Hand up if you’re sick of all the digital events these days? Argh! Me three. Alas, our new reality is here to stay and event formats are all doing their best by experimenting and learning how to adapt.
Paris Design Week 2020 took place across the French capital as a combination of real and virtual events between 3rd to 12th September. Maison & Objet fair was presented in an entirely digital format, while the showrooms and galleries around the city took the old-school physical approach, with the addition of compulsory face masks and social distancing measures in place. It feels like this is the way we will be operating across the globe for quite some time.
Without further ado, and in no particular order, below is a quick recap of five things that caught my digitally-fatigued eye this year.
Photography by Alessandro Zambianchi.
Haute Couture by Servomuto, curated by Margherita Ratti.
Italian Institute of Culture in Paris hosted the launch of Haute Couture installation by
Humbert & Poyet’s Metamorphosis Collection for Maison Pouenat.
Comprising unique pieces and collectibles such as lights, sofas, armchairs, and tables, Metamorphosis features pure, clean lines and a resolutely contemporary spirit, brought to life with bespoke craftsmanship both the historic iron maker
Inspired by the Art Deco movement and the designs of the 1950s and 1970s, the collection pays tribute to a number of
The collection was unveiled as a scenography that was a tribute to