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Publication Date: 2015-03-18


4 Exhibitors to Know at MAISON&OBJET AMERICAS

On May 12, over 300 high-end brands will be in Miami for the first-ever MAISON&OBJET AMERICAS event—a global showcase for innovation and excellence. Following in the footsteps of the Paris and Singapore fairs, MAISON&OBJET AMERICAS is an exclusive opportunity to preview the best in lifestyle design from top brands in the United States and South America. In advance of the show, which will be held at the Miami Beach Convention Center, here's a closer look at four brands exhibiting this May.


1. LA FORGE DE STYLE. Since 2002, Frank Chartrain and David Gore have been designing exquisite architectural metalwork pieces for top interior designers and architects, mixing creativity and experimentation with traditional, time tested methods. Working out of La Forge de Style’s studios in New Jersey and Paris studios, the artisans create beautiful sculpted metal pieces that include everything from railings to console tables. At MAISON&OBJECT AMERICAS, La Forge de Style will showcase the many textures and finishes it has have developed for clients along with examples of its furniture and architectural craftsmanship.

Above: AC Coffee Table, La Forge de Style // Etched Bronze Lamp, La Forge de Style

Above: Display Table, La Forge de Style // Etched Cocktail Table, La Forge de Style // XVII Century Console, La Forge de Style

2. NIBA HOME. Founded by Nisi Berryman, Miami’s NIBA Home is a destination showroom known not only for statement accent pieces but also for furniture, lighting and art by notable and emerging artists. Berryman’s intuitive mixing of color, materials and styles has delighted design-savvy customers since the showroom’s opening in 2004. For MAISON&OBJET AMERICAS, NIBA Home will showcase exciting new works by Luis Pons, Greg Lotus, James Magni/Magni Collection, Evan Lewis, Pancho Luna and Robert Kuo, and a selection of recent introductions from Berryman’s own line, Nisi B.

SHOP: Victor Chair by Nisi B., NIBA Home ($4,300) // Lido Pedestal Table by Nisi B., NIBA Home (price upon request)

SHOP: Frame Collection, Curved Cabinet by Luis Pons, NIBA Home (price upon request) // Amsterdam Chair, NIBA Home (price upon request) // Scorpion Occasional Table, NIBA Home (price upon request)

3. FOLEY & COX. Known for beautiful interiors that have graced the pages of Architectural Digest, Traditional Home, Town & Country and many more publications, designers Mary Foley and Michael Cox embrace a style of “comfortable luxury” that is also a hallmark of their casegoods, upholstered furniture and outdoor collections. At MAISON&OBJET AMERICAS, the duo will be showing pieces from their outdoor collection, which launched last year. Two items not to miss are the Cabo Chaise and Las Ventanas Pouf, both perfect for outdoor entertaining without sacrificing style.

SHOP: Cabo Chaise, Foley & Cox ($2,950) // Las Ventanas Pouf, Foley & Cox ($800)

SHOP: Palmilla Lounge Chair, Foley & Cox ($3,650) // Tulum Floor Lamp, Foley & Cox ($250) // Orsay Arm Chair, Foley & Cox ($3,450)

4. Robert A.M. Stern Architects. Led by partners Dan Lobitz and Alex Lamis, the product design group at Robert A.M. Stern Architects creates furnishings that stand at the intersection of tradition and innovation. Known especially for their stately style, the firm’s pieces are found in residential homes as well as libraries and colleges across the globe. This timeless American design will be on display at MAISON&OBJET AMERICAS this May, in particular with the Stuyvesant armchair and Butterfield table/desk, which the firm has created in collaboration with Kindel Furniture.

SHOP: Butterfield Writing Desk/Table, Robert A.M. Stern Collection for Kindel Furniture (price upon request) // Stuyvesant Armchair, Robert A.M. Stern Collection for Kindel Furniture (price upon request)

SHOP: Single- and Double-Tiered Tripod Tables, Robert A. M. Stern Architects (price upon request) // Wingback Chair, Robert A. M. Stern Architects (price upon request) // Bibliotheque End Table, Robert A. M. Stern Architects (price upon request)


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