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RL News: Maison et Objet 2015

See our recap of the prestigious design event held in Singapore

Photography: Rachelle Medina

The second annual prestigious design event was held from March 10-13 at the Expo and Convention Center at The Marina Bay & Sands in Singapore. It exhibited over 300 brands from more than 25 countries, including noted Filipino furniture brands such as Ito Kish, Ann Pamintuan, Lightworks, Schema, and Triboa Bay Living.

Maison held Interior Design and Lifestyle Summits with esteemed international designers such as Kelly Hoppen, Christophe Pillet, and Shanghai-based architects Neri & Hu, who won designer of the year (Fun fact: Neri is originally from Cebu).

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Italian-based Vallelunga and Company is known for their beautifully elegant and durable interior tiles. 

Filipino designer Ito Kish introduced his bone china collection using art deco patterns inspired by the iconic Metropolitan Theater in Manila. 

The Perrier-Jouet champagne booth employed paper art to create a lighthearted, fanciful exhibit. 

Japanese company Karimoku carries furniture with forms that date back from their 1950s-60s archives; showing that mid-century modern style can be timeless. 

Chinese design Zhang Zhoujie exhibits his sleek, futuristic furniture in the Rising Asian Stars exhibit. 

There were many products on exhibit that utilized upcycled materials, such as this recycled cotton rug from India. 


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