KGID, Konstantin Grcic Industrial Design
German designer Konstantin Grcic was born in Munich in 1965. After openingis practice KGID (Konstantin Grcic Industrial Design) in 1990, he veryuickly received recognition for his simple, ingenious products. Withumerous commissions from the most important names in the design industry,uch as Authentics, Flos, iittala, Krups, Magis and Muji, his work has beenidely published in several books and design reviews, and has been awardedhe prestigious Compasso d'Oro (Milan, 2001) and Nombre d'Or (Paris, 2004),mong others.;Grcic describes himself as a mix of German mentality andnglish education. Following his initial training as a cabinetmaker, fromhich he retains the hands-on approach and sensitivity to materials of araftsman, Grcic went on to study contemporary design at the Royal College ofrt in London. This formative experience added a new dimension to hisascination with making things. As a result, every one of his products isharacterized by his careful research into the history of design andrchitecture, and his passion for technology and materials. So much so, that
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