Papelote Stationery

Love for paper meets elegant graphic design in collections from the Prague shop and studio

by Adam tch Founded in 2009 by Kateina achov, Filip ach and Denisa Havrdov, Papelote is a Czech stationery company specializing in the production of quality accessories for work and everyday life. Born from the passion for paper and graphic design, Papelote was the final school project by achov, who studied at the Academy of Arts and Design in Prague. After the first collection of …

The Mirror

Okolo shines with an exhibition of diverse reflections for the Czech Designblok 2012

As a part of Prague’s annual design show, Designblok 2012, the Czech creative firm Okolo unveils its new exhibition, “The Mirror,” based around the relationship between design and mirrors. Opening today, 1 October and curated by one of Okolo’s founders, Cool Hunting contributor Adam Štěch and Klára Šumová, the exhibition features works by more than 30 artists and design studios. The diverse interpretation aims to …

Nanovo

The source for Communist-era Czech vintage design treasures

Adam Štěch Providing arguably the most comprehensive collection of salvaged modernist design from the former Czechoslovakia or Eastern and Central Europe is Prague-based Nanovo. Founded by Adam Karásek and Jiří Mrázek two years ago, the online shop is a platform for collecting and selling vintage, mostly anonymous pieces from furniture and lighting to glass, ceramics and other accessories. Czech modernist design from the 1950s through …