Maison Et Objet Designer of The Year 2020 Michael Anastassiades

Maison Et Objet Designer of The Year 2020: Michael Anastassiades

Each year, one of the biggest interior design trade shows awards a designer – 2020’s Maison et Objet Designer of The Year is Michael Anastassiades. The Cypriot Designer has since 2007 established itself in the world of lighting design with a unique point of view when it comes to lighting design. The Designer of The Year 2020 brings us a soft and fresh set into the world of design.


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Considered one of the most important names in the world of lighting design, Maison et Objet Designer of the Year 2020 has some of the most poetic and beautiful works in the world of lighting design.

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Image Credit : Michael Anastassiades | Tip of The Tongue Lamp

Each piece of the designer’s work has a simplicity to it. With simple shapes and volumes, the language of the Michael Anastassiades works are a labour of passion and love. Simple yet astounding, the designer’s creations are meant to create interactions between people and objects.

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Image Credit : Michael Anastassiades | Happy Together

“For me, it is important to always show something different, make sure that what I design explores a new idea, uses new technology in a poetic way”

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Image Credit : Michael Anastassiades | Ball Light Wall & Ceiling

“For me, it is important to always show something different, make sure that what I design explores a new idea, uses new technology in a poetic way. I try to approach the practice with generosity and with an awareness of what came before. Lighting is my passion but I don’t feel limited in what I do as a designer, so I am happy to be surprised and have the opportunity of designing differ-ent things. “

Michael Anastassiades for Maison et Objet

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Image Credit : Michael Anastassiades | Mobile Chandeliers

When mentioning the work of the last twelve years, the designer of the year has spent a large amount of time processing what inspiration and the design process is. “It is only when you place every-thing randomly that you understand that the creative act extends beyond evolution and that instinct and spontaneity can surpass knowledge.”

All Images are from Michael Anastassiades


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