Now! Le Off was our top spot for spotting creative designs from fresh new designers at this year´s Paris Design Week. Nearly 100 designer-makers, schools, and institutions shared a factory-like space at Les Docks, Cité de la Mode -- right on the River Seine. Read on for our favorite finds from this year's show!
Inspired by a recent trip to Iceland, Beatrix Li-Chin Lus created a series of stackable boxes shaped like volcanoes. She also exhibited a set of playful flower vases made from recycled wood with non-toxic finishes.
Pierre Guillou’s flat pack “En Bois Table” can be assembled without the use of screws or glue. The minimalist furnishing is beautifully made from sustainably-sourced birch.
Young French designer Henri Dejeant exhibited a collection of lamps and iPhone speakers made from colorful recycled paper pulp. He shared his booth with his dad’s sleek furniture, while his mom did the pr.
Turriniby is a curvy bamboo lounge chair that will rock your world.
These stunning iridescent table lamps were designed by setting LEDs behind sheets of recyclable acrylic. The lamps’ colors change when viewed from different angles.
Yuan Yuan‘s steel chair doubles as a piece of exercise equipment! It’s designed to encourage users to take a healthy break from work.
Marieke Verbrugghe created an object for information exchange using a memory stick as a key ring, inspiring data flow within a household.
Diverse, surprising and full of eco-design gems, Now! Le Off at Paris Design Week is the space for seeing fresh designs take off.
Photos © Ana Lisa Alperovich for Inhabitat