WIKOV Conference room

The conference room and Wikov 7-28 vehicle in the lobby of the renovated headquarters of the eponymous engineering company in Hronov acts as an exhibit displaying the shared tradition of craftsmanship of producing furniture and automobiles: the precision of design, decades of proven performance and natural beauty. The concept of a meeting room for the […]

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Wine Society

The company Wine Society approached Modernist with a wish to fine-tune parts of the new premises by using stylish furniture from the 30s. The main requirement was to equip the reception – entrance area to the wine shop and then design the VIP lounge sitting layout. Almost all of the used furniture is the work […]

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Villa Gradini

The whole house is designed as a flowing space, both in terms of the structure’s incorporation into the relatively steep slope and the movement between the floors and rooms and its connection to the natural surroundings. The boundaries between interior and exterior are negated throughout the structure, yet the inside of the home has a […]

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Hotel Augustine Praha

Cubist vases and boxes by Pavel Janák and Vlastislav Hofman are an indispensible feature of every room in one of Prague’s best five-star hotels, the Augustine Hotel Prague. Owing to the great demand from guests, the entire collection of cubist ceramics is on sale directly in the hotel. Furthermore, we are honoured that selected suites […]

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The villa of Martin Frič

The most popular Czech film director of the interwar period – Martin Frič – had this house designed in 1935 by Ladislav Žák, the leading architect of the functionalist movement. With its stunning, ship-like structure, the house occupies a place of honour in the history of Czech modernist architecture. Until its recent sale and subsequent […]

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Prague’s Old Town Hall

Prague’s Old Town Hall is not only home to the famous Prague astrological clock but also to the registry office where church-shy romantics tie the knot. The office has recently been remodelled by Prague architect Marek Houska who achieved a brilliant result by mixing Modernista’s re-issue chairs and armchairs originally designed by Vlastislav Hofman in […]

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Hotel U tří korunek Prague

The owners of the hotel U tri korunek in Prague’s Zizkov neighbourhood invited Modernista and the architect Pantelis Larcou to give the 1930s building they were adding to their hotel a boutique Modernist feel. The architect used wood paneling and flooring and glass partitions to create a contemporary background which makes our furniture stand out […]

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Hotel Icon

Hotel Icon is one of the best-known design hotels in Prague. Modernista produced and supplied all the furniture, partly drawn from its own products based on designs by Jindřich Halabala and partly using new designs from studio Mitte, which drew up the overall architectural concept for the hotel. www.hotelicon.eu

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Office and Salon of the Prime Minister of the Czech Republic – Straka Academy, Prague

We furnished the Czech prime minister’s office with custom-made furniture featuring Art Deco elements. The Charles Eames chairs for the writing desk and conference table are produced by Vitra. To furnish the salon we made reproductions of interwar furniture designed by Jindřich Halabala. On this demanding project we worked with our best carpenters and upholsterers.

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Jet Set – Restaurant / Cafe / Bar

In close cooperation with the owners and architect, Modernista supplied all the furniture for this unmissable restaurant at Nový Smíchov. The bar stools were based on the only original stool preserved from the Prague bar Alhambra; the tables, armchairs and sofas were our own design, as were the tables for the restaurant area. The restaurant […]

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