Pierre Charpin : Créateur de l’Année M&O Paris 2017

At the start of 2017, Maison & Objet presents Pierre Charpin as the creator of the year as product designer. The designer was given carte blanche to invest a dedicated space in the heart of the show in Villepinte.

Touches everything, Pierre Charpin knows infuse its sleek style and generous to the various objects he makes. We recognize his paw through the curved shapes and bright colors of its parts. It was during her studies at the Fine Arts in Bourges and culture of design in Italy, Pierre Charpin sees an opening, an opportunity to work on the form. He enjoys daily drawing, practice that allows it to flatten his ideas and move forward in its quest for simplicity and essential forms.


The designer was asked to many collaborations with houses such as Alessi, the Crystal St. Louis, Design Gallery Milano, Hermes, Ligne Roset, the Manufacture Nationale de Sèvres, Post Design, Tectona, Venini, Wrong for Hay. Most of these projects have resulted in the creation of objects by winning prestigious awards including the Compasso d'Oro award for his Triplo vase.

"An object never exists by itself: it creates landscapes in which we will live"Pierre Charpin

Pierre Charpin is also interested in the relationship between the object and its environment. He thus set design major thematic exhibitions, such as The sixties manual (Museum of Fashion and Textiles, Paris 2010) Mobiboom (Les Arts Décoratifs, Paris) and the third edition of the Triennale Design Museum in Milan Quali Cose Siamo, Organized by Alessandro Mendini and 2010 also intervenes on its own exhibitions.


To learn more, visit the site of Pierre Charpin

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