On Sunday 6th November, competitors of the eighth edition of the Vendée Globe set sail for the non-stop solo race around the world. British sailor Alex Thomson is participating the race with a completely new boat designed by VPLP/Verdier. Konstantin Grcic was commissioned by HUGO BOSS to design the visual branding of the yacht.
(Race start: November 6 / Sables d´Olonne, France)

The exhibition PLAYTIME opens at Galerie Hetzler, Berlin. It mixes commercial work of the designer with more recent designs, models and references to previous exhibitions.
(November 5 – December 23 / Berlin, Germany)

During the Tokyo Design Week, Magis Japan will be presenting the exhibition ANIMAL FARM, designed by Konstantin Grcic. The show features a selection of projects the designer has developed for Italian furniture brand Magis.
(October 26 – November 7 / Tokyo, Japan)

JUNE 2016
Konstantin Grcic receives the award "migliore designer" (English: best designer) of this year´s Salone del Mobile, Milano. On the occasion of its 55th anniversary, the worldwide-renowned furniture exhibition inaugurated the salone del mobile.milano award to recognize the value of creative ideas, innovation and technology in contemporary products. In its official statement the jury’s commented as follows: ‘Because he has managed to express new aesthetic connotations, while remaining true to his own rigorous technical and expressive language.’

The exhibition KONSTANTIN GRCIC / THE GOOD. THE BAD. THE UGLY. is on show at Die Neue Sammlung in Munich, Germany.