Concrete 3D-Printed House Built in 48 Hours

Working in collaboration with developer Buřinka (aka Stavebni Sporitelna Ceske Sporitelny), sculptor Michal Trpák has designed a 43-square-meter concrete house called Prvok—a structure that can be 3D-printed in just 48 hours and will float on water. The first of its kind in the Czech Republic, the house’s building process not only cuts construction costs, reduces CO2 emissions by 20% and minimizes waste, but the resulting …

Word of Mouth: Prague

Art, design, wine and more in the glorious Czech capital

Prague looks like a fairytale: seemingly all church spires, gothic towers, Rococo façades, astronomical clocks, and laneways once occupied by goldsmiths. A deeper look reveals a dynamic and innovative city that may be drenched in history, but is concurrently dedicated to the future of design, food, art and so much more. While viewing the medieval astronomical clock and visiting the Jewish Quarter are important, there …

Drave Water Pipette + Carafe

Designed by Sruli Recht and produced in the Czech Republic from lead-free crystal, Norlan Glass’ Drave Carafe is accompanied by a milled, tumbled and anodized aluminum pipette. The set highlights the tradition of adding a few drops of water to one’s dram of whisky, which further opens up the nose and taste profile. Both pieces feature emphasized, future-forward geometric forms.