Blaženka Staroveški Kučinac

Blaženka Staroveški Kučinac

Rogaška Slatina, Kingdom of Yugoslavia (Slovenia), 1937

Children’s Bedroom Furniture Pipi
Produced by Ivo Marinković Furniture Factory, Osijek, Croatia

The system of children’s bedroom furniture was designed to adapt to the growing child and represents an innovative solution of wooden joints and sophisticated integration possibilities. Small interventions transform the baby’s crib into a child’s bed, a desk and wardrobe, adjusting to the child’s needs.

Nives Kalin Vehovar

Nives Kalin Vehovar

Ljubljana, Slovenia, 1932 · 2007

NKVFV Series of Wood Veneer Pendant Lights
Manufactured by Kalin Vehovar, Ljubljana, Slovenia

The organically shaped pendant lights combine function with sculptural interest, supplying interiors with softly diffused light. Distinguished by the innovative use of natural materials the series, created together with Franc Vehovar, belongs among most timeless examples of Slovenian design.

Nataša Štupar-Šumi

Nataša Štupar-Šumi

Ljubljana, Slovenia, 1927

Rihemberk Castle Reconstruction
Branik, Slovenia

Rihemberk, the largest castle of the Slovene Littoral region, was built on a strategically important defence position above the former road from Vipava valley to the Adriatic Sea. In 1962 the reconstruction project was taken over and supervised by architect Nataša Štupar Šumi. Her work encompassed the entire Castle reconstruction with preserved architectural elements and appropriate transformation of interior for tourism.

Sonja Lapajne-Oblak

Sonja Lapajne-Oblak

Ljubljana, Austro-Hungarian Empire, 1906 · Ljubljana, Slovenia, 1995

The Gimnazija Bežigrad High School
Ljubljana, Slovenia

The Gimnazija Bežigrad High School in Ljubljana is the first school building in the world to be planned without corridors. The innovative architectural design effectively combines benefits of natural light, good air flow, spaciousness and connection with nature.