Konstantin Grcic

Konstantin Grcic Industrial Design (KGID) was founded in 1991. The office has established its reputation in various fields of design ranging from furniture and industrial products to exhibition design and architecture related work. KGID is collaborating with some of the leading names in the international design industry.

Many of Konstantin Grcic's products have received international design awards (a.o. winner of the Compasso d`Oro for the lamp MAYDAY in 2001) and form part of the permanent collections of the world's most prestigious museums (MoMA / New York, Centre Georges Pompidou / Paris, Die Neue Sammlung / Munich etc.).

Konstantin Grcic defines function in human terms, combining formal strictness with considerable mental acuity. Each of his products is characterized by his careful research into the history of design and architecture and his passion for technology and materials. Known for pared-down pieces, Grcic is often called a minimalist but the designer himself prefers to speak of simplicity.

Born in 1965. From 1985-1987 Konstantin Grcic Apprenticed as a cabinet maker at Parnham College, UK, 1988-1990 MA in Industrial Design, Royal College of Art, London.