Arnošt Vespalec

Specialized in Scientific Instrument Design.

Arnošt Vespalec

About Arnošt Vespalec

Who am I? You know it's hard to say who exactly am I, but I feel that I am alive and that's the most important. By nature I am a very curious person, who Investigates and seeks different ways of everything possible in the world and I do not like, when someone says tat something is not possible. Every obstacle is only in our thoughts. So what i can offer to our world is that I am unpredictable...

  • Winner of 2 A' Design Awards.
  • Specialized in Scientific Instrument Design.
  • Original Design.
  • Creative, Diligent and Innovative.
  • All Designs
  • Scientific Instrument
  • Manufacturing
Workswell Wiris Thermal imaging system

Workswell Wiris Thermal imaging system

Scientific Instrument Design

Big Trimmer Precious Trimming Machine

Big Trimmer Precious Trimming Machine

Manufacturing Design

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Interview with Arnošt Vespalec

Could you please tell us more about your art and design background? What made you become an artist/designer? Have you always wanted to be a designer?
I've always been thinking and dreaming about many various things. And my grandma Ludmila called me the "Why-boy" because nobody could see me, but I was heared. She was very good painter and gifted person. This is main reason why i chose to become a designer, but there was many and many other aspects, that helped me to follow this path of life.
Can you tell us more about your company / design studio?
I'd like to, but I don't have any company or a design studio. I am on my own.
What is "design" for you?
What is design for me? I'ts hard question and I try to answer it simple. Design is complex state of mind for me. I'm not able to design something without open and closed mind.
What kinds of works do you like designing most?
I was born to enjoy life. It means, that i have to bring happiness to other people's lives. So I like to design every kind of things, that help people the most.
What is your most favorite design, could you please tell more about it?
Tree designed by nature. But something designed by human, well it's more invention then a design, but it is ordinary bulb invented by Nikola Tesla.
When do you feel the most creative?
When the silence is in my mind. This silence is associate to white color. White color has all kinds of colors.
Which aspects of a design do you focus more during designing?
I try to concentrate on each step, there is not only one major aspect that is important than others, all of them are on the same level.
What kind of emotions do you feel when you design?
It's like in the middle of wave field. One second I'm happy and the other I'm sad.
From your point of view, what are the responsibilities of a designer for society and environment?
Definately make design more environmental friendly. Designer have to has knowledge about manufacture processes and society weaknesses to make future better.
How do you think the "design field" is evolving? What is the future of design?
I think, that evelving of "design field" is on right way. Yes there are many mistakes and many will come, but I am optimist and future of design is bright in new technologies.
Where does the design inspiration for your works come from? How do you feed your creativity? What are your sources of inspirations?
From observation of real world in his right view. I really don't know, but music help me very much. Inspiration is everywhere in nature, space, living beings, You just have to look.
How would you describe your design style? What made you explore more this style and what are the main characteristics of your style? What's your approach to design?
I don't know if I am right person to describe my style anyway I will try. My design style is technical as well natural , i use many method and rules such as Fibonacci sequence, Fourier transform etc. The main characteristic of my style is learning.
Where do you live? Do you feel the cultural heritage of your country affects your designs? What are the pros and cons during designing as a result of living in your country?
I live in a village. Undoubtedly the cultural heritage of my country affect my design as well as a person. Cons are that people doesn't know what exactly designer do, and ignorance, but it's thanks that design in Czech republic is relative young. Pros are, that you can enjoy your privacy.
How do you work with companies?
I try to get to know them and to become friends, I like informal communication because it is the most effective in my opinion.
What are your suggestions to companies for working with a designer? How can companies select a good designer?
Designer work is based on emotions, and mind. Every small or big company needs a designer because we are living beings. And for our happy life we ​​need beauty things, and this is exactly why designers are on this world. There are not bad designers, one designer is good in something else than the other one. My suggestions for companies? Give designers more chances to show You right path.
What are 5 of your favorite design items at home?
pencil, wooden cabinet, wooden bokken, screw jack from Vaz 2105, model of x-wing
Can you describe a day in your life?
I am a person like everyone who reads this text. I live in the village, so I have a lot of homework where I can healthy dream about a lot of things. Otherwise, I live in an ordinary life that includes hygiene, eating, resting and working.
From your perspective, what would you say are some positives and negatives of being a designer?
Negative aspects are that as a designer you meet a lot of people would think, that you are crazy.On the other hand everything is balanced and when people become to understand to You, they become call you a visionary and you can make amazing things, that makes a deep mark in another person.
What is your "golden rule" in design?
Everything is possible, if there are no rule, create it. This is it!
Which tools do you use during design? What is inside your toolbox? Such as software, application, hardware, books, sources of inspiration etc.?
It depends on many things. But most often is it idea followed by dancing creation of pencil with paper. After that I use CAD programs to came the design into virtual reality and then into reality.
Designing can sometimes be a really time consuming task, how do you manage your time?
Even if I try to manage my time. The plans are every time changing as a designing process still continue by his own path. I manage this by slowly resolving each step step by step.
How long does it take to design an object from beginning to end?
It depends on many aspects. But it can be time interval between one day to several years.
What was your most important job experience?
It was in Workswell s.r.o. company definitely . They let me design by my way.
What type of design work do you enjoy the most and why?
Creating a prototype, because you can see what you have designed and allow you to perfect it.
What are your future plans? What is next for you?
I don't know yet, the life is colourful of surpraises. But I have open mind for any kind of plan.
Do you work as a team, or do you develop your designs yourself?
Nothing can be done without team work of first class. First class of teamwork include talking with my family, girlfriend, friends. The Second class of teamwork is, that I cooperate with other people from another disciplines. Even if I develop my design by myself, it's team work too.
Do you have any works-in-progress being designed that you would like to talk about?
Yes I have, but I can't talk about it right now, I am so sorry for that.
How can people contact you?
They can any kind of way. But please don't throw the stone into my window

