8½ by Pierre Charpin 27.01.09

words Johanna Agerman

On Saturday Pierre Charpin reveals a new collection of limited edition pieces at Galerie Kreo in Paris, the show is called 8½. “I didn’t want a round number – it’s playing on something being unfinished and still in between,” says Charpin of the name. You can read the full story in the March issue of icon, out at the beginning of February.

top image Long structure shelves in varnished aluminium also comes as a High structure shelving unit

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image Moon mirror in polished stainless steel was first shown at Galerie Kreo last October but made it’s way into this exhibition too

image The Parabola lamp in matt resin with a metal stand exudes a soft pink sheen, seemingly without a light source

image Box Plus Plus is a sculptural storage unit in varnished aluminium with a white painted steel base

image The black resin Monolith coat hanger balances uneasily on a metal plate

image The Suspension table is reminiscent of a spinning top and is suspended from the ceiling rather than resting on the floor

image The aluminium Cockle table is ambiguous as to whether it’s squishy and soft or cold and hard

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