Czech-Designed Master & Master Furniture

Minimal, practical pieces that don't sacrifice aesthetics for function

Prague-based furniture producer Master & Masterfounded in 2013 by graphic designer Ondej Zita and furniture-maker Ludk tejglcreates minimalist pieces that are thought up by young Czech designers. With a focus on long-lasting materials and function, each piece is made to be practical without sacrificing aesthetics. “After my study of graphic design at UMPRUM in Prague I was not really satisfied with the jobs and problems …

OKOLO Concept Car Illustrations

The Prague-based art collective plays with visionary auto designs and period architecture in an editorial for Proc Ne?! magazine

As every World’s Fair has shown, the future has always been on the cusp of space age in the minds of architects and designers. Prague’s OKOLO art collective recently went back to the future, revisiting some visionary concept designs from decades past for a brilliant illustrated editorial for Proc Ne?! magazine. For the series, OKOLO depicts experimental automobile concepts alongside existing modern architecture, exploring how …

Light Infusion at Dvorak Sec Gallery, Prague

Conceptual artist Jiří Černický manipulates studio Olgoj Chorchoj's lighting designs for a spectacular show

Artist Jiří Černický and designers Michal Froňk and Jan Němečk—of studio Olgoj Chorchoj—joined forces for “Light Infusion” (an exhibition now on view at Prague’s Dvorak Sec Gallery). This collaborative show features the designers’ existing lighting pieces manipulated by one of the Czech Republic’s most prolific conceptual artists. The different forms of light—from neon to traditional lightbulbs, candlelight, video of lightning and symbols of extraterrestrial or …