Parisian design fair Maison & Objets recently named Pierre Charpin as 2017 Designer of the Year. His creations already has been appreciated by the Galerie Kreo and produced by renowned publishing house Alessi. While nowadays, the functional aspect is mainly required, Pierre Charpin defines himself as an artist above all ; pretty inspired by Italians Alessandro Mendini, Enzo Mari and Ettore Sottsass.