Staged in Prague's Rudolfinum Gallery, a space within the Museum of Decorative Arts, the exhibition of the Czech Grand Design Awards 2010 winners opened recently to great fanfare. Now in its 5th year, the Grand Design Awards recognizes excellence in Czech design across categories as diverse as fashion, graphic, industrial and architectural design. The exhibition design and architecture was created by Designer of the Year, Studio Olgoj Chorchoj and showcases the works from winners and nominees of multiple categories from the Awards Program.
Offering a look at glassware, ceramics, lighting, furniture, posters, book covers, visual identity and of course fashion, the exhibition's highlights include a rainbow-colored clock made from the platters of hard drives from Anna Kosova of Trashmade, a collection of wood toys from Rene Sulc (Winner, Award of the Public and 2nd Place, Designer of the Year), a wall divider made of crystal from Studio Koncern and several works by Grand Designer of the Year, Studio Olgoj Chorchoj including an organic coffered floor (a section is mounted on the wall), a glass teapot and a wood sled produced by TON (Winner, Manufacturer of the Year).
On display until March 20th the exhibition highlights Czech trends in design from some of the Czech Republic's design stars.