Konstantin Grcic has recently joined the Mutina team. His collection, Numi, has been launched in September 2015.
Konstantin Grcic trained as a cabinet maker at the John Makepeace School (Dorset, England) and studied Design at the Royal College of Art in London. Since setting
up his own practice Konstantin Grcic Industrial Design (KGID) in Munich in 1991 he has developed furniture, products and lighting for some of the world’ s leading design companies. Amongst his renowned clients are Authentics, BD Ediciones, ClassiCon, Flos, Flötotto, Magis, Maharam, Muji, Nespresso, Plank, Serafino Zani and Vitra. Many of his products have received international design awards such as the prestigious Compasso d’Oro for his Mayday lamp (Flos) in 2001 and the Myto chair (Plank) in 2011. Designs by Konstantin Grcic form part of the permanent collections of the most important design museums (a.o. MoMA-New York, Centre Georges Pompidou-Paris). In 2012 he was responsible for the exhibition design of the German Pavillon at the 13th Architecture Biennale in Venice. Solo exhibitions of his work have been shown at the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen (Rotterdam, 2006), Haus der Kunst (Munich, 2006) and The Art Institute of Chicago (2009). With Konstantin Grcic-Panorama, the Vitra Design Museum (Weil am Rhein, Germany) presented in 2014 the largest solo exhibition on Grcic and his work to date. The Royal Society for the Arts appointed Konstantin Grcic Royal Designer for Industry in 2009, in 2010 he was fellow at Villa Massimo in Rome. Design Miami awarded him Designer of the Year for 2010. A comprehensive monography of his work was published by Phaidon Press, London (2005).