Charles Kalpakian
Charles Kalpakian
Based in
paris, France
Seniority
More than 10 years experience
Gender
Male
About

•Fr•
Charles Kalpakian est né à Beyrouth en 1982. Après des collaborations avec de prestigieuses agences, comme celle du designer Christophe Pillet, il ouvre son propre studio en 2011. Sa ligne claire, où se lisent les lignes de la calligraphie, s’applique à son design de mobilier et d’accessoires po

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ur la maison ainsi qu’à ses mises en scène. Ses créations mêlent influences orientales et culture occidentale de la modernité. Il a conçu les showrooms de la marque italienne Nemo Lighting à Paris et à Milan.

Au Salone del Mobile de 2018, il collabore avec Gebrüder Thonet Vienna pour le Wallpaper* Handmade. Charles Kalpakian anime, à la Fondation Tumo en Arménie, un atelier de design autour des artisanats locaux. Il réalise une grande sculpture pour l'hôtel Le Méridien de Riyad et participe à la biennale du design House Of Today à Beyrouth en 2018.

•En•
Charles Kalpakian was born in Beirut in 1982. After collaborations with prestigious agencies like that of designer Christophe Pillet, he opened his own studio in 2011. He uses clear, almost calligraphic lines in his furniture and accessory designs for the home as well as his scenographies. His creations mix Oriental influences with the Western culture of modernity. He designed the Paris and Milan showrooms for Nemo Lighting, an Italian company.

At the Italian furniture fair in 2018 he collaborated with Gebrüder Thonet Vienna for Wallpaper* Handmade. Charles Kalpakian runs a design workshop with local craftsmen at the Tumo Foundation in Armenia, designed a huge sculpture for the Le Meridien hotel in Riyad and participated in the 2018 House of Today design biennial in Beirut.

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