never can say goodbye

hi guys, ca va? all’s well here, just a lot going on. whenever i get back to blogging it seems like i’m still at the tip of the iceberg of the maison objet recap but there was just so much! still, i’m determined to go thru it. so in keeping it organized, tonight’s post covers a couple favorite categories starting with porcelain.

there was a lot of white and cream, i was drawn to how much of it was handmade, with uneven glazes, really tactile and wanting to be held.

playful curves

simplicity; porcelain ceramic, white glazed pots that look like cans

lace pressed into the clay decorating edges of dishes and cups

super delicate and original.

i’m in love with french wood floors so it was great to see traditional styles able to be installed easily with big wooden floor tiles.

different finishes. some are salvaged from old floors and reclaimed wood, making each one unique.

and mixing woods

floors really set the tone.

there were lots of nods to the past in hardware and details. these too were hand forged and were really special and unique.

these little hand made birch nightstand cabinets had clustered gem handles made of coral and amethyst.

lighting was simple, also with a handmade feel

not too serious


and moderne

don’t get me started on the wall art! ok well i better go, i have to be out tomorrow at the crack of dawn.

when i get back i may just wrap up the rest of this show and put er to bed! till then, sweet dreams and enjoy your night!

October 21, 2011. Maison et Objet, Paris.


  1. Dentelline replied:

    Beaucoup d’idées géniales, j’adore!
    La vaisselle blanche, les poignées de porte, les lampes sont superbes!
    Thanks for sharing!
    Have a good day!


  2. Teresa @ Splendid Sass replied:

    Have fun, and don’t work too hard.


  3. renee finberg replied:

    no kidding….
    i love the silhouette plates with the eye ball.
    i want it for ‘the trade’

    ps are you coming up tonight or tomorrow?


  4. ParisienSalon replied:

    I LOVE the lace-pressed dishes and bowls. What a great texture!


  5. Karen Albert replied:

    Very cool lighting Claudia and I love the selections of white/ cream pottery
    Have a great weekend!


    Art by Karena


  6. Merillion replied:

    Hi Claudia,
    I would find a place for 2 of those blue/green lights/sconces right away!
    also love those circle lights – even though I’m more traditional than modern, I think I could work them in.
    Love looking at everything.

    Have a good weekend.


  7. bcarlouet replied:

    How fabulous is Maison et Objet! I adore the parquetry, distressed furniture, and lace dishes.


  8. Hamptontoes replied:

    Amazing products! I have the gold artwork in my office and love it lots! The spikes are intriguing. Here’s to a wonderful weekend.


  9. Ro replied:

    J’adore those cups avec the legs! All the photos brings smiles and dreams.


  10. Ivy Clad replied:

    Those big wood floor tiles are just too clever and beautiful! So are the birch branch lamps. Happy weekend! -Keri


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