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Mon 20.8.

Czech modernism: Zbyněk Hřivnáč (CZ)

Posted by Susanne Fritz on 20.08.2012 - Tagged as: , ,

Alfa Café, Zbyněk Hřivnáč and Jan Šrámek, chandeliers by René Roubíček, Prague, 1965; image courtesy of Zbyněk Hřivnáč archive

Zbyněk Hřivnáč, who was born in 1932 close to Opava, Moravia, belongs to a group of creative minds that could participate in designs from the large architectural and interior commissions of the former Czechoslovak state between the 1950s and 1980s.

Until recently, he has still been hidden in the anonymity of the large architectural offices, which were directly controlled by the state, as was usual at the time of the communist regime.

 

Read more about the rediscovery of the Czech modern designer Zbyněk Hřivnáč in our News & Trends magazine

Interiors of Beneš Villa, design by Karel Filsak, Jan Šrámek, Karel Filsak ml. and Zbyňek Hřivnáč, 1975 – 1976; image courtesy of Zbyněk Hřivnáč archive

Czechoslovak Embassy in London, architecture and interiors by Jan Bočan, Jan Šrámek, Zdeněk Rothbauer, Oldřich Novotný a Zbyněk Hřivnáč, 1969; image courtesy of Zbyněk Hřivnáč archive

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