At Maison et Objet, Paris from 23-27 January, Matthew Hilton launched new products named after towns in Yorkshire, England. Otley Sofa, Overton Table, and Bretton Bed and Bedside reflect the rugged landscape of Yorkshire, a county of admirable beauty, and home to some of Hilton’s favorite modern sculptors. Robust materials including solid hardwood, anodised aluminium and rich textiles give shape to pared down, timeless furniture with a meticulous attention to detail.
The new products were presented at Maison et Objet in a specially designed, understated 'home' with calming grey walls and Douglas Fir flooring. Sources of inspiration punctuated the space, from the designer's own photography, to books on art and architecture, and carefully chosen accessories. The setting was both easy to relate to and non-specific, allowing the furniture to be the focal point, and for visitors to understand the work in a personal context.
Bretton Bed shown in Danish oiled walnut, linen, and taupe anodized aluminum.
Bretton Bedside shown in Danish oiled walnut and taupe anodized aluminum.
Overton Table shown in Danish oiled walnut and taupe anodized aluminum.
Otley Corner Unit Sofa-Left Hand, shown in Danish oiled walnut and fabric.