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Our world is built from materials. Our team is here to explore them. 

Team matériO' Prague explores and brings awareness about the potential of materials.

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Meet the Team

Adam Havel

Architecure, stone, concrete

Valerie Zahonova materio Prague

Valérie Záhonová

Product design, eco-design, textiles


Huy Pham

Product and interior design, surfaces


Sára Drobíková

Product design, glass, biodesign

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The matériO' network

matériO' Prague is one of the 4 material library branches. Our HQ - matériO' Paris - was founded in 2000 as an independent information and education center for innovative materials. All our branches – Paris, Prague, Seoul, and Geneva share a common goal: to continuously expand our material expertise by developing a comprehensive online database and displaying material samples in our showrooms.

Press mentions

We're honored that our activities and intentions have been acknowledged by a number of well-known media portals. See what they've said about us:

How it started

Two people from different industries united and found a common passion: materials. Meet Lucie Havlová and Tomáš Hendrych who founded matériO' Prague in 2011, the first material library in Czechia. 

Building on this foundation, 2013 witnessed the launch of the online magazine, Material Times. Bridging the library's vast collection with the evolving world of new materials and technology, Material Times offers enriching content accessible to all at

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