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  • Wojciech Bajor, courtesy of Bajo

    Architect, designer, scenographer and a creator of wooden toys and furniture for children. Read more about: Wojciech Bajor

  • Izabela Bołoz, photo: Conor Trawiński

    More so than getting to a certain destination, she is interested in the expectation beforehand. The shadow, cast by an object, is of greater value to her than the physical object itself. In her work, Izabela Bołoz moves across the understated space. She weaves her urban interventions from what is ethereal and submits the final shape to the user…and to the sun. Read more about: Izabela Bołoz

  • Photographer, designer, graduate of the Polish National Film, Television and Theatre School in Łódź. Read more about: Mikołaj Długosz

  • Full Metal Jacket, Mamsam cups, photo: courtesy of the designers

    The Warsaw-based graphic studio was founded in 2002. Full Metal Jacket create animations, posters, album covers and graphic designs for books. The designers from FMJ are fluent in various graphic languages: from unshowy statements in black and white to nearly Rococo squiggles. Read more about: Full Metal Jacket

  • Maciek Gąsienica Giewont, photo: courtesy of the Giewont Studio

    Giewont Studio is a one-man initiative founded by Maciej Gąsienica-Giewont and if wood could talk — and Gąsienica-Giewont claims it can — then he would be its most adept listener. Read more about: Giewont Studio

  • Pawel Grobelny, photo: Cezary Hładki

    No matter where he directs his creative energies he seems to always come up with design solutions that bring him awards and international recognition. Read more about: Paweł Grobelny

  • Kamila Gawrońska-Kasperska, photo: courtesy of the artist

    Kamila Gawrońska-Kasperska is a fashion designer. She began with studying photography, although after graduating in fashion photography, she realized that it was clothing in three dimensions, not their two dimension image, that interested her the most. Read more about: Kamila Gawrońska-Kasperska

  • Natasza Grześkiewicz, photo: courtesy of the artist

    Natasza Grześkiewicz creates modern interpretations of dinnerware sets. Her delicate white plates are far from the polished perfection of traditional porcelain. Instead of a smooth surface, the artist introduces a rough texture instead of traditional edges, her plates are full of splashes, spots and unusual marks. Read more about: Natasza Grześkiewicz

  • Joanna Hawrot, photo: Krzysztof Hawrot

    Joanna Hawrot has been a designer since 2008. It all started when she made a costume for a performance as part of an artistic event. For Joanna, who was just starting out, it was a form of aesthetical expression. At the time she was active in the artistic Kraków bohemia, immersed in their tastes and inclination for retro and gothic styles and surrealism. Read more about: Joanna Hawrot

  • Maria Juchnowska, photo: artist's archive

    Maria Joanna Juchnowska is a Polish designer working in Oslo. First and foremost she does ceramics – she uses this medium to create both everyday use items, jewellery and sculptural forms, often accompanied by video and performance art. She is interested in craft and ceramics handwork and also in utilising industrial production leftovers. Read more about: Maria JJ Juchnowska

  • Maya Ober, Marta Florkowska-Dwojak and Magdalena Juszczak, photo: courtesy of Knockoutdesign

    The Knockoutdesign studio was founded in 2009 by talented individuals whose creative work includes exhibition and information design, public space design and visual identification. Read more about: Knockoutdesign

  • Renata Kalarus, photo: courtesy of the designer

    Renata Kalarus, born in 1971, is one of the most recognisable contemporary Polish designers. She specialises in upholstered furniture, and her projects received several of the most important design awards in the world. She says about herself: stubborn and hot-headed. Read more about: Renata Kalarus

  • Monika and Katarzyna Gwiazdowska and Piotr Saladra (Monomoka), photo: courtesy of the designers

    The design group famous for creating unique pieces of furniture, mainly seats and ottomans crocheted out of linen, wool and cotton yarn. Read more about: Monomoka

  • Mamastudio, photo courtesy of the artists

    "We treat our projects as if they were our own children," says the team of graphic designers from the purposely named Mamastudio. Read more about: Mamastudio

