Designer Jerry Koza

(1976)

He graduated in architecture at the College of Applied Arts. In 2003, his chair Kotrmelec (flip-flop) was classified among 100 icons of the Czech design for the last 100 years – Czech hundred. In the same year, he won the prize of Ladislav Sutnar for considerable enrichment of the Czech architectural-design scene. His chair NO4S for mm interior was included in the annual book Red Dot 2007. The push bike Torpedo he designed together with his wife Anna Kozová won the prize for the best prototype of Designblok 2008. He is a cofounder of SYMBIO DESIGN (2005) and Atelier SAD (2008), which recently redeveloped the interior of the Žižkov TV transmitter. For the fuel station GAS in Matouškovo, Slovakia, they won several international prizes, e.g. the jury prize of the American magazine Travel + Leisure in the category Best Transportation Design. Together with his wife Anna, he has designed new inflatable toys for Fatra Napajedla – Goat and Tractor.
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Jerry Koza