Here are the 6 amazing designers that have been selected as Maison et Objet 2019 Rising Talents!
Maison et Objet is the international authority for home decor, interior design, lifestyle culture, and trends. The Paris edition that’s held in January is one of the main events. This year the event is happening from the 18th to the 22nd of January.
One of the main events of the tradeshow is the section, which focuses on emerging designers and their work, typically from a specific country. This year the focus is on China and some emerging names in the design scene. Let’s find out who they are.
Mario Tsai Studio was founded in Hangzhou in the summer of 2014. It’s a research-oriented design studio that takes the design thinking output as the core, explores the potential attributes of materials and new application methods, with sustainability always in mind.
Frank Chou, the founder of Frank Chou Design Studio, was born in Beijing where the traditional and the contemporary era fuse as one. The design studio has become the most representative independent design studio in China, a studio captures the essence of materials and objects, creating elegant and long-lasting design pieces.
Hongjie Yang studied at the Eindhoven Design Academy, where he received his master’s degree in Contextual Design. Since then, he has focused his attention on work that examines where the distinctions in nature blur between intervention and non-intervention, as intervention itself starts to be seen as part of a natural process.
WUU was founded by Furong Chen in 2014. They are dedicated to developing while continuing to participate in art and design projects. Throughout the design process, the research is driven by a sense of timelessness that aims to create beautiful designs that stand the test of time.
Ximi Li holds a BA in Industrial design from the China Academy of Art, and a MA in Furniture Design from the Milano Politecnico. He used to work for Andrea Branzi (Founder of Memphis and Domus Academy) and Luca Trazzi, during the time he was living and studying in Milan.
Bentu Design Studio was founded in 2012 as an independent design brand. They engage in product design and innovation, which can be seen in the designs they create.
Find out more about these designers here.
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