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Petr Novotny

Petr Novotny

Glass art

Glass studio AJETO

Result of permanent cooperation with prominent designer Borek Sipek and excellent glass technologist Libor Fafala is a "magical triangle" - art - craft - technology. On these base was found glass studio AJETO - in Lindava near Novy Bor, 1991.

AJETO v roce 1992

AJETO in 1992

AJETO v roce 1994

AJETO in 1994

AJETO nyní


1. International Glasswork and Design Symposium called "GLASS AMBITIONS" started working of AJETO, 28 October 1994. Next to important Czech artists took part such prominence of world design as David Palterer, George Sowden, Paolo Deganelo, Marwin Lipofski, Charles Parriot, Shimizu Fumijo etc.

Výstavní síň Arzenal

Show-room Arzenal

Výstavní síň sklárny AJETO v Novém Boru

Show-room AJETO in Novy Bor


Some of the completed projects to which AJETO has already added it´s name are:

  • Interior for the Casino in Innsbruck
  • Lighting for Prague Castle
  • Interiors Karl Lagerfeld shops, Paris
  • Collection Follies for Driade, Italy
  • Collection for Maletti, Italy
  • Collection for Alterego and Steltman, Holland etc.

AJETO is cooperating with:

  • DALE CHIHULY Studios, U.S.A.
  • BOREK SIPEK Studios, Prague, Amsterdam
  • Nachtmann, Mawa, Venta, Anta, Akari / Germany
  • Cent Degres / France
  • MacKenzie-Childs / USA etc.
  • with many glass schools, colleges and studios:
    • The Secondary Artistic School in Novy Bor, Kamenicky Senov and Zelezny Brod, Czech Republic
    • Academy of Applied Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague
    • Academy of Applied Arts in Bratislava, Slovak Republic
    • Academy of Architecture and Design in Hamburg, Germany
    • The College of Architecture and Design, Vienna, Austria
    • The PARNHAM College of Arts, United Kingdom
    • Staffordshire University, United Kingdom
    • CIRVA Glass Centre, France

AJETO in its short history has become a world famous glassworks and has attracted many glass artists, designers, architects and many others interested in contemporary Czech glassmaking. AJETO reflects a new trends of world glassmaking on one hand and on the other it itself contributes with its point of view to the progress in the field of world glass art and design.

Bořek Šípek umělecký ředitel studia AJETO

Borek Sipek
art director

Libor Fafala hlavní sklářský technolog

Libor Fafala
glass-technology supervisor

Petr Novotný, AJETO, 1995

Petr Novotny
glass-master supervisor