After having to host a strictly online-only version of their trade fair last year because of the global pandemic, Maison&Objet made a grand comeback to their in-person physical event this year. The event saw an overwhelming response, with as many as 1476 participants and over 80,000 attendees getting together to help propel the design industry forward, and allow design businesses to thrive. The event was spread out among 7 halls, covering multiple different themes, spotlighting thousands of businesses and design studios, and showcasing a dizzying variety of new and classic products. So, while in Paris, you should also take a look at some of the best luxury design stores!
From timeless antique shops to cutting-edge luxury showrooms, in Paris, one can find inspiring design. Few places juxtapose the old and new quite like the French capital, where storied 18th-century structures share real estate with their contemporary counterparts in a seamless cultural marriage. Vintage Industrial Style Blog gives you the best picks on interior design and decoration luxury showrooms in Paris. These are all deserving of a visit!
1 – Alberto Pinto Studio
Alberto Pinto Studio was one of the biggest Icons of French Interior Design that during his life built his works on the mixture of styles. Pinto developed several interior design projects, not only residential but also in hospitality, businesses and even yachts. Today the Alberto Pinto Studio is considered one of the Top Design Studios in France and by maintaining this status, it has honoured Alberto Pinto’s memory and legacy.
2 – Aldeco
Aldeco Interior Fabrics consists of a dynamic and creative Portuguese brand specialized in high-end interior fabrics that were all inspired by the world’s heritage and cultures! Each collection results of the passion of their Design Department for innovation as well as for the latest fashion and design trends. High-end fabrics with the best quality, elegance, and functionality are going to make you fall in love with this place!
3 – Au Bain Marie
Setting the table takes on new meaning at Au Bain Marie, an unexpected treasure trove on rue de l’Université in the Latin Quarter. The intimate shop is overflowing with one-of-a-kind tableware and entertaining essentials, from antique silver ice buckets and cutlery to crystal decanters. The real draws, however, are the hand-painted majolica and porcelain dishes created by owner Aude Clément, who has designed tablescapes for the French embassy, among others.
4 – Benny Benlolo
Benlolo Architectes Designers is the culmination of years of relentless determination and knowledge maturation. Its projects and contacts acquired over the years are what makes this interior design agency, conceived by Benny Benlolo, so distinctive. Fascinated with the architecture of his hometown, Benny Benlolo chose to set up the practice right in the heart of Paris. The Haussmann landscape of the 8th arrondissement provides the backdrop for the company’s offices.
5 – Boffi
Boffi Paris showroom provides an 8-meter-long window display and highlights a wide variety of bath products from renowned designers such as Piero Lissoni, Keiji Takeuchi and Mikal Harrsen of MA/U Studio.
6 – Casamance
The unique showroom is full of contemporary designs, incredible colors and variety of materials that results on one unique signature style. This collection features incredible wallpaper selections that are nourished by many inspiration sources… Each wallpaper design, texture, and color are the basis for a beautiful interior design journey.
7 – Chahan Minassian
Chahan Minassian is an interior designer, antique dealer, gallery director and designer. In 1993, he created his own interior design agency, Chahan Interior Design, rapidly attracting commissions in the United States, Canada and Japan, as well as in Europe. He focuses for over ten years for decoration but also to his gallery in Paris. It’s a hushed elegance that offers Shahan Minassian, willingly playing with shades of soft colors and textures of juxtapositions. Something that has to do with the California style, yet sophisticated for his taste for works of artists and artisans tailor-made for its sites.
8 – Champeau & Wilde
In a partnership, each person has his own skills, interests and specialities – Interior design for Laurent Champeau and Decoration for Kelli Wilde. This combination allows Champeau & Wilde to offer fully designed projects that express their client’s desires while adding a spirit and a style of their own, always keeping in mind the essential ideas of comfort, modernity and practicality.
9 – Charles Zana
Charles Zana is a passionate French Designer and architect who combines art and technique in every one of his projects. Zana designs the best spaces for his clients by establishing systems of habitation that they can easily appropriate. His interiors are structured around people, taking every aspect of their lives into account, and he never imposes a style.
10 – Christian Liaigre
Christian Liaigre was born in La Rochelle, France in 1943. He studied at the Paris Academy of Fine and Decorative Arts and taught drawing at the Academy Charpentier. Through good use of space and light, focus his design on local cultures, traditions, choice of materials and a special love of arts and crafts. According to the words of the designer, comfort does not lie in trivial affluence but in delicacy and rareness. Only this designer is able to combine certain modesty with great elegance.
11 – Cole & Son
Their current collections reflect their long and distinguished history as well as their continuing passion for new and exciting wallpapers.
12 – Covet Paris
This is the place where you’ll find everything you need for your interior design project! From bespoke furniture pieces to lighting designs and décor accessories, the Covet Paris Showroom features a series of mesmerizing décor sets created with the best high-quality products by the best Portuguese interior designers!