Maison & Objet kicks off the year next weekend, from January 18-22 in Paris. Halls/Categories include: Ethnic Chic; Textiles; Tabletop; Craft; Deco Side; & Home Accessories. In Hall 8, Now! Design a Vivre, sounds interesting – an international exhibition showcasing current trends and new designers, reflecting innovation and creating a zone for mingling. 2013 Designers of the Year to be honored are Odile Decq, Joseph Dirand and Edward Barber & Jay Osgerby.