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Valentine Gifts – For the Day of Lovers

Valentine’s Day is almost here, and each year everyone looks forward to rounding up a collection of special gift ideas for design lovers! Whether you are planning a cozy romantic evening or prefer a bit of drama in the mix, here are some tips for transforming your abode into a romantic day.

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The Love Story of Walter and Ise Gropius

This is the story of Walter and Ise Gropius. Even though it may not be widely known, but they were a remarkable couple! They were both brave, had a vision, and lived their lives in according to their aesthetic. They truly lived everything Bauhaus stands for.

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Ferm Living – Spring / Summer 2019

Ferm LIVING presents new collection, instead of describing the ideal home to you, they take us on a tour through each room of the home. Creating a home is a journey with no end-point, with constant surprises and new angles. It is not only about how good your home looks but also about how it feels.

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The Love Story of Alvar and Aino Aalto

Alvar and Aino Aalto were one of the famous modernist couples that believed in the principle of total design (Gesamtkunstwerk) and tried to connect art with technology. Read their love story here!

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Menu – Spring / Summer 2019

Year after year, another Danish interior-design brands – Menu manages to deliver forward-thinking, minimalist furniture and accessories that fit seamlessly into everyday homes, and many of its designs – the Bottle grinder, the Tumbler alarm clock, the Cage table – have quickly become contemporary classics. And it seems 2019 is no different.

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Designers Today : Iskos – Berlin

Iskos – Berlin is a Copenhagen based studio, founded in 2010 by design duo Boris Berlin and Aleksej Iskos. Their activities cover a broad spectrum of design fields from product and furniture design to graphic, exhibition, and interior design.

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Job Application for HR Manager

Due to the increase in the volume of work in Kraljevo, we are looking for 2 candidates:
HR Manager or HR Specialist. Send us your CV at office@gir.rs and join our team!

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The Art of making Tea

Today, tea is still used for when we have a cold to help us get better, and we usually drink it on cold days as a hot beverage. But how did we discover tea? What about the art of making tea? Every tea enthusiast can tell you that it’s not just pouring hot water over herbs.

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Icons of 20th Century : Jean Prouvé

Engineer and metalsmith, self-taught designer and architect, manufacturer and teacher, Jean Prouvé was a key force in the evolution of 20th-century French design, combined bold elegance with economy of means and strong social conscience.

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Ethnicraft – Novelties 2019

Ethnicraft just launched new statement pieces on the Furniture Fair in Cologne. For 2019, Ethnicraft presents 4 new eye-catching dining tables, comfy upholstered dining chairs as well as several statement racks and cupboards.

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Muuto – Spring / Summer 2019

Muuto just introduced their latest new perspectives on Scandinavian design, including the Cover Lounge Chair, Linear Steel Series and Still Café Table along with a new shell version of the Fiber Lounge Chair and a new, smaller size of the Ambit Pendant Lamp.

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5 Holiday Picks : Emilija Radojičić

Emilija Radojičić is a visual artist currently living and working in Belgrade. Her artistic research had led her to the field of installations and sculptures, where her ideas and visions are transformed from a two-dimensional into a three-dimensional form of objects and tapestries.

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5 Holiday Picks : Bratislav Milenković

Bratislav Milenković, an illustrator and the author of our special project Balloon Parade, picked his Christmas gifts from GIR selection, which are sure to delight anyone who likes the classic design pieces. He also chose a more contemporary design, which is perfect for coffee aficionados.

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5 Holiday Picks : Studio Autori

As the festive season approaches, our favorite architects Maja and Dijana from Studio Autori shared with us their favorite gifts for Christmas from the selection of GIR Store, including both Scandinavian design classics and contemporary pieces.

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Christmas Decoration Guide

It’s Holiday season and whether you are excited about decorating your home or are just looking forward to non-working days, the fact is – you will be spending more time at home, curled up with a good book on the couch or maybe hosting a dinner party for your friends and family.

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Christmas Gift Guide 2019

The holiday season is one of the most celebrating times of the year – it is when we can gather together and enjoy the company of those we love. No matter whether you’re celebrating old traditions, starting new ones, or just looking for a simple something to show you care, you must discover our specially curated selection, from thoughtful gift ideas to festive home inspiration!

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Balloon Parade

GIR introduces a collection of design products in collaboration with Bratislav Milenković, an acclaimed illustrator among the younger generation of Serbian artists and designers.

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Brand Development Award

At the recently finished 56th Furniture Fair in Belgrade, GIR won three awards, the Best Product nomination, a nomination for the Best Accompanying Interior Element, and the most significant one, the Golden Key for Brand Development”.

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Vrednost – Result Announcement

GIR and Kulturforum ODKR proudly announces the winners of the competition Vrednost and wants to thank all participants in a recognizable opportunity and contribution in the development of an authentic domestic scene.

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Hanging in style

Kvadrat has been doing extensive research into the domestic curtain, an area which is often overlooked. Bouroullec and Kvadrat Textiles have joined creative forces to solve some of the issues that can come along with window dressing and created the Ready Made Curtain.

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Kvadrat – pushing the properties of textiles

Kvadrat has been leading the field in textile innovation since 1968 when the company was founded. They produce contemporary high-quality textiles and textile-related products for private consumers, architects and designers to use in public spaces and domestic interiors.

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Designers Today : Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

Since their earliest work in the late 1990s, French brothers Ronan and Erwan have brought fresh energy to design. Whereas most new objects are variations of existing ones, France’s most talented duo develops entirely original types of products – and it helps that there are two of them.

