Shoes that are conquering the world

Zlín, 1–3 May 2014

PERSONALITIES

doc. Mgr. Lada Hubatová-Vacková Ph.D.

doc. Mgr. Lada Hubatová-Vacková Ph.D.

Art historian

Besides working on a temporary basis at the Centre for Theoretical Study, she gives lectures on art criticism, the history and theory of design, modern and contemporary arts at the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague.

Mgr. Ladislav Škoda

Mgr. Ladislav Škoda

Head of Tescoma design centre

A native of Zlín and chief designer of Tescoma. Ladislav Škoda graduated in design in Zlín. His greatest achievements include the Red Dot Design Award, which he received for his design of a Teo pot.

Thomas Feichtner

Thomas Feichtner

Austrian designer

Thomas Feichtner is an Austrian designer. Artistic aspects and an experimental approach to design are a prominent feature of his works. He strives for an independent working style that is far away from globalisation and mass production. His works were accepted into various design collections. Feichtner is a professor of product design at the University of Arts in Kiel, Germany and he was awarded the Austrian State Prize for Design in 2011.

Michal Richtr

Michal Richtr

Curator of Dynamo Praha exhibition

Michal Richter was born in Zlín. He is a specialist consultant in the field of corporate identity design and a graduate from the Faculty of Arts of the Masaryk University. He has been devoting himself to corporate design issues since 1992, when he led a team that created a corporate style for OP Prostějov, for which he was given the National Prize for Design. In 1995-2007 he worked as managing director of CID, later Ogilvy CID, the first agency in the Czech Republic specialising in corporate design and design management. Dozens of corporate styles of leading Czech enterprises and institutions (Agropol, OP Prostějov, Gumotex, Papirius, PPF, J&T, Zentiva, Credium, CS Cargo and others) were created under his guidance and supervision. He is a promoter of design as a competitive advantage, design capable of multiplying a company’s business success.

Bohumil Novotný

DESIGNER of mmCité+ a.s.

Michal Froněk

Michal Froněk

Founder of Olgoj Chorchoj company

Michal Froněk is one of two founders of the Olgoj Chorchoj Studio. This studio was founded in 1990 and it is engaged in applied design ranging from furniture, interior, via the design of glass, products, architectural designs and redevelopment of buildings up to the complete design of restaurants or shops. It always lays emphasis on state-of-the-art technological solutions. Products of the Olgoj Chorchoj Studio were exhibited all around the world and have received a number of international awards. Michal Froněk is also a joint head of the Product Design Studio at the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague.

Lucie Koldová

Lucie Koldová

Designer

Lucie occupies herself chiefly with the product design of furniture. After graduating from the Academy of Fine Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague in 2009, she moved to Paris and worked there for one year with Arik Levy. She also collaborated on several projects with Dan Yeffet and then she set up her own studio in Paris. Lucie designs various pieces of furniture, glass sculptures and timeless lighting. She has received many awards including, for example: the Czech Grand Designer Award for 2013, Czech Grand Design Awards – Newcomer of the Year 2010, Elle Decoration CZ 2012, Best New Lighting Collection 2012, etc.

Dr. ak. soch. Rostislav Illík

Tomáš Baťa University

A teacher of the Graphic Design Studios at the Faculty of Multimedia Communications of the Tomáš Baťa University in Zlín, a graphic designer. His creations encompass predominantly visual styles, logotypes, and packaging and industrial design.

Ondřej Kafka

Ondřej Kafka

Founder of Kafka Design, s. R. O., and publisher of graphic magazine FONT

Ing. Mgr. Olga Jurášková, Ph.D.

Tomáš Baťa University

Olga Jurášková holds the position of director of the Department of Marketing Communication at the Faculty of Multimedia Communications in Zlín.

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