Jiří Krejčiřík

 

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Jiří, 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

 

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

 

Collections
2020 // Rossana Orlandi Master Gallery / Milano, Italia
2020 // Rossana Orlandi Summer Gallery / Porto Cervo, Sardinia
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, USA

 

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