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Exhibition New Perspectives | Artist studio

GIR Store is pleased to invite you to visit the exhibition “New Perspectives | Artist Studio “, from 20th of September, until 20th of October, which includes three artists: Emilija Radojičić, Mario Kolarić and Svetlana Ždrnja. Artists often return to the starting place – the studio as a place of inspiration for their own work.

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The Story behind Oblo coat hanger

One of the design studio that is oriented for a more human creation of objects which respond to real situations and interactions rather than to purely functionalist is La Mamba, a young design team established in 2008 in Spain. New members of their design family are Oblo coat hangers and Pendulum desk mirror, specially designed for new GIR collection.

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Muuto – Fall / Winter 2018

New designs from Muuto are in! Scandinavian design brand Muuto has just launched a series of new designs for Fall/Winter collection, and they’re a dream for any minimalist out there. This collection will be available soon at GIR Store.

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Back-to-school time!

Helping your child achieve their dreams begins earlier than you might think. These tips for creating space for study, play time and relaxation will fire up their imagination while preparing them for back-to-school time.

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Designers Today : Cecilie Manz

A career that spans twenty years as she patiently honed her skills to emerge today as one of the major figures of Scandinavian design. Despite her taste for experimenting with new materials and exploring original functions, whenever she sits down at her drawing table the process is invariable. Every new design starts with

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Exhibition Shape and Space

After reconsidering the abstract and figurative forms made with different media and techniques within the FORMA – ФОРМА exhibition, a series of exhibitions in GIR Store continues, and it represents the young art scene of Serbia and the region.

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Now Playing

Are you wondering what we listen this month in GIR store? If you feel like you need some help springing into the rest of 2018 and the warmer days, check out our favorite playlists below.

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GIR – Furniture made in Kraljevo that took over the world

GIR furniture factory was founded in Kraljevo over two decades ago as a small family company with lots of enthusiasm and work drive. Today, GIR employs almost 600 people, and their furniture decorates homes all around the world and the wheels of production are in full throttle.

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BsaB essential oils now in GIR Store

BsaB is a leading global brand of organic candles and diffusers now with presence in Serbia, in GIR Store. The BsaB range is made up of great natural ‘calming’ products like our aromatherapy pure essential oil diffusers. All their products are made from the finest natural ingredients.

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GIR designers mixed interview: Numen, Grupa, Redesign

We bring you three intertwined designer dialogues with authors who were a part of the new GIR collection, and for the last one we present to you the members of three Croatian studios: Numen, Grupa and Redesign.

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Designers Today : Norm Architects

Norm Architects is a multidisciplinary design studio focusing on residential architecture, commercial interiors, industrial design, photography, graphics and art direction.

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GIR designers mix interview: Autori, Presek, Chudes

We bring you three intertwined designer dialogues with authors who were a part of the new GIR collection, and second in line to be presented are the members of three domestic studios: Presek design studio, Studio Chudes and Autori.

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New Ethnicraft introductions for 2018

Solid wood continues to play its part as the protagonist in our collection, which continues to bring life to the balance between form and function for furniture that is truly lasting in both quality and design.

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Designers Today : Anderssen & Voll

We represent the minds behind the Oslo based design studio Anderssen & Voll. The duo has been given international awards and recognition for their work.

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Muuto Spring / Summer collection

A few days ago, MUUTO introduced to us new collection for Spring/ Summer 2018. All this new pieces will be available soon at GIR Store.

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Design Letters x Arne Jacobsen

Jacobsen is best known for his simple, light, compact and well proportioned chairs. He designed a unique typeface, so that the shapes of the letters would match his desired overall aesthetic effect.

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Vladimir Ilic’s square meter

He created his personal square meter in his office, in which he feels like he’s at his own house, and he also told us what makes his work day and that the most challenging thing is working with over 500 employees within this complex factory which is constantly improving.

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Design classic: Craft salt and pepper mills

Good design should never be an excuse for a higher price but it is often a legitimate reason. Superior products by definition should contain superior materials and can require small scale manufacturing involving many skilled processes. The Craft Mills exemplify this approach.

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Design Classics : Togo Sofa

The Togo happens to be one of the most favorite pieces of seating ever designed. There’s something so fascinating about the caterpillaresque design with its low-profile lounge. This collection has been the ultimate in comfort and style for almost 45 years.

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Ligne Roset at GIR Store

Ligne Roset is the French creator-manufacturer-distributor of contemporary high-end furniture. A highly contemporary international designer brand, Ligne Roset is renowned worldwide for its collections of cutting-edge furniture and accessories.

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GIR article for BravaCasa

Uncompromising dedication to quality and staunch commitment to design, identified in clear and modern form, have naturally allowed for another evolutionary step of GIR company, this time in the form of an author collection.

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Exhibition Форма – Forma

The ФОРМА – FORMA exhibition, by a group of young authors, will be opened at 19h at the GIR Store on the 18th of October, as a new chapter of this selling space, which will, in this way, for the first time establish itself as an exhibition space.

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GIR People

“I grew together with GIR, and considering that I went through all the processes since GIR was established until today, my job is to be available to help everyone, everywhere and in every moment, in order for us to obtain the best possible product.”

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GIR Techniques

“We are the rough part of production, we make panels, elements, we cut and grind… actually, we’re trying to create something from the timber we have, to the best of our abilities.”

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We won the Golden Key

On this year’s Belgrade Furniture Fair, GIR won the Golden Key Award for The best accompanying element of interior. The award is assigned for Opozit mirror, a piece we made in collaboration with Presek Design studio.

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Interview: Autori

We find out more about the ideas behind the GIR Store interior design project in conversation with Dijana, Maja and Dušan.

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Wood

Manifold meanings ascribed to wood, in different times and different nations, carry both material and symbolic value.