Charles Kalpakian was born in Beirut, Lebanon. After 10 years of collaboration with prestigious agencies, he became a freelance designer and develops his own projects. He draws the style from his roots which is France, Lebanon and the street art culture. He is interested in the braiding of materials. In 2011, as a part of the Paris Design Week, he presented to “Docks en Seine” the prototype of a wall cabinet.
Graduated from the Faculty of Architecture at Politechnika Warszawska (the University of Technology in Warsaw) he is an owner of IN DESIGN studio. In his daily work he focuses on designing office spaces – both corporate and public. He takes also interest in a widely understood commercial design. He has been involved in projects among others for such companies as Canal +, HBO, T-Mobile, Abbot, Mc Kinsey, Diageo, Accenture, Connect Medica, Enea, Roche, Colliers, Akademickie Inkubatory Przedsiębiorczości. In 2012 he won a prestigious award Red Dot Design Award for the reception desk Zig-Zag designed for MDD.