Boris Meluš choice of career was always a given. Over time, he has grown into the role of graphic designer. Boris was first introduced to the industry by his dad, Pavel Meluš. During his time in the business he worked as a photographer. To complete his job experience, Boris chose to continue at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague. Just like his dad, Boris strives to engage in meaningful projects.
– My dad showed me the process of everything, after the revolution, he founded the publish house O.K.O. with two friends. Their first book was about the invasion from Russia, right after the revolution, says Boris.
Over the years, Boris has helped his father with the business. Nowadays the company is in Boris hands, as he continues to run the family business in its original spirit. For Boris, it is important to create timeless projects that impact the world. He wants people to influence each other, and make them think. Therefore, he always tries to select assignments that are timeless, such as designing books.
– We did a book for Lubo Stacho a photographer who had been shooting one shopping street in Bratislava for 30 years. He started during the communist years, and shot shopping windows, on regular basis all the way from communism through early capitalism until today, from past to present. It is a timeline of society as a whole. It was an interesting book that got a lot of attention. In ten minutes, you got the whole story of the country, says Boris.