The irrefutable lightness of Pierre Charpin

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Crescendo, coffee table (2012).

Crescendo, coffee table (2012).

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Pierre Charpin.

Pierre Charpin. Image: Morgane Le Gall

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Parabola, floor lamp (2009).

Parabola, floor lamp (2009).

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Carafe Eau de Paris (2004).

Carafe Eau de Paris (2004).

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Gallery-Milano Stands (2002).

Gallery-Milano Stands (2002).

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Scatola 9, box (2005).

Scatola 9, box (2005).

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Ignotus Nomen collection, bench (2011).

Ignotus Nomen collection, bench (2011).

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Ignotus Nomen collection, vase (2011).

Ignotus Nomen collection, vase (2011).

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Marbles & Clowns collection, low table (2015).

Marbles & Clowns collection, low table (2015).

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Triplo, vase (2013).

Triplo, vase (2013).

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Lao, lamp (2010).

Lao, lamp (2010).

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Cestini, basket range (2011).

Cestini, basket range (2011).

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Série Écran Sérigraphié, vases (1998-2001).

Série Écran Sérigraphié, vases (1998-2001).

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Every year, Maison&Objet – one of the world’s most reputable interior design fairs – selects a product designer as the top in their field. This year’s turn belongs to Pierre Charpin, a Parisian born into a family of artists and whose style has been described as: “Clean and sensual, elegant and warm.” Here are some of our favourite Charpin pieces.


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