• Tuesday, October 11: 11am – 12pm 

matériO’ Frühstück

This unmissable event, usually reserved for matériO’ members, is exceptionally open to all. It allows you to discover the latest selections of the matériOthèque, which watches over material innovation. A one-hour presentation of about 30 newly received samples over coffee and snacks. The meeting will be followed by a visit of the show.

Registration by email : hello@materio.com

  • Tuesday, October 11:: 2pm and 3:30pm

Material Curator : RDAI’s material library opens its doors

RDAI is launching Material Curator : a new materiality consulting and art direction service. Material Curator‘s ambition is to bring a creative and sensitive vision, combined with its expertise on the issue of materials and know-how. With a long experience of material development, from the architectural scale to that of the object, RDAI has built a worldwide network of several thousand suppliers. This selection of artisans and manufacturers is gathered in a physical location in the heart of Paris and referenced in a unique database. Material Curator opens up expertise and associated resources; until now reserved for their projects.

Guest expert: Carole Petitjean, Director of the Material Library and Design, RDAI

Registration by email : a.desanlis@bookstorming.com

  • Wednesday,  October 12: 2:30pm – 3:00pm

Eco-responsible materials: inventing, sourcing, renewing manufacturing processes

Materials, the starting point of everything that surrounds us, are being rethought in order to provide answers to today’s environmental challenges. Through the Rendez-vous de la Matière + fair(e) exhibition, the subject of “eco-responsibility” can be approached from different angles such as sourcing, recycled and recyclable materials, or upcycled materials… The visit will be an opportunity to highlight manufacturers and creators of materials who work on these themes with conviction.

Expert guest: Mélanie Charreteur, Designer behind the Instagram account @materiae_co

Registration by email : a.desanlis@bookstorming.com

  • Guided tours on request  

For any request for a guided tour for your team, according to your interests, you can write to us directly at: a.desanlis@bookstorming.com