert gallery), the Parisian compound of one of the most influential collectors in the art world, according to “Art Review” magazine, is going to further expand its creative scope.
The meta-sensitive at the National Archives
The magazine “Elle Décoration” offers, as part of the Factory tour, an interesting exhibition about NFT, designed by Jean-Christophe Camuset, at the National Archives (salon princesse de Soubise). Thirteen duos composed of a designer and an NFT professional are invited around the theme of meta-sensitivity.
M&L Craft at the Materials & Light meeting
Materials & Light will be held on September 12 and 13, 2022 at the Carreau du Temple for two days of exhibitions, conferences and workshops on the theme of innovative materials for architecture and design. New this year: M&L CRAFT, an exhibition and a series of workshops on the theme of exceptional materials and know-how.
Carreau du Temple | 4 rue Eugène Spuller, 75003 Paris