Borak Sipec

Sipec was born in Prague in 1949. He lives in Vienna, Austria.

He studied first at School for Arts and Craft in Prague, and continued with studies in architecture in Hamburg. He was appointed palace architect in Prague by president Vaclav Havel, and professor of design at University of Applied Arts in Vienna. He has apart from glass also designed furniture, cutlery and silver. 

Sipec was the initiator of the Neo-baroque style in glass and design in the 1980-ies. He has his own shop for glass in Prague, called Arzenale.

Sipec has exhibited in many places in Europe and the US. He is represented at Museum of Art and Design i New York; Musée des Arts Decoratives i Paris; Kunstmuseum i Düsseldorf; Stedelijk Museum i Amsterdam; Corning Museum of Glass; Design Museum i London. Ett

A number of monographies has been written about him and his work.

Art glass from this designer

Sculpture. "Baroque vase"
Borak Sipec

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