MAO Slovenia has just opened its newest exhibition: a retrospective display of the founder of Slovene contemporary design, Niko Kralj. This is the very first extensive overview of the “father” of industrial design, his career, mile stones and influence on the nowadays Slovene design scene. The exhibition is open between 15 December 2011 – 4 March 2012. (See opening times and address below)
The most important pieces of this exhibit are Rex armchair, Lupina series, 4455 and modular system furniture Futura, Savinja, Javor (see above) and Konstrukta just to mention the best-known items. For the exhibition company Impakta Les, d.o.o., has reconstructed the Mosquito chair which was never been in regular production but represents a very important chapter in Kralj’s research for new materials and technology.
Address: Por na Fuzine 2, SI-1000, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Opening times: Tuesday–Sunday 10 am–6 pm, Closed on Mondays