Charles Kaisin is a Belgian designer, born December 5, 1972.
A graduate of the Royal College of Art in 2001, the studio of Ron Arad in London, after training for Architecture in Brussels, Charles Kaisin explores the processes that generate form.
After two courses in the workshops of Jean Nouvel in Paris and Tony Cragg in 1997, he participated in 2000 at the University of Arts Kyoto an exchange program during which he conducted research on new materials.
Charles Kaisin has made recycling one of his favorite themes. His creations are objects of contemporary design, made from recycled materials.
It deals with the design of objects, space planning and is artistic director for fashion shows. He has completed projects for the Paris offices of the Louvre Abu Dhabi, Swatch, Spatial Grand Auditorium at the site of the Grand Hornu (Province of Hainaut Grand Hornu, Belgium), the leather Delvaux, Royal Boch and loan collection China-to-wear collection.
There is also a lecturer at St. Luke School of Architecture in Brussels, where he holds the option Design in 4 and 5 and the College of Architecture & Design Advertising more known CAD
As part of its work on recycling, it transforms an empty bottle glass dinnerware, bowl away, the window of a washing machine, furniture resistant designs based newsprint creates bags and clothing from plastic shopping bag that heats and presses, many themes for a different perspective on life and death of objects.
His K-bench seat is inspired by his Japanese experience. He managed to create an object that is tough, flexible and expandable from a honeycomb honeycomb. This bench can take many forms and be installed both indoors and outdoors. He also conducted a newsprint version of the K-bench.
For Royal Boch, Charles Kaisin, true to his work on the mobility of objects, creating dishes, plates, reversible, where the movement is bound to the function to initiate another way to share and tableware.
He designed the interior trim of a wing of the MAC's (Museum of Contemporary Art in Grand Hornu, Belgium), designed for Pierre Marcolini chocolates and created a bag for the prestigious leather goods Delvaux.
• Internationales Design Zentrum Berlin: A Retrospective (October 2008)
• Grand Hornu Pictures, Grand Hornu, Belgium: A Retrospective (May 2009)
• Grand Palais (Paris): Exhibition of hairy flesh
• Mudam (Museum of Modern Art, Luxembourg): K-Bench
• Carrousel du Louvre (Paris): Newspaper Bench
• Kyoto Art Center: recycled paper flesh
• Francoise Foulon, Pierre Sterckx, Mary Pokao Charles Kaisin: Design in Motion, Stichting Kunstboek BVBA, 2009, 128 p.
• Lise Coirier, Label-design.be, Design in Belgium after 2000, Stichting Kunstboek editions, P167-168, 2006;
• From A to Z - Made in Belgium, p.160-161 editions MMAP, 2001;
• Jean-Louis Gaillemin, Design against Design, two centuries of creation. NMR editions, hairy flesh P.311, 2007;
• Marianne Hublet, Dreams extensible Kaisin Charles, Weekend le Vif - L'Express, July 2004;
• Paolo Mariotti, "Eco Design" in Vogue Brasil February 2006