Fashion brands and their home collections
The main trends @ the Maison & Objet 2014 are: retro (even in kitchens), lots of buttons, digital prints and yellow:
Additionally besides the omnipresent Tom Dixon, you could see a new breed of Designer-Labels where the Designer is taking up the role of manufacturer/editor instead of just serving the industry: Matthew Hilton, Andrew Martin are just two examples. This trend feels like setting up your own record label for a band. More risk but also more control at the same time.