Paris Design Week 2023 Events to Love

paris design week 2023 September events photo by luca micheli unsplash

September may be one of the most beautiful times to visit Paris! Summer tourism has slowed, but the weather is not yet Fall. And if you love beauty, in September in Paris, you will find it beyond the city’s stunning landscape, robust museums, and exquisite fashion scene as Paris Design Week fuses itself throughout the urban center and across the country with France Design Week. Taking place alongside the world-renowned home decor trade show Maison & Objet, this year’s Paris Design Week and its fabulous lineup of events runs from September 7-16, 2023.

Christian Lacroix Maison x Designers Guild

Thursday, September 7, 2023

Christian Lacroix Maison unveils their new Autumn/Winter 2023 Collection in the presence of Creative Director Sacha Walckhoff at a Lacroix Extravaganza sure to be loved!

Designers Guild Showroom, 2, rue du Mail, 75002

Féau Boiseries & Lesage Interieurs

Keeping the tradition of French-style interiors alive, Féau Boiseries offers an unparalleled collection of antique wood paneling designs brought to life within contemporary interiors. Join Féau Boiseries and Lesage Interiors during Paris Design Week 2023, with The Invisible Collection and Le19M.

9 rue Laugier, 75017

Think Pink by Uchronia

Thursday, September 7 – 17, 2023

Like a summer evening breeze, architecture firm Uchronia settles in the orangery of the Hôtel de Sully for PDW 23. A radiant, colorful atmosphere showcasing their exquisite furniture and textile designs spreads from room to room. The decor an ode to traditional French know-how and a whimsical dreamland.

5 Pl. des Vosages, 75004

Poésies métalliques

September 5 – 28, 2023

A visit to see interior architect and designer Raphaël Campagnari’s art will require a trip outside Paris to Burgandy, which, of course, will be well worth it! Raphaël transforms sheets of raw steel into functional and poetic objects by cutting and folding simple geometric shapes that he calls a-typo. His work will be on display at the beautiful Villars-et-Villenotte commune.

21140 Villars-et-Villenotte, Burgundy-Franche-Comté – France

The NFT Factory

Wednesday – Saturday | 11 AM – 7 PM

The NFT Factory in Paris is all about making NFTs known to the public. Curious? Stop by during Paris Design Week 2023 for special events!

137 rue Saint-Martin, 75004

myth coffee table koket luxury brass furniture art two piece cocktail table round

The Invisible Collection

Known for its impeccable offering of iconic designer furniture, The Invisible Collection brings handmade decor to the world from its online shop and stores in London, Paris, and New York. During Paris Design Week 2023, The Invisible Collection will transform its Rive Gauche boutique. Its iconic collection will also be part of the notable Féau Boiseries event noted above.

20 Rue Amélie, 75007

“FEU!” by Meet Met Met

Wednesday, September 6 – 10, 2023

The MEET MET MET collective presents its first exhibition, “FEU!”, where 20 designers from the new generation explore the ashtray object in all its forms. For Paris Design Week, MEET MET MET proposes an eclectic event that reveals the stylistic richness of the invited designers around this object. The scenography, mirroring the chosen theme, presents each artwork on wooden pedestals, partially consumed by flames.

7 rue des Gravilliers, 75003

Histoire de territoire, Design de demain: Journée internationale de la lumière: un levier de rayonnement du design en Bretagne?

September 10, 2023 | 11 AM

International Day of Light: A Shining Opportunity for Promoting Design in Brittany.” Set at the historical landmark Villa McGregor outside Paris in Saint-Grégoire, a lively dialogue awaits on the founders of cinema the Lumière brothers, and the International Day of Light. Hosted by Théophile Lognoné Cultural Foundation. Learn more & Register >>

Villa McGregor, 21 rue Jean Monnet, 35760 Saint-Grégoire

france design week 2023 international day of light rainbow over ocean coast Photo Courtesy of Théophile Lognoné Cultural Foundation
Photo Courtesy of Théophile Lognoné Cultural Foundation

Tajan Paris Design Week Auction

Tuesday, September 19, 2023 | 3 PM

During the occasion of Paris Design Week 2023, auction house Tajan invites you to explore a beautiful collection of modern and contemporary ceramics set for a September 19th auction sale.

