Konstantin Grcic – Design is Work
Gereon Wetzel • Germany • 2017 • 53 minutes
Konstantin Grcic is considered one of the most innovative product designers in the world. His work defines function in human terms each of his products characterized by careful research of design history and architecture and a passion for technology and materials. Trained as a cabinet maker before studying at the Royal college of Art, he has developed furniture, products and lighting for some of the leading companies in the design field. Amongst his renowned clients are Authentics, BD Ediciones, ClassiCon, Flos, Flötotto, Laufen, Magis, Mattiazzi, Muji, Nespresso, Plank, Serafino Zani, Thomas-Rosenthal and Vitra. In Gereon Wetzel’s new film, we experience first hand Grcic’s process as his new project “Chair_One” becomes tangible – from the initial sketches to the finished product. This film is sponsored by Providence’s own design studio DCI Gift.