“Wallpaper* announces Konstantin Grcic to be the joint winner of this year’s DESIGNER OF THE YEAR AWARD.
Konstantin Grcic can do industrial design and conceptual experiments better than anyone, as proven by last year’s sweeping overview of his career at the Vitra Design Museum.
At Design Miami/ Basel, he turned heads with his pavilion for Audi, built from parts of the new TT Coupé. Grcic also produced the ‘Rival’ chair for Artek and the ‘Tuffy’ chair for Magis, as well as making his first foray into bathroom furniture for Laufen.
But his ‘Man Machine’ collection for Galerie Kreo was perhaps the most striking: mechanical glass furniture animated by pistons and cranks”