Pierre Charpin Named Maison et Objet´s 2017 Designer of the Year

Pierre Charpin has been named Maison et Objet’s Designer of the Year and will showcase his work in a self-designed hub at the fair in January.

Pierre Charpin Named Maison et Objet´s 2017 Designer of the YearCharpin was recognized as Designer of the Year for the fair’s January edition on the basis of his vast portfolio of work across a number of the world’s leading brands.

Pierre Charpin Named Maison et Objet´s 2017 Designer of the YearAt the fair, the chosen designer showcases their work in a space entirely designed by and dedicated to them. Last year Japanese studio Nendo created a chocolate-themed lounge area in Paris, while US designer Rafael de Cárdenas brought a neon jungle to Miami.

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Pierre Charpin Named Maison et Objet´s 2017 Designer of the YearThe most recent winner was London designer Ilse Crawford, who created a Designers’ Studio with spaces to help visitors to the Paris fair “relax, collapse, recharge, recap, reconnect, regroup and refresh”.

Pierre Charpin Named Maison et Objet´s 2017 Designer of the YearIn his self-designed space, Charpin will present a number of products he has created throughout his career, including the PC lamp he developed over a three-year period with Sebastian Wrong.

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Pierre Charpin Named Maison et Objet´s 2017 Designer of the YearSince the early 1990s Charpin has devoted himself to designing furniture and objects. In 1990 his first solo exhibition was held at the Galerie Perkal, in Paris, where he presented his research into the possibility of “anthropomorphic” furniture, and a series of silver tableware objects.

banner-new-catalogue-covet-loungePierre Charpin was born in 1962 in Saint–Mandé (near Paris) and graduated from the Beaux–Arts de Bourges in 1984. Since the early 1990s he has devoted himself to designing furniture and objects.

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