Category: Design

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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Apartment building in shape of “lying body” being examined by David Cerny sculptures planned for Invalidovna area of Prague 8-Karlin (Hospodarske noviny) [Social Media Post] 0

Apartment building in shape of “lying body” being examined by David Cerny sculptures planned for Invalidovna area of Prague 8-Karlin (Hospodarske noviny) [Social Media Post]

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Mosaic based on 1955 Picasso painting rediscovered in Prague 2-Vinohrady’s soon-to-be-demolished Transgas building; creator Sauro Ballardino based 1980 mosaic on painting Picasso gave to World Federation of Trade Unions (Lidovky.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Mosaic based on 1955 Picasso painting rediscovered in Prague 2-Vinohrady’s soon-to-be-demolished Transgas building; creator Sauro Ballardino based 1980 mosaic on painting Picasso gave to World Federation of Trade Unions (Lidovky.cz) [Social Media Post]

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