A Highlight of Konstantin Grcic
June 19, 2015
Born in Munich, Germany in 1965, Grcic’s entry into design arguably began in his childhood, where he demonstrated both a love and aptitude for building things. After high school he began working for an antique furniture restorer, an experience that he credits for helping him learn “how to make things properly”.
This experience gave way to Grcic’s apprenticeship with a cabinetmaker, which is where his passion truly blossomed; it was then that he realized that the one thing he loved more than building was designing. This realization led him to pursue an education at the Royal College of Art in London, where he further refined his passion to focus on designing furniture in particular.
Given this evolution in his design sensibility, it is perhaps no surprise that Grcic’s work, including those I feature in my showroom, display an engineer’s approach to functionality and form. His style is distinctively industrial, with an emphasis on simplicity, minimalism, honest of materials, and respect for the production process. Grcic shows a meticulous attention to detail when it comes to balancing formal strictness with character. His works are at once both efficient and full of life, lacking the coldness most would associate with an industrial motif.
In recent years, Grcic has embraced the use of 3-D computer modeling, a pioneering process that he describes as a turning point for his renowned studio, Konstantin Grcic Industrial Design (KGID). Though his latest works remain cutting-edge and widely lauded, his Chair_One is still the most recognizable legacy. Considered an icon in the global design world, it is part of numerous permanent collections across the world, including New York City’s MoMA and Paris’ Centre Georges Pompidou.
To see more of this brilliance, visit my showroom at CA Modern Home at 1560 Lenox Ave. Suite 101 Miami Beach, Florida 33139, or contact 800.605.1859 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Leave a comment
Comments will be approved before showing up.
Also in News
July 21, 2021
Remodeling any part of your home should be exciting! Kitchen renovations are often costly and time-consuming, but the results will be well worth it! While a professional kitchen remodeling contractor is the best way to go, there are some steps you can take yourself to be more involved in the process.
As the largest online dealer of modern furniture, we’ve helped countless clients explore kitchen furniture and accessories that put the finishing touches on their projects. In this article, we’ll explore some tips to help you plan a successful kitchen remodeling project. We’ll also discuss some of our best-selling furniture and lighting fixtures to make your new kitchen impress your guests! Let’s dive in!
June 18, 2021
Home entertainment systems and personal electronics have undoubtedly changed over the years. Binge-watching your favorite series through innovative streaming services on ultra-thin, high-resolution TVs is now a common American pastime. As millions of Americans have shifted towards staying in for a night of Netflix and chill since the COVD-19 pandemic, now is a great time to spruce up your space.
Today’s average media system is more than just a collection of electronic devices. With the amount of money you’ve spent on your home entertainment system, you need media furniture that is engineered to protect your investments. So finding creative, modern media furniture that looks great in your living space and protects your entertainment center is the best option.