January 2022

Posts tagged as 'Czech Design'

Wed 4.6.

‘Malva’ vases by Martin Jakobsen (CZ)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 04.06.2014 - Tagged as: ,

'Malva' vases by Martin Jakobsen

‘Malva’ vases by Martin Jakobsen

Czech designer Martin Jakobsen’s ‘Malva’ vase holds its flowers all the way inside its glass enclosure and, as the designer says, “for that reason there is no untidiness”.



Wed 12.2.

PORT X by S.A.D. Studio (CZ)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 12.02.2014 - Tagged as: ,

PORT X by S.A.D. Studio, seen here moored to the Rašín Embankment of the Vltava river

PORT X by S.A.D. Studio, seen here moored to the Rašín Embankment of the Vltava river

Architects Jerry Koza and Adam Jirkal of S.A.D. Studio have designed and built a modular houseboat that can also stand on solid ground and that combines wood, laminate and curves.



‘Eclipse mirror’ by Uli Budde

Known for their well-curated and undeniably insightful shows, the Czech creative collective Okolo strikes again, this time with an exhibition focusing on the ‘trend of creating mirrors in the context of contemporary experimental design’ which emerged in the recent years. On view at at the Superstudio Clam-Gallasův palác during the upcoming Designblok 2012, Prague Design and Fashion Week which opens on Monday (1 October), ‘The Mirror’ will present various forms of the mirror perceived by contemporary designers and artists such as, among many; Uli Budde, Oscar Diaz, Tomáš Král, OS ∆ OOS and Martin Žampach. (more…)

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.


Fri 17.8.

Light Sculptures by OKOLO (CZ)

Posted by Susanne Fritz on 17.08.2012 - Tagged as: , ,

Light Sculptures by OKOLO

Light Sculptures is a curated exhibition in the box. They have been produced for Santorini Biennale of Arts held at Santorini Island in Greece this summer. Exhibited at Computer house venue in Pyrgos, the project includes prints featuring historical selection of Czech modernist table lamps originated between 1950 and 1990.


For technical support contact Alfred Giolai Light Sculptures by OKOLO (CZ)