Exhibited inside beautiful modernist industrial building in the historical industrial complex, built by Lydie Gahura for Tomáš Baťa's shoe factory during the 1930s, the exhibition explores the role of money in design. Addition to their financial value, there are also social, historical and symbolical contexts around. Exhibition Money: Form, Function, Investment, Savings, Value, Inspiration, conceived by creative collective of OKOLO, investigates its relationship to the design and architecture and on the background of the above-mentioned phenomenas explores the role of money in design and vice versa in an original way. Individual exhibition sections constitute a comprehensive topics, which pervades the world of money and creative work from many different angles. Next to the forms of money and their graphic design, the exhibition explores the phenomenon of the value of money in the design environment, alternative payment methods and various forms of saving, spending, protection money, their evaluation and investment.

The exhibition is build around 8 thematic sections presenting through real exhibits, illustrations, photographs, texts and symbolic installations 8 phenomenas on theme of money and design. The central motive of the whole exhibition is a genuine selection of various money boxes, piggy banks, safes, valets and other objects for holding and saving the money. The other sections include future of money and payment systems, architecture of bank institutions conceived as an installation of miniature paper architecture models, selection of most expensive design pieces in the history, pieces of design inspired by world of money or symbolic installation visualizing value of design made of 90 pieces of IKEA Lack tables as value equivalent of one single table designed by Arik Levy for Czech company Ton

We are inviting you to our Prague launch of our new European Design Stories book. See You!

We are inviting you to our collaborative project with Master & Master furniture company.

Creative collective of OKOLO bring unexpected view on Master & Master products with the curated series of objects inspired by some of the great designers, artists and architects of the past and present with whom production of Master & Master shares similar creative vision in design, production and business model. OKOLO creates a series of art objects integrated into the particular dimensions and places of Master & Master furniture to manifest the general ideas which Master & Master and OKOLO admire. The objects, inspired by work of Dieter Rams, Naoto Fukasawa, Joseph Eichler, Massimo Vigneli and Achille Castiglioni, work as a narrative layer to explain inspiration and philosophy of Master & Master production.

We were so surprised when we have received these very nice Buttons as a present from Studio Swine after we organized their show at our gallery in Prague.

Buttons are new type of intimate fashion accessories, which you can clip on button or other detail without permanently fixed to one garment.

The shapes are inspired by tropical Modernist architecture.

There are some photos from our latest exhibition project at our OKOLO/PP gallery in Prague. London-based Studio Swine presented five conceptual and performative design projects related to sea, land and space.

The documentation of projects, some prototypes, materials samples and more were exhibited within soft foam installation.

Last year, we have created an interactive exhibition dedicated to Czech illustrator Miroslav Šašek.

The traveling exhibition, commissioned by Miroslav Šašek Foundation, consists of several paper modules representing some of the Šašek's illustrations from his eponymous books he made during the 1950s to 1970s. His books for children are focused on famous cities, their architecture, people, nature, culture and traditions. Our modules represent several topics these topics and allow children and adults to play with.