7 convivial tableware designs at Maison&Objet 2017

Lunar landscapes, Italian pasta rituals and translucent tea time..A gaze into this year's edition of Maison&Objet.

Paris, FR


img.0 Convivial Tableware Design @ Maison&Objet. BUMP Family by Tom Dixon – Photo courtesy of Tom Dixon.

Paola Navone translates pasta-related rituals for Serax

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Belgian furniture and home accessory brand Serax presents Pasta&Pasta, a black and white tableware collection designed by Paola Navone celebrating Italians’ welcoming dinner rituals. “For centuries, Italy’s national dish, is a symbol of unity, hospitality and sharing, forming an integral part of everyday life and representing at best the concept of feeling at home.” Explains Paola Navone. Entirely dedicated to cooking and serving pasta, Pasta&Pasta comes in stainless steel, enamel, porcelain and rubber.  “Let your own creativity fill in the colours“, say at Serax.

Alain Gilles shapes the art of slicing for Evolution

img.2 MADAME IS SERVED by Alain Gilles for Evolution Design – Photo by Alain Gilles.
img.3 ALL ON BOARD by Alain Gilles for Evolution Design – Photo by Alain Gilles.

Normandy design brand Evolution teamed with Alain Gilles to create a design-thoguht set of cooking and serving accessories. Madame is served cake holder not only looks great when it sits on the table. The base turns into a practical bowl for sauces and whipped cream, the dented plate hosting the cake allows you to cut “fair” slices that make everybody happy.
Whether you are peeling or chop onions or carrots, the moment of getting rid of spare parts can get tricky. Thanks to the silicon pan slotting in the All on Board chopping board is a handy solution to practically collect all peels before trashing them.

Tom Dixon explores the chemestry of tea rituals

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Tom Dixon’s BUMP collection of borosilicate glass vessels seeks to become a faithful companion of every day tea rituals. The brand-new series launched at Maison&Objet includes pink and grey translucency minimalist vases, a pair of tall and short water glasses, a tea set and a water jug. the family provides a simple and sophisticated way to think about and participate in the processes of tea making, mixology and floral arrangements.

Elisa Ossino worships the moon for Paola C.

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Elisa Ossino explores the lunar landscape with Paola C. tableware collection. The Italian designer revisits the classic themes of mise en place and the figurative influence inspired by still life in a modernist and Bauhaus tone.

Tina Frey crafts organic contours

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San Francisco-based Tina Frey celebrates 10 years of design in resin. The new rang of organic-shaped products span from breakfast to bedtime. Soft lines and crafted organic contours define the brand-new Modern Tableware which features also stainless steel vessels, cutlery and even the working desk.

Salt&Pepper tableweare goes RAWW!

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Combine the black and white patterns of the RAWW rustic dinnerware collection by Australian brand Salt&Pepper. Each piece features a hand crafted, organic texture on the outer surfaces reminiscent of brush marks and material imprints. The matte, raw outer surface feels almost unfinished and natural, whilst the opposing high gloss inner surfaces add a premium finish and allow for easy food service and cleaning up!

COOKPLAY: Ana Roquero's organic shapes for healthy diners

img.8 Photo Courtesy of Cookplay.
img.9 Photo Courtesy of Cookplay.

Basque editor Cookplay launches a modular set of porcelain plates and trays for healthy and creative foodies. “The plates can be arranged to set menus based on eating less quantity and more variety.” Explains designer Ana Roquero. The volume of each piece is a reflection of the most natural objects eroded by time. They are adapted to a loose based medium, setting angles and functional organic forms.

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