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Photo by Gabriela Činková
Martin Žampach, an award winning designer studied Glass Art at the Secondary Art School in Luhačovice, Czech Republic. In 2006 he graduated from the Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Czech Republic where he studied Industrial Design. He also studied Product Design at the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow, Poland.

His work is centered around Product/Industrial Design, with much of the emphasis being focused on glass design. His experience is multi-cultural: he worked for an architecture studio in Londrina, Brazil; for renowned design studio CuldeSac in Valencia, Spain; the biggest design studio in Russia the Art Lebedev Studio from Moscow and design studio FLEX/cocoon where he was dealing with structural packaging and industrial design.

He resides and works in Prague, Czech Republic as an independent designer now.

WORK EXPERIENCE

since 2014
Creative director for Be3dprinters.com – Czech developer of consumer and professional 3D printers.

2010 – 2012
Publishing and curatorial work at www.designeast.eu, Exhibitions: DESIGNEAST.EU OFFLINE, Airport Prague 2011; DESIGNEAST.EU OFFLINE, Budapest 2011; DESIGNEAST.EU OFFLINE, HUB Prague 2012, Co-curator: Common Roots – Design Map of Central Europe, Holon, Israel 2012-13, REDESIGN Budapest 2013.

since 2010
Focusing on independent freelance work for different companies in Czech Republic and abroad as well as in developing my own collection of functional products (mainly in glass material)

2008-2010
Industrial design and structural packaging
Flex/Cocoon – http://flexcocoon.cz
U Průhonu 13, 170 00 Praha 7 – Holešovice, Czech republic

since 2008
own brand/studio
Martin Žampach http://martin.zampach.com
Žerotínova 1376/64, 130 00 Prague 3, Czech republic

2007
3 months internship – concept sketches, concept development, moc-ups, CAD models
Art.Lebedev Studio http://www.artlebedev.com/
Gazetny per. 5, 125993, Moscow, Russia

2006 – 2007
product, furniture, light designer, 3D modeler, visualizer
CuldeSac espacio creativo www.culdesac.es
Gabriel y Galán 9, bajo/dch, 46017 Valencia, Spain

2005 – 2006
freelance product design – glass products
Atelier Zampach http://zampach.com
Pořádí 610, 688 01 Uherský Brod, Czech Republic

2005
3 months internship
Marlene Ricci Arquitetura e interiores
Rua Costa Branco, Londrina PR, Brazil

2004 – 2006
freelance designer – POP,POS, display, shop in shop
INTERPROMOTION, s. r. o. www.interpromotion.cz
areál Svit – Rybníky, budova 294, 760 01 ZLÍN, Czech Republic

2003 – 2004
various freelance works – webdesign, graphic design, product design

2003
4 months work in USA – Support staff
Camp Robindel www.robindel.com
HCR 62 Box 468A, Center Harbor, NH 03226, USA

2002 – 2003
freelance webdesigner – Internet agency
Stickfish s.r.o. www.stickfish.cz
Rehorova 1039/54, 130 00, Praha 3, Czech Republic

2001 – 2002
webdesigner – Advertising agency
Ateliery Bonton Zlin film company www.in-zlin.cz
Filmova 34, 760 01 Zlin, Czech Republic

1999 – 2001
self employed – jewellery, vitraj works, stone graving

1995 – 1999
glass works, preparing stencils for moulds, glass draw documentation
B.A.G. Vsetin >> later >> Barovier & Toso
Vsetin – Bobrky, Czech Republic

EDUCATION

2013
Blickfang workshop at Domaine de Boisbuchet, France
2004 – 2006
University of Tomas Bata – FMK – industrial design – MA degree
2005 – 2006
Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow – product design exchange student
2000 – 2004
University of Tomas Bata – FMK – industrial design – BA degree
1995 – 1999
High school of art, Luhacovice, Glass Fine arts

