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July 12, 2013
German industrial designer Konstantin Grcic is one of our favorites, a designer who marries data-driven research with an uncanny knack for form and function. Check out our greatest hits of Konstantin Grcic's best work, plus read a compelling profile of the man himself.
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Industrial designer Konstantin Grcic in his Munich studio. Photo by Oliver Mark.
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Parrish Chair at Konstantin Grcic

Here's Grcic's Parrish chair for the American furniture maker Emeco.

Originally appeared in International Style at Dwell on Design
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Accento Series by Konstantin Grcic for Serafino Zani
Industrial designer Konstantin Grcic designed the Accento series for Italian kitchen and tableware company Serafino Zani. The designer noted that the company exposed him to a culture that is "especially attentive to contemporary design and technology while at the same time having strong links with artisan traditions." From left to right: Servine Lifter, Cheese Knife, and Risotto Spoon
Originally appeared in Shine On
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Myto chair by Konstantin Grcic for Plank
A bona fide classic of contemporary design, Grcic's Myto chair for Plank is a winner in the injection-molded plastic chair camp.
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Mayday lamp by Konstantin Grcic for Flos
Grcic had another hit in 1999 with the Mayday lamp for Flos.
Originally appeared in What is Modern? and Olivetti at DAM
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Konstantin Grcic’s work 
is approaching its 20th year in production. His first releases, in 1991, were the Tom Tom and Tam Tam side tables for SCP Ltd. They were re-released in 2009 with sliding mechanisms on their support columns. The result? Adjustable
Konstantin Grcic’s first releases, in 1991, were the Tom Tom and Tam Tam side tables for SCP. They were re-released in 2009 with sliding mechanisms on their support columns. The result? Adjustable height built in.
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Miura barstool by Konstantin Grcic for Plank.
Another seating win: the Miura barstool for Plank in 2005. Reinforced polypropylene / 18.5" W x 15.75" D x 32" H with 30.5" seat height.
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Chair One by Konstantin Grcic for <a href="http://www.dwell.com/organization/magis">Magis</a>.
Another of Grcic's signature designs is the Chair One he did for Magis.
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industrial designer Konstantin Grcic
Industrial designer Konstantin Grcic in his Munich studio. Photo by Oliver Mark. Photo by Oliver Mark.

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