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You can meet him at the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague, his work is literally spread all over the world. Jiří Pelcl is a renowned designer who has devoted his work to designing public and private interiors, architecture, furniture, glass, and porcelain design. He has implemented a number of interiors of prestigious buildings including interiors of the Prague Castle for President Václav Havel, the Embassy in Rome and Pretoria, the Czech House in Malmö and many others.
Jiří currently lectures at the Academy of Arts, where he worked as a rector from 2002 to 2005. In addition to his practical work, he focuses on design theory, publishes and lectures at home and abroad (Rietveld Academy Amsterdam, University of California Berkeley, RCA London, Yale University, Ens AD Paris, Pratt Institute New York).
He has received many awards for his work: the 2006 National Design Award, the Form 2006 Award in Germany, the Design Plus 2007 Award in Germany, the 2007 Czech Grand Design Award for the designer of the year, the 2016 Reddot in Germany and Good Design in the USA. His works are represented in the design collections of the National Gallery in Prague, the Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague, the Moravian Gallery in Brno, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, Die Neue Sammlung in Munich, the Museum für Gestaltung in Zurich, the Swedish Glassmuseum in Smalands and at the Museum of Applied Arts in Frankfurt.