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Trend Topics - April 2016

Published on by Celine Junius Gombert - updated on

Discover another side of Foire de Paris 2016 (TOP12)

Did you know? Since 1904, Foire de Paris has introduced visitors to the latest trends, major innovations or little novelties that add to their daily lives. 

BROCANTELAB : A NEW WAY TO SHOP SECOND-HAND 

– Connect individual buyers with professional second-hand sellers for a new bargain-hunting experience.
– Enable people to browse a virtual flea market from home in just a few clicks. 
– Highlight second-hand sellers and offer a new vision for the trade. 

www.brocantelab.com

STOOLY : UNIQUE SPACE-SAVING DESIGN STOOL THAT’S GOOD FOR THE ENVIRONMENT

-  The flexible honeycomb structure of these extremely sturdy folding cardboard stools has been studied long and hard.

-  Now in its most advanced form ever, it can withstand a whopping 300kg load.

www.stooly.fr  

EGO : MODULAR OUTDOOR FURNITURE

The armchair, sofa, ottoman, love seat, table and half-table are built in a honeycomb shape that allows for many different set-ups.
Whether for a private tête-à-tête, an open conversation or even a little eavesdropping, the different combinations play out in an open way with the goal of bringing people together.

http://www.egoparis.com/tendances/ 

OZNOON : ORIGAMI LAMPS

The brainchild of sculptor and designer Junior Fritz Jacquet, Oznoon is a collection of lamps made of parchment paper, blending purity and poetry. 

http://oznoon.fr/15-suspension  

OCEAN COMMUNITY : Designer jellyfish aquariums

Forget your old fishtank with a boring little goldfish swimming back and forth! Here’s a new take on aquarium culture that makes it an integral part of interior design. Their new idea? Jellyfish.    

http://oceancommunity.fr/  

NORDIQUE France – TYLO : A READY-TO-INSTALL SPA!

Nordique France offers an innovative solution that’ll make old dreams come true with a modern spa unit that can fit into any sort of space.

https://www.nordiquefrance.com  

MON LIT ET MOI : FIGURE OUT YOUR SLEEPING DNA

Three mattress collections: in spring, latex and memory foam – and for some, the exclusive combination of several technologies that can satisfy even the most demanding comfort needs. 

http://www.monlitetmoi.fr/ 

THREADSMITH MEN: A STAIN-PROOF T-SHIRT  

Created by an Australian start-up, these T-shirts have hydrophobic properties that make them resistant to liquids – and stains! 

http://www.thethreadsmiths.com/ 

BIKE TO FUTURE : A magnetic lacing solution for children and adults

The shoes are “tied” using an attachment system made up of two magnetic parts that close. No laces, no knots and no untying for this new shoe accessory.

http://www.biketofutur.fr/ 

VERITABLE : SELF-SUSTAINING INTELLIGENT GARDEN

This self-sustaining, LED-illuminated interior garden uses patented Veritable “gold bars” – plant inserts for the Veritable garden – which guarantee six months of harvests. 

https://www.veritable-potager.fr/en/  

MOOTI : A CUP FOR EVERYTHING

The spark for this idea came in July 2013 in Paris along the banks of the Seine just below the magnificent Alexandre III bridge. At a festive cocktail party with more than 3,000 attendees, its creator conjured up a container that users could both drink and eat from while holding in one hand, allowing them to mingle at ease and not have to worry about juggling a glass and plate at the same time.

http://mooti.fr/

MOULE WALKER: A MOULE-FRITES FOOD TRUCK!

A Normandy native has just come up with an original food truck concept that lets you eat moules-frites while on the go! Now, on this “Moule Walker” platter, 180g of fresh shelled mussels are served in a bowl with a sauce of your choice. 

http://www.moulewalker.com/collection

 

A big thanks to publicist Estelle Bigouret (who you can find on Twitter @estellebigouret ) for this compilation of some of the 1,800 exhibitors and 3,700 brands!

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