捷克设计师Jindřich Halabala是20世纪后半叶享誉欧洲乃至世界的家具设计大师。Halabala于1903年出生在捷克，毕业于布拉格的艺术学校，1928年开始在著名的家具设计品牌UP Závody担任布拉格店的负责人。后来，他成为UP Závody的首席设计师, 该公司在当时是捷克斯洛伐克最大和最先进的家具工厂之一，带有UP商标的产品也一度成为优质和好品味的代名词。 UP Závody在当时也被认为是欧洲最成功的企业之一。 Halabala对UP Závody品牌产品的开发以及广告和销售策略做出了巨大贡献，在他的带领下，该品牌家具将卓越的设计和实用的功能完美融合，这也使得UP Závody的家具设计成为整个欧洲许多其他制造商效仿的主要灵感来源。 Halabala对家具品质的看法----在外观上应该是优雅的，高度实用的，可储存的和可变化的，同时又能被最广泛的人群所接受的。这一理念启发了许多设计师，并成为了家具设计史上永恒的文化遗产。 Professor Halabala was born in 1903 in Koryčany, a city which is located in Moravia in the Czech Republic....
Professor Halabala was born in 1903 in Koryčany, a city which is located in Moravia in the Czech Republic. He graduated from art school in Prague and in 1928 started in the famous furniture factory UP Závody as the head of the Prague shop. Later on he became the chief architect of the UP Závody, a venture that was considered one of the most successful in Europe.
The company ranked at the time among the largest and most progressive furniture factories in Czechoslovakia and the products bearing the UP trademark became a synonym for quality and good taste.
He contributed to the development of the products and to the advertising and sales strategies. Furniture of UP Závody, mainly the production of Jindřich Halabala is pushed through the optimum combination of superior design, functionality and efficiency. He became a leading inspiration followed by many other manufacturers throughout Europe. His views on housing and furniture quality, which should be elegant in terms of shape, perfectly rendered, highly functional, storable and variable while at the same time accessible to the widest possible layer of the population, have remained inspirational and a timeless legacy.