Maison et Objet Paris selected french designer and artist, Pierre Charpin as designer of The Year!
Pierre Charpin devotes himself to creating a poetic expression of minimalism within its objects and furniture. The designer graduated from Bourges art school in 1984 and he certainly owns an artistic eye and remarkable taste for design. Chairs, tables, armchairs, Pierre Charpin dedicates all his attention to materials and details to design unique, archetypal shapes.
Pierre charpin is definitely a guest of honor in the world of design, with several international awards and a very fulfilled career in the design industry with clients such as Post Design, Zanotta, Montina, Venini and Alessi.
A proactive and successful biography in the world of objects, Charpin has always devoted himself to the design of innovative objects that revolutionized the industry. He has embarked upon a number of research projects with associations that are surely uncompromising “For me there is no difference between working for industry or a gallery”.
In 2005, Charpin starts a collaboration with Galerie Kreo, with the creation of unpublished pieces in limited edition. Furthermore, several collections are the subject of personal exhibitions in the Paris gallery: “Platform” in 2006, “All ‘aperto” in 2008, “8 1/2” in 2009 and “Ignotus Nomen” in 2011, “Marbles & Clowns in 2015 in London …
In 2011 Charpin introduces a collection of glasses for Cristalleries Saint-Louis named Intervalles. In 2012 a residential program at the Villa Kujoyama in Kyoto, Japan and in 2017 at Maison & Objet Paris, hall 7 there is a space designed by the magician himself.