The twenty-third edition of Designblok, the largest design show in Central Europe, will take place from 6 to 10 October 2021 at Gabriel Loci, and this year it will also occupy two floors of the Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague.
Gabriel Loci, Holečkova 10, Praha 5
Openstudio is a space for designers, fashion designers, school studios and students.
Superstudio offers the latest products from manufacturers and companies.
Designerie is a meeting place and here you will find the main installation of this year`s Designblok by the design duo Herrmann & Coufal, winners of the main award of the Czech Grand Design Awards for 2020.
Art House offers collectible design that is almost art in the Gabriel Loci Church.
Openstudio and Superstudio installations can also be viewed in the Exterior area of Gabriel Loci.
Sacre Coeur is located close to Gabriela Loci (Holečkova 31, Prague 5) and houses the Fashion Stage. Fashion shows will take place here on Saturday 9.10. in four blocks. More information about fashion shows can be found in the Accompanying Program section.
Uměleckoprůmyslové museum (The Museum of Decorative Arts), 17. listopadu 2, Praha 1
The RENESANCE 21 exhibition house presents projects by Czech designers and manufacturers who, in addition to excellent design, also place great emphasis on the craftsmanship of their products. Within the Superstudio, the house presents two exhibitions – Family Silver and Masters.
City / Other Sites – Dozens of galleries, exhibition spaces and showrooms throughout Prague traditionally take part in Designblok and prepare programmes and special events for visitors during the Designblok days. You can find a complete list of them in the Catalogue in the City section.
The festival will observe the valid hygiene and safety measures related to the current epidemiological situation.
* Entry is only allowed in a respirator and in accordance with current regulations, namely completed COVID-19 vaccination, valid antigen or PCR test, medical confirmation of having had COVID-19).
Disinfectant racks will be placed in the exhibition area. Exhibitors are responsible for disinfecting and cleaning their own stands. They are also responsible for the placement of disinfectants if the exhibit requires it.
We recommend keeping distance between people and ask every visitor to behave respectfully and safely during their visit to Designblok.
Thank you for following the rules!
On-site information will be provided by team members wearing uniforms with “Staff” on them.
Gabriel Loci: The entrance for wheelchair users is in the rear wing of the Gabriel Loci complex. It is possible to move between floors by the elevator at staircase A.
Uměleckoprůmyslové museum (Museum of Decorative Arts): The building is fully wheelchair accessible. Wheelchair access is through the garden from Široká Street. The building has lifts and wheelchair accessible toilets with Euro key.
Gabriel Loci: Public transport stop Holečkova (bus 176). Parking in the area of Gabriel Loci is not possible. Paid parking is available in the vicinity according to the tariff of the respective city district. The nearest indoor car park is in Nový Smíchov Shopping Mall.
Uměleckoprůmyslové museum (Museum of Decorative Arts): Public transport - Staroměstská stop (metro: line A, tram no. 17, 2, 18, 27, 13, 14). Parking in the area of the Museum of Decorative Arts is not possible. Paid parking is available in the surrounding area according to the tariff of the respective city district.
A large part of the Openstudio artifacts is for sale, so you can buy directly from the designers (payment by card or cash depends on each exhibitor). The Designblok shop is located on the ground floor of Gabriel Loci by Staircase B, space 017.
Refreshment stands are available inside and outside Gabriel Loci. The offer is adapted to everyone, including vegetarians and vegans.
Café Času dost is open in The Museum of Decorative Arts.
Designblok offers lectures and discussions with Czech and international guests at the Reflex Stage (Gabriel Loci, Holečkova 10, Prague 5). They will take place all through the week and admission is free throughout the festival. The program of lectures can be found in the main menu - ACCOMPANYING PROGRAM.
The list of exhibiting designers, a clear map of the complex, and the accompanying program are available to you in the Designblok mobile application, which you can download from the AppStore and Google Play.
For this year's edition, we're using the hashtag #designblok21. You can tag us on Instagram and Stories as @designblok_prague – we`ll share your stories.