Designer of the Day Interview with Arnošt Vespalec

Could you please tell us about your experience as a designer, artist, architect or creator?
The first experience as a non profesional product designer was at my eight. I build a lot of space ships and tanks from LEGO. Now really... My work experiences a product designer is about 3-4 years. First work was to design desktop lamps, O-led holders for a VPS. electro company, and then designing for Workswell company. Now I am trying to study doctoral programme at Brno University of Technology. While I study I designing with my colagues some things, that will help people soon.
What are your priorities, technique and style when designing?
Widely open eyes, thinking, talking, sketching, modeling... I learned, that each design project needs it's own individual attitude. The most important thing is to know how to use and learn function of tools like pencil, software, brain, math, physics, geometry, etc:..., and you have to learn continuously new things every day.Designing process is a coctail of everything. You have rules, but you have to understand rules to make your own rules. So this is my priorities, technique and style in short.
What particular aspects of your background shaped you as a designer?
Manual work at garden. The exploration of purity of nature systems and laws on my own eyes...
What is your growth path? What are your future plans? What is your dream design project?
I would like to go abroad and work some time with designers from other countries. But I don't think it's necessary for a man to be successful. Just have a dream and go after him.My goal is to design fair to nature, Earthlings, fauna and flora on this planet.
What are your advices to designers who are at the beginning of their career?
Don't rush. Keep calm, dream and hard work.And, everything is possible :).
You are truly successful as a designer, what do you suggest to fellow designers, artists and architects?
Jacque Fresco, Don Norman, Victor Papanek... I won't tell you whom is the best to follow. You can follow a Bird, that builds his nest... And make many mistakes, without mistakes you only follow path, that is discovered
What is your day to day look like?
I don't like routines. So I work every day in different way, and listening different music ;-).
How do you keep up with latest design trends? To what extent do design trends matter?
I don't thing about it this way. I just design by my own way, but It makes me pleasure to see creative work another designers around the world.
How do you know if a product or project is well designed? How do you define good design?
Definition of a good design is, that many things such a main thought, involved people, manufacture, customers are on the same wave. So all of the main properities of design met in the right way.And every design has his own mistakes, that makes him unique essence. So the mistakes and thoughts that were spoken through them... that's it! And the perfect design isn't design because you are not able to see IT!
What is your biggest design work?
I have no biggest or smallest design work. I have only design work.I would like to tell you more, but I can't tell either in general.
Would you tell us a bit about your lifestyle and culture?
Whole world and space inspire me. Every kind of culture, city ... you always find something different and interesting. It's hard to separate it.

Extended Interview with Arnošt Vespalec

Could you please tell us about your experience as a designer, artist, architect or creator?
I am industrial designer, curently completing my masters design degree at Brno university of technology in Brno, Czech Republic. My Bechelor Degree programme Applied science in Engineering in the field of Industrial Design has completed in Brno in 2015. I consider myself as a product designer.
How did you become a designer?
I've always been thinking and dreaming about many various things. And my grandma Ludmila called me the "Why-boy" because nobody could see me, but I was heared. She was very good painter and gifted person. This is main reason why i chose to become a designer, but there was many and many other aspects, that helped me to follow this path of life.
Which emotions do you feel when designing?
It depends on, for what and whom the design is and what purposes is for. I wish to work and cooperate to design beauty things, that has a higher sense.
What particular aspects of your background shaped you as a designer?
I would like to tell everyone of them, that everything is based on hard work. You should work hard on yourself no matter what everyone says.
Would you tell us a bit about your lifestyle and culture?
Try to think in large span. Everything is connected to each other, try to understand above.

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