Prof. Jure Miklavc

Prof. Jure Miklavc, Slovenia

“The red dot design award has all superlatives: long heritage, elaborated criteria, excellent insight and best worldwide reputation.”

Prof. Jure Miklavc was born in Kranj, Slovenia, in 1970. He graduated from Industrial design at the Academy of Fine Arts in Ljubljana. He has nearly 20 years of experience in the design sector. First, he worked as a freelance designer with graphic designer Barbara Šušteršič and then founded his own design consultancy Studio Miklavc. Studio Miklavc is working in the field of product design, visual communications, brands development and consulting for a variety of clients, coming mainly from the business/economy sector, but also from the government and culture. Designs from Studio Miklavc have received many esteemed awards and were displayed in numerous exhibitions. Miklavc is also very active in promoting design and its role in society in Slovenia. From 2005 he is involved in design education and is a permanent lecturer at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Ljubljana.