With an academic training in the fine and applied arts he builds his artwork on blurry borders of these two fields. His unique approach to work based on comprehensive historical and material researches already built him his significant style. Craft skills and respect for traditional heritage of manufacturing in combination with contemporary aesthetic and themes makes from Podracky visionary who can sensitively bring into design new possibilities and meanings in today life. Despite he is known for large generous artistic objects, his range of interest also includes product design disciplines such as table tops, lighting or furniture.Every project from Podracky's body of work is very creative and open to different kinds of disciplines. This attitude allows him to find interesting points of view and unique identity in a globalized world.
2015 AD Design Award Germany "Vintage Reloaded"2014 Czech Grand Design Awards "Discovery of the Year"2014 "Best Glass" Award of Dolce Vita magazine2014 Editors Awards Designblok "Best prototype"2012 Ludwig Moser Award
Fellowship in Creative Glass Center of America at WheatonArts, USA FROM YUHANG RONG DESIGN LIBRARY – Guest designer, China Talents, Ambiente fair, FrankfurtTalents, Light and building fair, FrankfurtTonLab, Prague, Czech Republic Nachtman next gen, workshop, GermanyGlass is tommorow (Iitala), workshop, Finland
His work has been exhibited worldwide in main institutions and fairs such as Chamber gallery New York, Design Miami Basel, FOG San Francisco, Maison et Objet Paris, Mint gallery London, Mudac museum Lausanne, Designblok Prague, Salone del mobile Milano, London design festival.
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