AWARDS

GOOD DESIGN AWARD 2013
Tea and Coffee set KON – worldwide
BEST COLLECTION at DIZAJN VIKEND BRATISLAVA 2012
Award for POLY within the COLAB 01 – Slovakia
O cenu profesora Halabaly
Price for SOFA COMMUNITY – Czech republic
Best designer of Spain 07
magazine AD – as a member of designer team CuldeSac – Valencia – Spain
Ceramics for breakfast 2007
designboom competition – sortlisted design “DROPON” from 5000 entries
International Photoreal Furniture 2005
design-engine.com – sofa COMMUNITY – Top 20 Overall Entries
Price of department Industrial design 2003
collection of glass bowls for fruit FORFEIT
Excellent design of the year 2002
Good Design – Cooling box GLED

EXHIBITIONS

BRILLIANT BY DESIGN 2013-2014
Frankfurt, Germany; Budapest, Hungary; Bratislava, Slovakia; Moscow, Russia; Stockholm, Sweden – KON and SIT collection
REDESIGN DESIGNSUPERMARKET 2013
Prague, Czech republic 2013 – red POLY bowls and 3D printed WAVE vases
REDESIGN BUDAPEST
Budapest, Hungary 2013 – red POLY bowls and 3D printed WAVE vases
What’s for breakfast?
Tbilisi, Georgia 2013 – POLY bowls
Common Roots – Design Map of Central Europe
Holon, Israel 2012-13 – POLY bowls a plate CZECH LAP
Budapešť Design Week 2012
Budapest, Hungary – project COLAB 01 – POLY bowls
Design Víkend 2012
Bratislava 2012 – projekt COLAB 01 – POLY bowls
DMY Berlin 2012
Berlin, Germany – project COLAB 01 – POLY bowls
DESIGNEAST.EU OFFLINE
HUB Prague, 2012 – Colection HRUSKA
DESIGNEAST.EU OFFLINE
Airport Prague 2011 – Colection HRUSKA
DESIGNEAST.EU OFFLINE
BDW 2011 Budapest, Hungary – Colection HRUSKA
Transformation of Things
Window Gallery – Rytířská 10, 110 00 Praha 1 – RADIOVKA
FRESH – Futurista Universum
Betlémské náměstí 5 – Prague – RADIOVKA
DESIGN MMX – Gallerie Millenium
Tržiště 5 – Prague – WHOLE PORTFOLIO
PASSAGEN 2010 – DESIGNEAST COLLECTIVE
Cologne – Germany – ICEBLOX, KACA, PIPE VOALA
SUPERMARKET – Designfest 09
Perlova 5 – Prague – ICEBLOX, PIPE VOALA and Glass plates
DESIGNBLOK 09
Superstudio Classic 7 – Prague – RADIOVKA and KACA
SUPERMARKET – Designfest 08
Liliova 5 – Prague – ICEBLOX, PIPE VOALA and Glass plate 3×2 BROWN
DESIGNBLOK 08
Superstudio Corso – Prague – ICEBLOX and PIPE VOALA
SEZÓNA08 – Idylka
During DESIGNBLOK 08 – Prague – Glass plates 3×3 and 4NIPPLES BLACK
Design Exchange 07
Wohnen & Interieur 2007 – Wien – Glass plates 2×2,3×2,3×3
MOBITEX Brno 2006
DESIGN STORY – sofa “COMMUNITY” and Glass bowl for fruits “FORFEIT”
Whirlpooldesign exhibition 2005
Concept design of microwaves “BUT-ON, BAGGETTY”
Industrial design class exhibition 2005 Zlin
Concept design of microwaves “BUT-ON, BAGGETTY”
Communication – Zlin – University exhibition 2005
Glass bowl for fruits “FORFEIT”
Road to future 2004 – PRAGUE and BRNO
seating collection – “PIRAMI”, “YPSILON”
Rotational design – MILANO salone satelite 2004
seating collection – “PIRAMI”
excelent design Czech republic
2003 exhibitition – Glass bowl for fruits “FORFEIT”
excelent design Czech republic
2002 exhibitition – Cooling box “Gled”