We are introducing you Jan Činčera, a head of jury of the Young Package 2017. He has been chairing the judgment panel of Young Packaging Contest for years. He runs his own Činčera Studio, he understands paper, he is serious about packaging and he has been a source of inspiration and unceasing energy for the Young Packaging Contest.
Jan Činčera studied Secondary Graphic School, Paper handling and packing technology department. He was truly influenced by meeting J.H.Kocman in 1983, who showed him that paper is not only industrial but also poetic material. His opinion has been very important to him up to the present day. Before the revolution in 1989 he worked at Packaging Engineering Centre of Prague Paper Factories. After the revolution he taught at the Academy of Fine Arts as an Assistant of Professor Miloš Šejn in the Studio of Conceptual Tendencies. He was then interested in author paper and book above all. In 1994 he established a Studio with his wife Zora, which has been run by them up to the present day. He often cooperates on packaging design of other designers’ products: Jiří Pelcl, Eva Eisler, Rony Plesl, Olgoj Chorchoj and many others.
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