Konstantin Grcic was trained as a cabinet maker at The John Makepeace School in Dorset, England before studying 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 BD Ediciones, ClassiCon, Emeco, Flos, Magis, Mattiazzi, Plank, Thonet and Vitra.
Grcic defines function in human terms, combining formal strictness with considerable mental acuity and humour. Each of his products is characterized by careful research into the history of design and his passion for technology and materials.
Vitra's Citizen High Back Lounge Chair is an innovative design from Konstantin Grcic that echoes the innovative tubular steel designs of the Modernist period.
The Noctambule collection of lamps by Konstantin Grcic for Flos are made of transparent blown glass modules - when switched on in the dark, they transform into gorgeous, illuminated lamps.
The Clerici collection by Konstantin Grcic for Mattiazzi reinterprets a classic typology with a contemporary appeal
Featuring generous proportions, the Medici Lounge Chair offers an inviting and comfortable seating experience
Konstantin Grcic's May Day Lamp for Flos is exceptionally versatile, it's long cord and integral hook allow it to be positioned almost anywhere.
Konstantin Grcic casts a new perspective on a classic chair typology with the intuitively constructed Rival Chair, designed for home workers
Konstantin Grcic interprets a classical typology with a contemporary resolve in the Clerici Table for Mattiazzi