Luka Krizek-Holan Kitchen
At Design Interviews
Interview with Luka Krizek : Frank Scott: What is the main principle, idea and inspiration behind your design?. Luka Krizek : A simple and uncomplicated shapes which create artistic impression.
Lightweight and dynamic appearance.
.Frank Scott: What has been your main focus in designing this work? Especially what did you want to achieve?. Luka Krizek : Make a compact, easily remembered kitchen shape
with a distinctive and original design and outstanding functionality.
Create kitchen as an icon.
.Frank Scott: What are your future plans for this award winning design?. Luka Krizek : To offer this type of kitchen design and furniture to
potential manufacturers to create a product in commercially available range.
.Frank Scott: How long did it take you to design this particular concept?. Luka Krizek : It took a long time to convince the client and than to deal with technical side of the design.
So whole thing from sketch to realization took about half a year.
.Frank Scott: Is your design being produced or used by another company, or do you plan to sell or lease the production rights or do you intent to produce your work yourself?. Luka Krizek : I would like to connect with an international furniture manufacturer and
design additional furniture pieces to this kitchen.
.Frank Scott: What made you design this particular type of work?. Luka Krizek : I was looking for contrast to historical interior where this kitchen is placed. .Frank Scott: Where there any other designs and/or designers that helped the influence the design of your work?. Luka Krizek : Yes, design of cars. .Frank Scott: Who is the target customer for his design?. Luka Krizek : A client who likes bold designs and wishes for individual approach. .Frank Scott: How did you come up with the name for this design? What does it mean?. Luka Krizek : It is named after the client surname. .Frank Scott: Which design tools did you use when you were working on this project?. Luka Krizek : Imagination, modeling skills and work with materials and in particular
convincing skills when working with clients.
.Frank Scott: What is the most unique aspect of your design?. Luka Krizek : In the long term I'm trying to experiment in the field of architecture and design, but with
The intention to create despite the diversity of projects a common style denominator
of IO Studio.
.Frank Scott: Who did you collaborate with for this design? Did you work with people with technical / specialized skills?. Luka Krizek : We could not finish this work without a final 3D model created in the computer.
And of course it would not work without specialists in corian DCH Sincolor company.
.Frank Scott: What is the role of technology in this particular design?. Luka Krizek : The subject is manufactured using thermoforming technology. It was therefore necessary
to first prepare forms. They are made of MDF using 3D CNC machines.
.Frank Scott: Is your design influenced by data or analytical research in any way? What kind of research did you conduct for making this design?. Luka Krizek : No. .Frank Scott: What are some of the challenges you faced during the design/realization of your concept?. Luka Krizek : The kitchen island has a 5m length, but with such large object, we had already
.Frank Scott: How did you decide to submit your design to an international design competition?. Luka Krizek : I think that architecture can speak with a universal language and therefore can be
.Frank Scott: What did you learn or how did you improve yourself during the designing of this work?. Luka Krizek : Every project we propose, we try to do as unique. Therefore, most of
applied practice is new for us and we always discover something.
.Frank Scott: Any other things you would like to cover that have not been covered in these questions?. Luka Krizek : No, thank you. .
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