It’s that time of year once again, yes January means interiors. Its when the world’s interiors folk emerge after Christmas for some of the biggest design and homeware exhibitions. We’ve highlighted the best destinations this January to fulfil your every wallpaper, pendant lamp and coffee table need in our comprehensive guide to what to see where.

IMM Cologne

19 – 25 January

The first interiors show of the year, IMM (internationale möbelmesse) Cologne held at Koelnmesse exhibition centre is the primary stop for the interiors world, showcasing furniture, lighting and accessories. Our top picks from the show include: E15, ARTE and Staffan Tollgard for JAB Anstoetz with trends including 3D elements and contrasting mustard yellows against grey.

19th – 24th January: 9am – 6pm

25th January: 9am – 5pm


Maison&Objet Paris

23 – 27 January

Celebrating a 20 year anniversary in January this year, Maison&Objet Paris continues to attract the masses to the grand Villepinte.  Exhibitors vary from small, artisan craftsmen to internationally renowned designers and it’s this mix which makes Maison so attractive to the design and interiors community. Our ones to see this year include Porada, Tom Faulkner and Shoya Yoshida.

23rd – 26th January: 9:30am – 7pm

27th January: 9:30am – 6pm