Category: Design

New Czech firefighter uniform designs unveiled by Technical University of Liberec’s (Technicka Univerzita v Liberci’s) Textile Engineering faculty; new uniform is designed to be worn in office and at work-related events, and would be in use from 2022, if approved (TUL) [Social Media Post] 0

New Czech firefighter uniform designs unveiled by Technical University of Liberec’s (Technicka Univerzita v Liberci’s) Textile Engineering faculty; new uniform is designed to be worn in office and at work-related events, and would be in use from 2022, if approved (TUL) [Social Media Post]

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“Hallucinogenic” 200-metre-long black-and-white-striped path leading to Ostrava-Svinov railway station continues to divide opinion, six years after its creation (Denik) [Social Media Post] 0

“Hallucinogenic” 200-metre-long black-and-white-striped path leading to Ostrava-Svinov railway station continues to divide opinion, six years after its creation (Denik) [Social Media Post]

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Prague architecture firm SAD successfully sues Tived, owner of new Prague 8-Liben petrol station that copied design of SAD’s celebrated filling station in Matuskovo, Slovakia; court orders Tived to make design changes and to put up sign informing customers that building is not work of architects Adam Jirkal & Jaroslav “Jerry” Koza (Forbes) *edited* [Social Media Post] 0

Prague architecture firm SAD successfully sues Tived, owner of new Prague 8-Liben petrol station that copied design of SAD’s celebrated filling station in Matuskovo, Slovakia; court orders Tived to make design changes and to put up sign informing customers that building is not work of architects Adam Jirkal & Jaroslav “Jerry” Koza (Forbes) *edited* [Social Media Post]

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Mystery surrounds two daguerreotype photographs found recently in Usti nad Labem municipal museum’s (Muzeum mesta Usti nad Labem’s) collection; photos were probably taken around 1845 but museum doesn’t know where they were taken or who the subjects are (Denik) [Social Media Post] 0

Mystery surrounds two daguerreotype photographs found recently in Usti nad Labem municipal museum’s (Muzeum mesta Usti nad Labem’s) collection; photos were probably taken around 1845 but museum doesn’t know where they were taken or who the subjects are (Denik) [Social Media Post]

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Czech Gift Ideas: Watchmaker PRIM produces men’s and women’s watches based on the Ceske drahy railway station clock (PRIM) *edited* [Social Media Post] 0

Czech Gift Ideas: Watchmaker PRIM produces men’s and women’s watches based on the Ceske drahy railway station clock (PRIM) *edited* [Social Media Post]

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Property developer Trigema reveals plans to build “sinking ship” skyscraper near Nove Butovice metro station, Prague 5-Stodulky; unusual design is work of artist David Cerny and architect Tomas Cisar, and would be Czech Republic’s tallest building (Aktualne.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Property developer Trigema reveals plans to build “sinking ship” skyscraper near Nove Butovice metro station, Prague 5-Stodulky; unusual design is work of artist David Cerny and architect Tomas Cisar, and would be Czech Republic’s tallest building (Aktualne.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Richard Vyskovsky, creator of ingenious paper models for Czech children’s magazine ABC, dies at the age of 90 (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Richard Vyskovsky, creator of ingenious paper models for Czech children’s magazine ABC, dies at the age of 90 (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Cool: Preciosa’s “Pearl Curtain” decorative lighting concept – made in Kamenicky Senov, Liberec Region – blurs the lines between chandelier and gazebo, with lights that respond to people’s actions (Denik.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Cool: Preciosa’s “Pearl Curtain” decorative lighting concept – made in Kamenicky Senov, Liberec Region – blurs the lines between chandelier and gazebo, with lights that respond to people’s actions (Denik.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Cool: Web entrepreneur Michal Blaha is making a print-quality image of Vaclav Havel’s signature available for download on GitHub (michalblaha on GitHub) [Social Media Post] 0

Cool: Web entrepreneur Michal Blaha is making a print-quality image of Vaclav Havel’s signature available for download on GitHub (michalblaha on GitHub) [Social Media Post]

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Czechnology: Chrudim, Pardubice Region start-up “CityZen” develops cotton T-shirt that doesn’t show sweat stains; fabric’s special treatment remains closely guarded secret (Aktualne.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Czechnology: Chrudim, Pardubice Region start-up “CityZen” develops cotton T-shirt that doesn’t show sweat stains; fabric’s special treatment remains closely guarded secret (Aktualne.cz) [Social Media Post]

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