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At Maison et Objet Paris 2017, Missoni Home introduced a new textile collection for indoor and outdoor. As usual Missoni Home brought to Paris tradeshow their biggest player, which is textiles collections either for indoor and outdoor, and they nailed it once again. Maison & Objet is always a good start for italian design brands before the biggest worlwide furniture design show, Salone del Mobile.
Atmospheres reminiscent of distant travels among the tundra. This Nordic Fantasy takes inspiration from the icy tones and pure vibrant colours of the Sami traditions. Flowers, berries, leaves and dandelions play and dilate in a game of botanical allegories. Colours burst with spontaneity on the softened lichen grey panama printed cotton (Tijuana) and on polyester sheer curtain (Tropic), and like a folk composition, stand out from the birch grey background on the rug (Treasure).
Patterns of Nordic tapestries and mosaic tiles decorate soft Trevira jacquard fabric (Tucumcari and Tacoma) and undulating waves are intricately embroidered on the throw (Temperance). A dense, matt fabric with strong brushstrokes of glacial blue, bark brown and cranberry (Tallahassee) cover the modular sofa (Top4) and cushions.
Springtime; the season where colour blooms, alive with multiple emotions and varying intensities. Hellebore flowers are celebrated, their diaphanous petals with kaleidoscopic outline and veining open up on cotton crêpe fabric (Tsavo), transform into a charming rug (Tricia) and embellish percale bed sheets (Tilda).
A symphony of vertical stripes in defined pictorial hues gives personality to the jacquard viscose looped velvet (Tunisi) and is magical on the Trevira polyester curtain (Tanzania). On the floor; vibrant rainbow stripes stretch across a rug (Tanganyika) and on another, energetic multi-coloured zigzags interlock (Turkana).
The zigzag continues as a 3D weave on linen/cotton fabric (Togo), is softened on the wool gauze throw (Tibaldo) and on bed linen (Timothy).
Metallic and mineral tones gleam, enriched with contrasting shades. The Hellebore petals graphic in their interpretation, have a cinnamon colour centre in relief on velvet (Tokyo), on cotton satin are delicately embroidered (Taiwan) and appear sketched with charcoal on a soft throw (Tricia).
Alongside, is a chevron, like silver lightning, on a shaded grey background (Taipei) and with tiny dark zigzags and metallic accents, blurred on jacquard (Thailand). The geometry takes a faint and mesmerizing form on a merino wool throw (Timmy). Among these iridescences, is the placid and welcoming blue of the laser treated viscose/cotton velvet (Tibet).
A collection of Flame Retardant fabrics. Wild roses are the focus, painted like a watercolour and printed on satin chiné (Tahoe) to cover sofas or as sheer curtains (Tariba). Accompanying this are precious mosaic motifs on jacquard, so rich and decorative that they appear to be embroidered (Tucumcari e Tacoma).
The mood is completed with intense strong solid stripes (Tioga) that cover seating and with shaded multicolour lines on light curtains (Topeka). These strong motifs are complemented by a soft consistent textured plain jacquard (Tupelo) and the natural rustic feel of coarse jacquard in hay and brown tones (Teton). All fabrics are in Trevira CS.
*Master Moderno-indoor and outdoor
Iconic. The powerful zigzag pattern boldly contrasts and brightens the rug (Liuwa) and the poufs (Puntaspillone), and in the waterproof outdoor version (Kew Outdoor) it covers the Tiamat sofa. It has a place everywhere, wandering indoors, in the bedroom on percale bed sheets (Trevor), on fringed wool gauze throw (Teo) and on velour towels (Tolomeo).
Back outdoor; strong graduated vibrant striped fabric (Tonga) covers loungers (Jalamar) and sheer curtains are shaded tone on tone (Tokelau). Alongside, minuscule 3D trompe l’oeil fabric (Tupai) offers possibilities for indoor and outdoor cushions and covers and jacquard throws, bath and beach towels are enriched by a new weightlessness.
Lush blooms of geraniums blossom in enamelled porcelain tones on intricate cotton and lurex fabric (Tamarindo), and on a hand-tufted wool rug, like a round flowerbed (Tocantins). Complementing this are a lively cotton/lurex jacquard fabric in soft pastel and copper tones (Tomé) a delicate lattice of trompe l’oeil that softens the bright background tones (Tikal e Tabasco) and a bright symphony of stripes in looped velvet on an ivory base (Tulum). Throws in various multicolour geometries (Trinity e Terrell) and iridescent curtains (Tulcan).
Copper reflections triumph in this floral composition, on digitally printed cotton satin (Tarifa) and on the fringed wool gauze throw (Tina). Accompanying this, the charm of shaded geometries in twilight tones on jacquard fabric (Tbilisi), and metallic accents that stand out from the blurred reversible chevron (Thailand).
The softness of the laser treated viscose/cotton velvet (Tibet) is welcoming and sophisticate and subtle toned striped multicolour curtains of delicate cotton/linen gauze complete the mood (Tajmyr).