- Date of birth
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Grcic designs simple, formal, functional products and endeavours to "improve people's lives” through design.
Konstantin Grcic was trained as a cabinet maker at The John Makepeace School in Dorset, England, before studying Design at the Royal College of Art in London. Since setting up his own practice in Munich in 1991 - Konstantin Grcic Industrial Design (KGID), he has developed furniture, products and lighting for some of the leading companies in the design field. Amongst his renowned clients are Authentics, BD Ediciones, ClassiCon, Flos, Magis, Maharam, Muji, Nespresso, Plank, Serafino Zani, Thomas-Rosenthal and Vitra. Many of his products have received international design awards such as the prestigious Compasso d`Oro for his MAYDAY lamp (Flos) in 2001 and the MYTO chair (Plank) in 2011. Work by Konstantin Grcic forms part of the permanent collections of the world´s most important design museums including MoMA in New York and Centre Pompidou in Paris).