Industrial Design in Traditional Craftsmanship for Everyday Life
Tomas Kral is a designer with Slovakian roots who lives and works in Switzerland. He studied industrial design at the Lausanne College of Fine Arts, did his master's degree in Product Design and has been working as a lecturer for Industry at the same university where he completed his master of Advanced Studies in Design for Luxury and Craftsmanship. He has been running his own Studio since 2008 in Lausanne.
Influenced by industrial design, his designs are characterised by the focus on material and functionality. He works with glass, cork and ceramics for various projects ranging from lighting to furniture and accessories. He finds inspiration in traditional craftsmanship and in everyday situations and transforms them into simple and innovative solutions for everyday use.
His designs for international manufacturers have been awarded numerous prizes and can be seen in exhibitions all over the world.
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