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Konstantin Grcic

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Konstantin Grcic is a German industrial designer known for harnessing new technologies and materials to create stunning works of modern design. Born in 1965, he apprenticed as a cabinet maker at Parnham College in the UK before studying industrial design at the Royal College of Art in London. In 1991, he founded KGID, Konstantin Grcic Industrial Design. His work has includes the MAYDAY lamp for Flos, Miura barstool and Myto cantilever chair for Plank, and Chair One and 360 Containers for Magis in addition to creations for Lassicon, Krups, Moroso, Vitra, Luminaire, and Muji. He lives and works in Munich.


360 chair

360 Chair

At full-swivel and full-perch, the 360° Chair rewards no slumpers. Get to work!

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Bebek Shelf

This Carrara marble hanging wall shelf consists of two slabs: one square, one round. The “invisible double wedge locking” mount employs a trick from Grcic’s days as a cabinet maker.

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Medici Chair Outdoor

Medici Chair Outdoor by Konstantin Grcic for Matiazzi from Herman Miller, $1,199 The outdoor version of Grcic’s riff on the Adirondack chair uses a thermo-sealing technique to protect the ash wood from moisture. Its straightforward silhouette belies its intricate engineering: The piece is made entirely of three-quarter-inch planks. 

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Miura Stool

Reinforced polypropylene / 18.5" W x 15.75" D x 32" H with 30.5" seat height.

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OK lamp

Inspired by Achille Castiglioni and Pio Manzù’s 1972 Parentesi lamp, Grcic created an updated LED version that swivels 360 degrees and can slide from floor to ceiling.

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This fiberglass-and-resin piece was created by Konstantin Grcic.

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Sultan Chair

The ancients sculpted marble with mallets and chisels, but technology has changed the way the metamorphic rock is manipulated. Marsotto specializes in countertops and fittings and commissioned a handful of notable names in design to collaborate on its new Edizioni coollection, produced largely by CNC machine and finished by hand. Sultan was created by chair-master Konstantin Grcic.

traffic armchair

Traffic Armchair

Grcic updates Le Corbusier–era steel-tube furniture with a collection of saturated seating framed in powder-coated metal

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Waver Chair

Konstantin Grcic set out to “deliberately use nonconventional armchair typology,” turning to high-performance sporting equipment like that used in windsurfing for inspiration instead for the Waver Chair.