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Konstantin Grcic

One of the most influential designers of the current day designs for Parador.

Biography

Konstantin Grcic was born in Munich in 1965 and is seen as one of the most influential German designers of the present day. After learning to be a cabinet maker he studied at the Royal College of Art in London and later founded his own design firm in Munich. Grcic principally designs exclusive furnishing objects and furniture. He is known among other things for his unusual chairs and seats as well as his “Mayday” lamp made of polypropylene, which in 2001 was accepted into the permanent collection at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

Konstantin Grcic website

Awards

2014

iF Product Design Award („The Parrish Chair“ for Emeco)

2013

Icon Award „Furniture of the Year“ („Bench_B“ for BD Barcelona)

2013

Designs of the Year – Best Furniture, Design Museum („Medici Chair“ for Mattiazzi)

2008

Greatest living designer, art magazine - (prize for outstanding personalities)

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