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Designer Libuše Niklová

(1934 – 1981) One of the icons of the Czech design graduated from the Secondary School of Applied Arts in Uherské Hradiště. She started designing her first toys (small whistling rubber figures) in Gumotex Břeclav in the middle of the fifties of the last century. Since the sixties, her name is associated in particular with …more

Designer Zuzana Lednická

(1974) She graduated in design and production technology of toys at the Secondary school of Applied Arts; and in graphic design at prof. Zdeněk Ziegler at the College of Applied Arts in Prague. Since 1995, she works in the Studio Najbrt. She won many prizes for the design; among others also the bronze medal in …more

Designer Anna Kozová

(1982) She graduated in product design at the Prague’s College of Applied Arts just as her husband. For redesigning of surgical instruments for the Kladno’s company Beznoska, she won the Czech Grand Design prize in the Invention of the Year. For the subsequent instrument series, the company was nominated for the Manufacturer of the Year. …more

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 …more

Designer Jan Čapek

(1976) He finished the Secondary School SUPŠ Turnov, grinding and engraving of precious stones, graduated at the University of J. E. Purkyně in Ústí nad Labem, the Faculty of Art and Design, and UMPRUM Praha, Metal and Jewellery, and subsequently Design. He worked in the European Design Centre of Electrolux for two years (second in …more