The French designer, Artist and Scenographer Pierre Charpin was Considered to be Designer of The Year for the Next Edition of Maison & Objet Paris
Pierre Charpin devotes himself to creating a poetic expression of minimalism within its objects and furniture. The designergraduated 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 designunique, archetypal shapes.
Pierre charpin is definitely a guest of honour in the world of design, with several international awards and a very fullfilled career in the designindustry with clients such as Post Design, Zanotta, Montina, Veniniand Alessi. His proactive and successful biography in the world of objects, Charpin has always devoted himself to the designof 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Charpin starts its collaboration with Galerie Kreo, one of our favorite galleries in the world, with the creation of unpublished pieces in limited edition.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 programm at the Villa Kujoyama in Kyoto, Japan and in 2017 at Maison & Objet Paris, hall 7 there will be a space designed by the magician himself.