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Čtvrtník Jan

Čtvrtník Jan

* 1975, České Budějovice, Czech Republic

A successful industrial designer with a wide work spectrum in the field of household architecture and interiors. He is a holder of prestigious awards for design including the "Grand Designer" and "Designer of 2009" awards awarded by the Czech Academy of Design.


1989 - 1993 Secondary School of Applied Arts, Prague, studio of advertising graphics
1995 - 2000 South Bohemian University, Teachers‘ College, specialization - teaching at Art Schools
1998 - 2004 Academy of Applied Arts in Prague, studio: product design headed by MgA. M. Froněk and MgA. Jan Němeček


1998 Vitra design Museum workshop, France
2001 Scholarship study at Polytechnic School, Finland
2002 - 2003 Study stay at the Pontifica University, Peru, Lima
2004 - 2006 Scholarship study at Design centre of Ingvar Kamprad, Technological Institute in Lund, Sweden
2004 Volvo Sport car workshop Sony-Ericsson, packaging design
2005 Intership at design centre IKEA, Almhult, Sweden
2005 “Star design”, NASA program, Houston, USA
2007 Collaboration with Lunar Design, San Francisco USA

Prizes and Awards

2000 1st place in the competition Young Packaging
2001 Award “Good Design“ - collection of bathroom equipment, city bike, 1st place in ETA vision competition
2002 Award “Excellent Design“, design of Rattan bath
2003 Award “Good Design“ - Plastic bottle Aqua, Rocking Chair Black Hole
2004 1st place in the competition Travel in Time - upholster furniture for MM interiors
2005 National prize for student design - upholster furniture for MM Interiors
2006 Award “Excellent design“ - upholster furniture Koxy for MM Interiors