Profile: Barbara Princic

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About Barbara Princic : Between lines the personal philosophy tells much about the designer and her life orientation. The text below therefore explains her attitude toward design for all, the design for environment and the inovative design. By focusing on the end user to make his daily life and work easier, design is put in a social context. Good design of any product is to be essential for each end-user without any social, age, gender or cultural discrimination. Design for all. Objectives, standards and strategies for environmentally friendly design are recognized as a challenge for the design process which considers the entire life cycle of the product from the cradle to the cradle. Design for environment. It is important to understand the pluralism of life choices and the immense possibilities of contemporary technologies, and to combine them as an inspiration for new, visionary solutions. Innovative design.
STATEMENT OF ART:
Everything that was not created by nature was designed by man.

ORGANIZATION:
Cogito Design & University of Ljubljana

EDUCATION:
1991, Industrial design, BA, University of Ljubljana, Academy of Fine Arts and Design
2007, Industrial Design, MA, University of Ljubljana, Academy of Fine Arts and Design

EXPERIENCE:
2014, Assistant professor, Academy of Fine Arts and Design, University of Ljubljana/Slovenia.
2008, Visiting professor, HTBL Ferlach Design College/Austria.
1997, Teaching assistant, Academy of Fine Arts and Design, University of Ljubljana/Slovenia.
1993, Free lance designer, Ljubljana/Slovenia.
1992, DPC-CETRA=Design Promotion Center-China External Trade Development Council, Taipei/Taiwan.
1991, Formitas Agency, Ljubljana/Slovenia.
1990, Secretariat of the 17th ICSID Ljubljana ‘91/Slovenia.

MIXED EXHIBITIONS:
2010, Exhibition of the IDEA'10 finalists and awards winners, Portland, Oregon/USA.
2010, The Design Assembly, The Wilder Man zone, Graz/Austria.
2010, DOS exhibition, Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana/Slovenia.
2009, Ambiente Fair, Frankfurt/Germany.
2008, 'The misterious life of glass', City Art Museum, Ljubljana/Slovenia.
2008, The Bazaar of Design, Ljubljana Castle/Slovenia.
2008, Imm Furniture Fair, Cologne/Germany.
2007, Imm Furniture Fair, Cologne/Germany.
2007, Westfalica Furniture Fair, Westfalica/Germany .
2007, Ambient Furniture Fair, Ljubljana/Slovenia.
2006, Ambient Furniture Fair, Ljubljana/Slovenia .
2004, BIO 19, Biennial of Industrial Design, Fužine Castle, Ljubljana/SLO
2003, Who teaches?, Kresija Gallery, Ljubljana/Slovenia
2003, Exhibition of Coram Design Award 2003 competition projects, Witte Dame, Eindhoven/the Netherlands.
2000, former graduates exhibition, Min Post Office, Ljubljana/Slovenia.
1999, Imm Furniture Fair, Cologne/Germany .
1999, Promosedia, 23rd International Chair Exhibition, Udine/Italy
1998, Ljubljana Furniture Fair, Ljubljana/Slovenia.
1998, BIO 16, Ljubljana Castle and Rog Factory, Ljubljana/Slovenia.
1997, SOF ’97 (Slovenian Advertising Festival), Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana/Slovenia.
1997, Golden Drum, Portoroz/Slovenia.
1996, BIO 15, IDCO gallery, Ljubljana/Slovenia.
1996, 31st Zagreb Exhibition of Art and Design, Museum gallery centre, Zagreb/Croatia.
1995, Talum Workshop Exhibition ‘95, IDCO gallery, Ljubljana/Slovenia
1988, Design student Exhibition, Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana/Slovenia
1988, Exhibition of the Academy of Fine Arts at ZGRAF, National Gallery, Zagreb/Croatia.
1988, ICSID Interdesign Workshop Exhibitions around Slovenia.
1987, Student Exhibition, City Art Museum, Ljubljana/Slovenia
1987, Student Exhibition of Prešeren Award winners, City Art Museum, Ljubljana/Slovenia.
1986, BIO 11, Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana/Slovenia.

AWARDS:
1986, BIO (Biennial of Industrial Design) 11, a special mention.
1987, Preseren student award of the Academy of Fine Arts.
1996, BIO 15, honorable ICSID award.
2010, Industrial Design Excellence Awards-Finalist (IDEA '10).
2014, Silver A'Design Award

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
Slovene (Native), Croat (Near Native), English (Advanced), French (Pre-Intermediate)

COURSES, SEMINARS AND WORKSHOPS::
2008, ''Rogaska Crystal Workshop - designing in glass'', DOS – Slovene Designers’ Association, Ljubljana/Slovenia.
2005, ''Integration of Visible and Invisible Parameters in a New Product Design Process'', a workshop within NPD Network, Josef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana/Slovenia.
1998, ''IDEM 10 workshop/Too Much Stuff'', The Design Academy, Eindhoven/the Netherlands.
1995, ''James Donaldson: The recycling of packaging and the use of recycled materials for packaging'', a workshop within ETE 3, the International Congress on Packaging, Bled/Slovenia.
1995, Talum Workshop, ”design in aluminium”, Esenca-The House of Design, Ljubljana/Slovenia.
1990, ''ICSID Interdesign Workshop Nova Gorica'', the Secretariat of the 17th ICSID Congress, Ljubljana/Slovenia.

MEMBERSHIPS & ASSOCIATIONS:
2003, DOS-Designer's Society of Slovenia

COLLECTIONS:
2010, Henry Ford Museum, Michigan/USA

JURY MEMBERSHIPS:
2011, A Golden Cube Competition, Centre of Architecture of Slovenia.
2010, A Domestic Litter Bin Design Competition, Ecologists Without Borders, Ljubljana/Slovenia.
2007, Honey Glass/Packaging Competition, The Slovene Bees Association.

CLIENTELE:
Avtotehna-VIS, Lisca, Pristop, GlaxoWellcome, Expo-Art, KLI, Brest, Sijaj, ZZI, Rogaska-Crystal etc.

WEB SITE:
www.cogitodesign.net

REGISTRATION DATE:
2013-11-30 02:21:20

COUNTRY:
Slovenia

ACCOUNT TYPE:
Professional

Awards received by Barbara Princic


5x5 Chair

Silver A' Design Award Winner for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category in 2013
Barbara Princic for Sijaj Hrastnik
5x5 Led Lamp

Golden A' Design Award Winner for Lighting Products and Lighting Projects Design Category in 2014
Barbara Princic for Sijaj Hrastnik

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