ABOUT

Lenka Záhorková designs and manufactures original porcelain. Her works are generaly based
on serching parallels between construction / craft technologies and idea koncepts. Circle of life,
its neverending princips- creation, destruction and reconstruction is the main inspiration. She
graduated the masters program at the University of West Bohemia in Czech Republic, class of
ceramic design.  In 2015 she co-founded a ceramic design group called NALEJTO, where is one
of the designers. She also works as a freelance designer.

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STUDIES

2018               Academy of Fine arts in Gdańsk, Studio of sculpture, program ERASMUS+
2014 – 2019   University of West Bohemia, Sculpture department, Ceramic Design class
2011 – 2013   University of West Bohemia, Design dept., Product Design class
2007 – 2011   Arts and Crafts High school in Turnov, Precious Stone Cutting and Carving class

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EXHIBITIONS

2019    Designblok 19, project Tak to bylo…, EXPO Holešovice, Prague
2019    Designblok 19, exposition NALEJTO, EXPO Holešovice, Prague
2019    Kruhy na vodě, The Museum of Applied Folk Arts, Budapest / HU
2019    Quarzsprung, Keramik und Glas aus Tschechien, Bayerischer Kunstgewerbeverein e.V. / Mnichov / DE
2018    Kruhy na vodě, Gallery ÚĽUV, Bratislava / SK
2018    Design Plzeň, exposition FDULS, DEPO2015, Pilsen
2018    Designblok 18, exposition NALEJTO, EXPO Holešovice, Prague
2018    Designblok 18, exposition #CHINAWALL FDULS, EXPO Holešovice, Prague
2018    Všechno dopadne dobře, exhibition class of ceramic, Soběslav
2017    Designblok 17, exposition NALEJTO, EXPO Holešovice, Prague
2017    Tendence 2017 Talents, Frankfurt / DE
2017    Czech design week, expozition NALEJTO, DUP36, Prague
2017    Deziin, Petrohradská kolektiv, Prague
2016    Designsupermarket, NALEJTO, Kafka´s house, Prague
2016    New G(o)ods 2015!, Wien / AUT
2016    Design Plzeň, exposition NALEJTO and FDULS, DEPO2015, Pilsen
2016    Designblok 16, exposition FDULS, EXPO Holešovice, Prague
2016    Designblok 16, exposition NALEJTO, EXPO Holešovice, Prague
2016    Prague design week, exposition NALEJTO, Kafka´s house Prague
2016    New G(o)ods 2015!, Kielce / PL
2016    Zlin design week, exposition NALEJTO, Koma modular, Zlin
2016    New G(o)ods 2015!, Bratislava / SK
2015    New G(o)ods 2015!, Prague
2015    Porcelain POP UP, Gulzan Concept Store, Prague
2015    How porcelain gorws / Nalejto at Laufen, expozice NALEJTO, Prague gallery, Prague
2015    Přesahy, Galerie Vestředu, Pilsen
2015    Inspirace Sutnar, Galerie města Pilsen
2015    Prague design week, exposition NALEJTO, Kafka´s house, Prague
2010    Exhibition of Art-Craft schools of North Bohmian region, Museum of Glass Sculpture, Novy Bor

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AWARDS

2019    Empathy award
2019    Designblok awards 2019 nominee
2018    Kruhy na vodě / SK, nominee
2017    Tendence 2017, Talents / DE
2015    National Student Design Award 2015 – Awards Good student design + prize of journalists
2015    Award for the design of bathroom tiles for Lasselsberger, Compo Project

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PRESS

2019    Esprit – stylový magazín lidových novin
2019    Protišedi.cz
2019    Mladá fronta DNES
2019    Czechdesign.cz
2018    Dolce Vita
2017    Dolce Vita
2017    Plzeňský deník
2017    DesignMagazin.cz
2017    CreatedSpace.sk
2017    Designreport / DE
2017    DesignMagazin.cz
2017    Insidecor.cz
2017    Topfair – The official magazine of Messe Frankfurt / DE
2017    365design.dk / DK
2017    Infurma.es / ES
2017    Protišedi.cz
2017    České noviny.cz
2016    Dolce Vita
2016    Czechdesign.cz
2015    Mladá fronta DNES
2015    Design Cabinet.cz
2015    Novinky.cz
2015    Design Cabinet.cz
2015    Silis.cz