Among the Bresilien designers Humberto and Fernando Campana and French designer Hubert le Gall, the Designers of the Year at Maison & Objets 2012 is also the japanese designer Tokujin Yoshioka.

Tokujin Yoshioka has been honored with several awards including 2007 ‘Designer of the Year’ at Design Miami, Elle Deco International Design Awards – Designer of the Year in 2009 and Artist of the Year at the Tokyo Design Art and Environmental Awards 2010.

His work is permanently displayed at contemporary art museums such as the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York or Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris.

When I saw his white cloud sofa or armchair, I could perfectly imagine it in my flat. His aerial lines and design of quite consistant pieces of furniture inspirate by nature are a thrill I’m really looking forward to see at one of the most influential interior design shows. A selection of his pieces will be displayed throughout the duration of fair, as well as a selection of the work of the other designers.

Maison & Objets – January 20-24 at Villepinte, Parc des Exposition, North of Paris, France.