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Interview with Konstantin Grcic, Designer of the Year 2010 / Design Miami, Miami Beach

December 7, 2010

The design fair Design Miami has selected the German designer Konstantin Grcic as this year’s recipient of the Designer of the Year Award. The fair has commissioned him to produce a new piece for the fair, and presented an exhibition of highlights from Konstantin Grcic’s career, curated by Grcic himself.

In this conversation with VernissageTV’s Sabine Trieloff, Konstantin Grcic talks about “Netscape”, the installation he has created for the fair, and his career. The above video is an excerpt, focusing on “Netscape”. The full-length version is available after the jump.

Konstantin Grcic is one of the world’s most influential designers. In 1991 he founded Konstantin Grcic Industrial Design (KGID). The design studio has worked in fields ranging from furniture and product design to exhibition design and architecture-related commissions. Konstantin Grcic’s products have received numerous awards including the Compasso d’Oro for his Mayday lamp in 2001. His designs are part of the permanent collections of museums such as the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris and the Neue Sammlung in Munich.

Interview with Konstantin Grcic, Designer of the Year 2010 / Design Miami, Miami Beach, December 2, 2010.

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One Response to “Interview with Konstantin Grcic, Designer of the Year 2010 / Design Miami, Miami Beach”

  1. The Fox Is Black » Konstantin Grcic in Miami Says:
    December 9th, 2010 at 7:08 pm

    [...] was awarded Designer of the Year at Design Miami. So I thought you might be interested in a recent interview mostly about his work and one exhibition-specific work in particular titled Netscape. Netscape is [...]

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