Espace Tajan, 37, rue des Mathurins, 75009

Le Corbusier’s Studio Apartment

Thursday, Friday & Saturday

Visit Le Corbusier’s studio apartment set in the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Molitor Building. The duplex houses Le Corbusier’s home and painting studio and will be welcoming PDW23 visitors!

24, rue Nungesser et Coli75016

Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche

From September 1 – December 31, 2023

After the success of the immersive play “Au Bonheur des Dames”, Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche invites Cirque Le Roux to take possession of the premises for an unprecedented co-production. At nightfall, after the store closes, take a seat and let yourself be carried away by this new show, which combines circus art, cinema, dance, and theatre. Book >>

Bon Marché Rive Gauche

Galeries Lafayette Champs-Élysées

Thursday, September 8 – 18, 2023

A must on every fashion lovers visit to Paris. For the first time, the Galeries Lafayette Champs-Elysées opens the doors of the former boardroom of the First National City Bank as part of the exhibition “Lost Paradise” by Marianna Ladreyt and Mathilde Gullaud. Invited to design the space, the artist duo proposed a colorful, offbeat, and imaginative universe. “Like a meteorite washed up in the heart of the Department Store, a new ecosystem has developed. A fantasy and fantastic universe coming to seize the existing.”

60 Av. des Champs-Élysées, 75008

La Galerie de Pierre Marie

Since its 2018 opening, Pierre Marie’s Gallery has showcased one exhibition a year. These exhibitions are where Pierre Marie creates unique decorative ensembles that consist of art and small furnishings. For 2023, Pierre Marie and Dimore Gallery revive the story of L’Amateur de Parfum in a tapestry, stained glass folding screen, custom rugs, and hand-blown glass objects.

21 Rue Victor Massé, 75009

de Gournay Paris Showroom

From September 8 – October 6, 2023

Whenever we are in Paris, we always love to visit de Gournay and delight in its hand-painted and hand-embroidered wallcoverings! In honor of Paris Design Week, they will be hosting a month long exhibit showcasing new works by American ceramicist Frances Palmer, and British shell artist Tess Morley. These works are presented alongside de Gournay’s latest installations of handcrafted wallcoverings.

15 Rue des Saints-Pères, 75006

Ceramics by Frances Palmer exhibit at de Gournay
Display of work by Frances Palmer | Photo Courtesy of de Gournay

Marie Daâge

La haute couture de table awaits at Marie Daâge’s flagship store in Paris. Hand-painted iconic porcelain is at the heart of Marie Daâge. Visit and fall in love!

12 Rue de Tournon Paris VI

Pierre Lacroix

During Paris Design Week 2023, interior and architectural designer Pierre Lacroix launches his first furniture collection at the brand’s Paris office. A must-see!

Saint Germain

Galerie Thierry Lemaire

You can also find a selection of Thierry Lemaire furniture at Féau Boiseries among the pieces from the Invisible Collection (see event details above!). During PDW23 Galerie Thierry Lemaire invites you to come and discover the latest designs showcased in their gallery.

11 rue Bonaparte, 75006

Visit NV Gallery to discover a new limited edition of its iconic Wayne chair and its new AW 23-24 textile collection. Founded by Natalie Hanczewski and Thibaut Saguet, entrepreneurs with a passion for interior design and decoration, the NV GALLERY studio was born with a simple observation: it’s difficult, if not impossible, to find designer, modern furniture at affordable prices on the furniture market.

5 Rue d’Argout, 75002

Le Festival du Monde

September 15 – 17, 2023

The journalists of Le Monde welcome all those who wish to exchange, debate, learn, dance, listen, and taste their hearts out! to the Festival du Monde! A Paris Design Week 2023 event extra bonus!

 67-59 Av. Pierre-Mendès-France, Paris 13th

Feature Photo by Luca Micheli

More to Love!

Discover LH’s Favorite Spots in Paris
All Things Paris Haute Couture Fall/Winter 23-24