eugeni quitllet named maison&objet designer of the year 2016
 
eugeni quitllet named maison&objet designer of the year 2016
nov 30, 2015

eugeni quitllet named maison&objet designer of the year 2016

eugeni quitllet named maison&objet designer of the year 2016

 

 

 

each year, maison&objet acknowledges the most outstanding names of the international design and decor industries, and showcases each one of these creative protagonists during the global fair’s four annual editions: maison&objet paris in january (design-oriented) and september (interior architecture or decor-related); maison&objet asia in march; and maison&objet americas in may. each one of these occasions affords the selected individuals a space entirely dedicated to them, where they have the opportunity to showcase their work and express their design practice in a manner they see fit.
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‘cloud-io’ chair by eugeni quitllet for kartell
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for the january edition of maison&objet paris 2016, eugeni quitllet has been selected as designer of the year. the catalan designer, who graduated from la llotja art school in barcelona, readily describes his creative state of being that of a ‘disoñador’ — a contraction of the spanish words for ‘designer’ and ‘dreamer’. having been born in ibiza, quitllet first witnessed a rural stretch of beach become an informal hub for ultra-modern electronic music, before he grew up in barcelona; a place of architectural divide where gaudí’s organic outbursts fraternize with a rationalist marmoreal jewel (the pavilion) designed by mies van der rohe.
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‘dream tools’ collection by eugeni quitllet for lexon
image © christine ledroit-perrin

 

 

living and working in barcelona today, eugeni quittlet works across a range of design disciplines — from desktop accessories to electronics to furniture — conceiving best-selling objects that linger between drawings and sculptures, mastering fullness and voids; to reveal elegant silhouettes hidden within his material choices. his creative vocabulary surpasses the simple relationship between function and style, introducing new products to the contemporary design scene. with this, quitllet has quickly become a pioneer to watch, one who understands our ever-changing paradoxical age and who will bring his ambition and cultural values as a designer to the maison&objet exhibition space.eugeni quitllet maison et objet designer of the year designboom
‘VK-1’ headphones by eugeni quitllet for aëdleeugeni quitllet maison et objet designer of the year designboom
‘all ur children’s’ cutlery set for air france, special edition for the centre pompidou boutique by eugeni quitllet for IPI
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‘tube chair’ by eugeni quitllet for mobles 114
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‘tabu’ chair by eugeni quitllet for alias
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‘bum bum’ outdoor sofa by eugeni quitllet for vondom
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