MAISON ET OBJET: WHERE THE PULSE OF OVERLAPPING LINES AND COLOURS SETS THE SCENE
Inspired by Jacques Prévert, Petite Friture has put their own spin on one of the poet’s linguistic inventions for Maison et Objet 2019.
From September 6th – 10th, Paris was once again home to Maison et Objet, international melting pot of design, architecture, and current trends. Petite Friture joined the show with a stand that came to life with pulsing, geometric lines.
The ‘Imaginoire landscape’, born of the weft and warp of overlapping colours, was an open invitation for passers-by to explore the Petite Friture collection and its recent additions: an extended range for Week-end outdoor furniture; and new colours for the iconic Vertigo pendant lamp.
MAISON AND OBJET 2019 : a vibrant scenography where weft and colors overlap
Imaginoire – Petite Friture has put its own twist on the term coined by Jacques Prévert in 1944 for Vasarely’s opening exhibition at the Denise René Gallery. The word is evocative of the magical power images have to make one feel an unnerving sense of wonder.
For the September 2019 edition of Maison et Objet, Petite Friture created a stand where geometric lines overlap with warm, Indian-summer hues.
Curtains of colour create an inviting sense of dizzying illusion as one space merges into the next.
Visitors explore the stand’s tables, chairs, lamps, and various objects that seem to merge in and out of sight. While the space appears familiar at first, it soon gives way to unnerving distortions as one colour swells up and another disappears. Altered perspectives invite spectators to adjust their perception of space, to look at the stand’s rhythmic geometry through new eyes, letting their imagination run free.
NEW VERTIGO AND WEEK-END UNVEILED
While the stand itself is replete with imagination and rhythmic movement, so too are the pieces on show: flashes of colours intermingle and take on new hues as they blend in criss-crossing patterns. The September 2019 edition of Maison et Objet saw the Vertigo light and Week-end garden furniture lines unveil their most recent additions.
Vertigo dons new colours: cobalt and pearlescent black
Design icon Vertigo met with immediate success with major design vendors like Rossana Orlandi and MoMA. Vertigo has since been added to the permanent collections of the French Centre for Visual Arts (CNAP) and the Museum of Decorative Arts (MDA). Almost ten years on, at Maison et Objet, Petite Friture is ready to showcase the poetic, graphic lines and lightness of the now iconic and ever unique Vertigo suspension light with two new colours:
· Cobalt for something bold
· Pearlescent black for something a little different
The outdoor furniture line Week-end now with a larger range
The Week-end line of outdoor furniture by Studio Brichet-Ziegler has extended its range with six new formats and new colours, all on show at Maison et Objet.
· A bench without back-rest
· a 2-seater sofa
· a low footstool
· a long coffee table
· new bistro tables
· A trolley
The whole collection now comes in new colours: powder pink – first seen in public in June 2019 as part of our partnership with Tranoï – deep bottle green, and radiant jade green.
Enjoy your walk through our Imaginoire landscape!