2020 – present Ladislav Sutnar Faculty of Design and Art/ University of West Bohemia/ Czechia/ Pilsen/ field: product design/ MgA. 2016-2020 Ladislav Sutnar Faculty of Design and Art/ University of West Bohemia/ Czechia/ Pilsen/ field: product design/ BcA. 2018 Kunstuniversität Linz/ Austria/ Linz/ field: industrial design/ BSc 2012 - 2016 secondary school G.A.P. education/ Prague/ field: graphic design
2019: Czech Design Week/ Czechia/ Prague/ Prague Congress Centre/ exposition: danielskotak 2018: Czech Design Week/ Czechia/ Prague/ Prague Congress Centre/ exposition: BE ON BestOFF/ Austria/ Linz/ Ars Electronica Center/ exposition: Digital Furniture The YOUTH DESIGN DAY/ Japan/ Osaka/ The Italian Institute of Culture/ exposition: BE ON Milan Design Week/ Italy/ Milan/ Lambrate Design District – Din/ exposition: danielskotak Zlin Design Week/ Czechia/ Zlin/ Zlin castle/ exposition: danielskotak 2017: Depo 2015/ Czechia/ Pilsen/ Makerspace/ exposition: Young blood 2016: Gallery 1st Floor/ Czechia/ Prague/ exposition: Scholastika 2015: Designblok 2015/ Czechia/ Prague/ Openstudio/ exposition: Scholastika Gulzan, Concept store & Gallery/ Czechia/ Prague/ exposition: Young design
Inspiration is everywhere. I find it in nature, environment, medium, people, culture and much more. Everyday life inspires me to create.
Describe your creative process.
In the very beginning is always research. Most of the time I think about the product or an artistic piece I am creating. I think about the way it will be used, about the producing and environmental consequences. Then I try to design a product or an artistic piece in the interesting and functional material that has its own aesthetics and purpose.
What are 3 words that best describe your work?
passion, concept, purpose
Who are some artists that have influenced your work?
Nendo, Konstantin Grcic, Maarten Baas, Werner Aisslinger, Jan Plecháč & Henry Wielgus, Jackson Pollock, Damian Hirst
What is the most important tool when creating your work?
What is the best piece of advice you have been given?
To look around.
Where do you go for inspiration?
I always look around. You can find inspiration anywhere, even in places you wouldn't ever expect.