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Divan Design

Česká republika / Company ID: 27118223 QR +

The main focus of Divan Design is industrial design, the studio was founded in 1997. Author of globally successful design realizations (Linet, BTL, ABB, 2N, DISA, KOH-I-NOOR, etc.) Winner of several awards for outstanding design, including the National Design Award and the RedDot Award and Good Design. Ivan Dlabač, chief designer and owner of Divan Design, has been running the Industrial Design Studio at the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague since 2007. Since 2008 he has been the President of the Union of Professional Designers of the Czech Republic From 2008 to 2010, he chaired the jury of the National Student Design Award

Completed projects

Project Drillbone Tunneler
Client Drillbone
Year 2021
Description The Drillbone Tunneler is an orthopedic instrument used to create channels in the bone through which the surgeon sews back the torn tendons.The evolutionary step is the arthroscopic implementation of the original transosseous method, which significantly improves healing and thus minimizes possible postoperative complications. The shapes are defined both by the ergonomics of the grips and by the possibilities of production technologies of machining. The body of the instrument is milled from aluminum alloy, the awl with a tip and the drill bushing are milled from surgical steel.


Divan Design
Doc.M.A. Ivan Dlabač  
Terronská 698/40
Praha 6
Česká republika
Contact person
Year of foundation

Language skills: English, Czech


  • RedDot Design Award Winner - 4 awards for BTL Modular System 1 - 2014, Good Design Award 2005, Award for Outstanding Design 2005, National Design Award 2000, Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design - Studio of Architecture and Design at the Department of Architecture 1993

Membership in professional organizations

Unie profesionálních designérů ČR