Jiří Krejčiřík<

Jiri, born in 1989, is a multidisciplinary designer based in Prague. He has experience working for international studios and brands as well as cooperating with private clients. He works across a variety of projects ranging from art direction to glass design, lighting objects and furniture. Additionally, he focuses on interior design, product design and installations. His work encompasses everyday products, gallery objects and limited series. He is particularly interested in the value of local cultural heritage – the visual dialogue between history and the present, and their associated aesthetics.

Awards

02/2020 // Czech Grand Design Awards 2019 / The Designer of the Year / Nominee

02/2020 // ELLE Decoration International Design Awards 2020 / The Designer of the Year / Nominee

10/2019 // Designblok Award 2019 / Best new product by a designer / Winner

10/2017 // DesignBlok Award 2017 / Rückl / Installation / Main Prize
04/2015 // Hansgrohe Design Prize 2015 by iF International Forum

Design, Germany /Concept of puriness – Bachelor thesis / One of the six winners

06/2014 // Design solution of the information area of the NC Královo Pole shopping centre in Brno / Winner

05/2013 // Prize of the Deputy Mayor of the City of Pilsen / Award of the city of Pilsen

05/2013 // Forum Junge Kunst Bayern-Tschechien 2013 by CeBB, Germany / Winner

11/2012 // General Director’s Prize of the National Technical Museum in Prague / Concept of puriness – Bachelor thesis

11/2012 // Director’s prize of the Institute of Art and Design at the University of West Bohemia in Pilsen / Winner

11/2012 // LEO Express design competition / Second Prize
08/2012 // The Royal Thai Embassy competition / Winner

04/2012 // Director’s Prize of the Institute of Art and Design at the University of West Bohemia in Pilsen / Winner

02/2012 // The best design solution Prize of the University of West Bohemia in Pilsen / Winner

Collections

2020 // Rossana Orlandi Master Gallery / Milano, Italy

2020 // Rossana Orlandi Summer Gallery / Porto Cervo, Sardinia

2020 // Moravska galerie v Brne / Czech Republic

2012 // Royal Thai Embassy in the Czech Republic / Prague, Czech Republic

2012 // The National Technical Museum of Prague / Czech Republic

Private collectors: Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Slovakia, Russia, USA

 

Education

2012-2015. Ladislav Sutnar Faculty of design and art, University of West Bohemia, Pilsen. Product and Industrial design (Master’s degree) Led by doc. ak. soch. František Pelikán

2013-2014. The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Design, Copenhagen. Furniture and Interior design (Freemover student: Master’s degree) Led by Søren Holst, Thomas Harrit, Claus Asp, Andreas Lund and Mark Tingkov

2009-2012. Institute of Art and Design at the University of West Bohemia, Pilsen. Product Design (Bachelor’s degree) Led by MgA. Zdeněk Veverka and doc. ak. soch. František Pelikán

2005-2009. Secondary Art School, Prague. Design and production of furniture and interior design

Collaborations with galleries

Rossana Orlandi Master Gallery ( Milano, Italy )
Rossana Orlandi Summer Gallery ( Sardinia, Italy )
DOX by Qubus ( Prague, Czech Republic )
Praguekabinet ( Prague, Czech Republic )
Art Design Gallery ( Prague, Czech Republic )
Artiseme ( Prague, Czech Republic )
Deelive ( Prague, Czech Republic )
Debut ( Prague, Czech Republic )
Pragartworks ( Prague, Czech Republic )
Slavica ( Bratislava, Slovakia )
Delisart ( Lugano, Switzerland )
Movimento ( London, United Kingdom )
The Artling (Singapore & Shanghai, Asia)

 

Publications

Wallpaper*
Harper’s Bazaar
Architectural Digest Middle East
ELLE decoration
ELLE
Design Avenue
Living
Czechdesign
iDNES
Novinky
Lidovky
WHAT news
Tyden
Tvararchitect
H.O.M.i.E.
Moderní byt
Dolcevita
Esprit magazine