Apprenticeship as cabinet maker at Parnham College, UK, 1988-1990 MA in Industrial Design, Royal College of Art, London.
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Grcic’s products have received prestigious design awards. In October 2000 Konstantin Grcic was nominated “Guest of Honour” at the Interieur Biennial ( INTERIEUR 06 is the 20th edition of the Interieur Biennale. … It has been a tradition at the Interieur Biennale ) in Kortrijk/Belgium presenting an extensive show of his work.
The Mayday-lamp produced by Flos was selected for the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art( The Museum of Modern Art’s Web site provides information on current and upcoming art ) in New York and won the Compasso D’Oro ( Il premio Compasso d’Oro viene assegnato sulla base di una preselezione effettuata ) in 2001.
Konstantin Grcic trained as a cabinetmaker at the John Makepeace School in Dorset, England, before studying industrial design at the Royal College of Art in London. Since founding his Munich-based practice Konstantin Grcic Industrial Design (KGID) in 1991, he has developed products, furniture and lighting for leading companies.
Chairs can emphasise a person’s characteristics. There are chairs that you think are beautiful and that make you more beautiful as a result.