about

Peter Škerlavaj

Born on October 22, 1944 in Črmošnjice in the Dolenjska region. After graduating from the Faculty of Architecture, University of Ljubljana, he got a job in the project office of Invest. He later worked as a freelance cultural worker. He is active in the field of architecture and interior design, as well as design and graphic design. He has received several awards in competitions in the field of graphic design and the »Work of the Month« awards of the Designers Society of Slovenia. His BIO 9 poster is included in the MoMA New York study collection. In 1985, he was nominated for the national »Borba Award« for architecture, for the Mercator confectionery factory – Konditor in Ljubljana. In 1988, he received the Zupančič Award of the City of Ljubljana for the interior design of the Modni Center store in Ljubljana. His works have been published in domestic and foreign professional literature and exhibited in Slovenia and abroad.

 

architecture & interior design

Brucbar day bar, Ljubljana
interior design
award: »Work of the Month« DSS, Designers Society of Slovenia, 1980

Mercator confectionery factory – Konditor, Ljubljana
architecture and interior design
nomination: republican »Borba Award« for architecture, 1985

Modni Center store, Ljubljana
interior design
»Zupančič award« of the City of Ljubljana, 1988

Residential house in Črnuška Gmajna, Ljubljana
architecture and interior design
Recognition: »Selection 20«, DAL exhibition – Architects’ Society of Ljubljana, 1993

design & graphic design

Timber combine Hoja, Ljubljana
1st prize in a trademark competition, 1969

United Rail Transport Company, Ljubljana
1st prize in the competition for a commemorative diploma and badge, 1970

Centromerkur, Ljubljana
Awarded in the logo competition, 1971

Ironworks Jesenice
1st Prize in the competition for a commemorative diploma and badge, 1972

Piran Tourist Board
Awarded in the Portorož logo competition, 1972

AS design 72 – Zlatarna Celje
1st Prize in the gold and silver jewelry design competition, 1972

Liko Vrhnika
Awarded in the logo competition, 1972

Biennial of graphic design, Maribor
2nd Prize in the competition for 1. BIGO poster, 1972
co-author Katja Zelinka Škerlavaj

Ilirija, Ljubljana,
Awarded in the logo competition, 1973

Biennial of Industrial Design, Ljubljana
awarded (2nd Prize) in the competition for BIO 6 poster, 1974

BPT – Cotton spinning and weaving mill, Tržič
1st Prize in the logo competition

30 years of victory over fascism and liberation, Novi sad
2nd Prize in the poster and badge competition, 1975

University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Electrical Engineering
1st prize in the logo competition, 1976
co-author Katja Zelinka Škerlavaj

Biennial of Industrial Design, Ljubljana
1st Prize in the competition for BIO 9 poster, 1980

Biennial of Industrial Design, Ljubljana
awarded (2nd Prize) in the competition for BIO 10 poster, 1983

architecture & interior design

DAL – Architects’ Society of Ljubljana, from 1981 to 2020
DSS – Designers Society of Slovenia, from 1980 to 1995
DAL – Single-Family House in Ljubljana, 1945 – 1995, 1996

design & graphic design

AS design 72 – Ljubljana, 1972
1st BIGO–Biennial of Graphic Design, Maribor, 1972
BIO 5 – Biennial of Industrial Design, Ljubljana, 1973
BIO 6 – Biennial of Industrial Design, Ljubljana, 1975
DSS – Designers Society of Slovenia – Ljubljana, »Work of the Month«, 1976
DSS – Designers Society of Slovenia – Sarajevo, »Work of the Month«, 1978
8th Biennial Brno, 1978
BIO 9 poster competition, Ljubljana, 1980
DSS – Designers Society of Slovenia 30 years, Ljubljana, 1982
ZGRAF 3, Zagreb, 1981
10th Biennial Brno, 1982
5th Poster Biennial – Lahti, 1983
DSS – Designers Society of Slovenia, Ljubljana, 1976 – 2002
Pompidou Center – Typographism – BIO 9 poster, Paris, 1985
DSS – Designers Society of Slovenia 40 years, Ljubljana, 1992
Slovenian poster – Zagreb, 2003
Redesign Europe – Berlin, 2005
MoMA New York – BIO 9 poster, study collection, New York, 2011
Museum of Modern Art Moderna Galerija – BIO 9 posters, Eighties – New places, new images, Ljubljana, 2016
DAL – Arhitektura inventura, 2004 – 2021

architecture & interior design

Sinteza no.: 75,76,77,78/ 1987 – Mercator confectionery factory Konditor, Ljubljana
Sinteza no.: 75,76,77,78/ 1987 – Candle shop in Stari trg, Ljubljana
Sinteza no.: 79,80,81,82/ 1988 – Modni Center store, Ljubljana
Sinteza no.: 83,84,85,86/ 1989 –Modni Bar day bar, Ljubljana
Sinteza no.: 95–100/ 1993–1994 – Residential house in Črnuška Gmajna, Ljubljana
LIST 17. – DAL / 1996 – Single-Family House in Slovenia 45 – 95

oblikovanje & grafično oblikovanje

DELO newspaper – culture/1973, »Work of the Month« DSS
F.M. Ricci & C. Ferrari: Top simbols & trademarks/ ITA, Annual 8, 1977
F.M. Ricci & C. Ferrari: Top simbols & trademarks/ ITA, Annual 10, 1979/1980
S. Bernik: Poster & sign, 1989
Y. Kuwayama: Trademarks collection – Europe 1/ Japan
Novum gebrauchs graphik 11/1983, Germany
Sinteza no.: 65–68/ 1984
Idea special issue 90/ Japan
NR – Naši razgledi, 1988/89
Graphis poster 90/ Švica
DSS – Design in Slovenia 1/1995, Signs, logos
Idea special issue 90/ Japan
DSS – Design in Slovenia 2/ Posters