Colin Eaton

Colin Eaton is a Dublin-based architect who specializes in the general. His extensive and varied travels inform his own architecture and life. He frequently stays in Paris between projects to enjoy the architecture, food and wine.

Maison & Objet September 2015

September 16, 2015 | By Colin Eaton | Archive

Inside the Closed Doors of Interior Decoration Show Maison & Objet, Paris’s biannual home-decoration trade fair, celebrated its 20th anniversary in September by changing its approach, focusing less on specialization and more on broad-based trends and lifestyles in an attempt … Read More

Maison & Objet

January 23, 2013 | By Colin Eaton | Shopping

Design Trends At this year’s Maison & Objet design trade show in Paris, there was a strong focus on sustainable and ecologically produced products. After years of decadence, followed by the recession, maybe this is the new luxury? Favorite

Maison & Objet and Design Week

September 25, 2012 | By Colin Eaton | Shopping

September was design month in Paris, with Maison & Objet, the home furnishing trade fair, at the Parc des Expositions and, for the public, Paris Design Week, with special events in 150 shops, galleries and design showrooms. Sustainability, the economy, … Read More

La Samaritaine

June 14, 2011 | By Colin Eaton | Shopping

After years of neglect and disuse, the venerable department store La Samaritaine is about to get a new face. Tokyo-based Pritzker Prize-winning architects SANAA (Sejima and Nishizawa and Associates), founded in 1995 by Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa, have been … Read More


February 7, 2010 | By Colin Eaton | Archive

Trendspotting at Interior Design Fair Vincent Grégoire’s “Elsewhere” installation for Nelly Rodi. Photo: Colin Eaton Trends come and go, but during the last few editions of the twice-yearly Maison et Objet interior-design trade fair in Paris, issues of sustainability and … Read More

Maison&Objet January 2015

February 7, 2010 | By Colin Eaton | Archive

Interior Decoration Trends: Making and Re-Making “Workshop Secrets,” a display at Maison&Objet. Photo: Colin Eaton The theme for the January 2015 Maison&Objet trade show, held twice a year just outside Paris to showcase innovations in home accessories and furnishings, was … Read More

Mohita & Bob

February 7, 2010 | By Colin Eaton | Archive

Paris Update Flash News TRENDY TAPAS The bar at Mojita et Bob on Rue Oberkampf. The lower stretch of Rue Oberkampf might well get its mojo back from the Belleville end with the recent arrival of tapas bar/restaurant Mojita et … Read More