  • MOWO, photo: courtesy of the artists

    Founded in 2010, MOWO studio specializes in product design. Among their projects, those designed for bathroom spaces have gained the most acclaim and attention. Read more about: MOWO

  • Piotr Młodożeniec, photo Wojciech Łaski/East News

    Graphic artist, painter, illustrator, designer, author of animated movies, book and newspaper illustrations, and even neon light compositions. Born July 17th, 1956, in Warsaw. Read more about: Piotr Młodożeniec

  • Olek Modzelewski, photo: Piotr Niepsuj

    From posters and visual identities to magazine designs: Modzelewski’s portfolio includes an impressive range of graphic forms. His works can be found in the Warsaw underground, around Mokotów’s Field and on the museum windows in the capital. Read more about: Olek Modzelewski

  • Alicja Patanowska (b.1983) completed her studies at the Department of Ceramics and Glass at the Academy of Fine Arts in Wrocław, a Mecca for ceramic artists in Poland. Ever since Alicja Patanowska began her career in ceramics, she has 'found a new reason each year to love the potter’s wheel.' Read more about: Alicja Patanowska

  • Robert Pludra fot. Krzysztof Pacholak

    Urban games, drinking pipes and chairs made of barrels: Pludra's designs combine functionality, minimalism and sense of humor. Read more about: Robert Pludra

  • Justyna Medoń, photo: Red Poppy

    RED POPPY was established in 2011 and became the first Polish company to utilise the exceedingly laborious screen printing technique (first used in ancient China and Japan) to produce its wallpaper patterns. The brand was first created in Poland. It has since taken root across the United Kingdom: this is why the company’s namesake is in English. Read more about: RED POPPY

  • Agata Szydłowska, photo: courtesy of Agata Szydłowska

    Agata Szydłowska is interested in social and political functioning of the design and in methodology of research on graphic design and its history. Read more about: Agata Szydłowska

  • Urszula Janowska and Filip Tofil, founders of the Syfon Studio, photo: courtesy of the artists

    Interdisciplinary design studio founded by Urszula Janowska and Filip Tofil. Read more about: Syfon Studio

  •  Adam Słodowy's TV programme on tinkering "Zrób to sam" [Do it yourself], 1979, photo: Jan Morek/PAP

    Star of Polish TV and author of popular books on tinkering. Creator of Zrób to sam [Do it yourself], an iconic programme for youth, broadcast in Poland in times of the Communist Era. He was born on 3 December 1923 in Czarnków in the region of Wielkopolska (Greater Poland). Read more about: Adam Słodowy

  • Magdalena Trzcionka, photo courtesy of the artist

    Designer associated with Silesia. Born in 1979 in Będzin. Her favourite material is glass. Read more about: Magdalena Trzcionka

  • Łukasz Wysoczyński, photo: Ernest Winczyk

    Łukasz Wysoczyński (b.1983) is a designer based in Warsaw. In 2008, he won the special prize at the Make Me! competition organized as part of Łódź Design Festival. Along with Karolina Chyziak and Krzysztof Czajka, he is part of the Studio Robot design studio. Read more about: Łukasz Wysoczyński

  • Joanna Wawrzyńczak, photo: courtesy of the artist

    A designer, graduate of the Fashion Department of the Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts. Read more about: Joanna Wawrzyńczak

  • Jorge Zalszupin, photo: courtesy of the designer

    Jorge Zalszupin’s furniture is a mixture of the highest quality materials and simplicity of form. Marble blocks co-exist with first-class wood in his pieces. With aesthetic minimalism, the designer incorporates an element of sensuality, seducing users with the soft, bold lines of his seats and tables. Read more about: Jorge Zalszupin

  • Zuo Corp. Photo: Agata Wrońska

    ZUO Corp. was founded by Bartek Michalec, a stylist with his colleague Dagmara Rosa. ZUO – because ‘Zło’ (Evil) is what Dagmara often called her wayward dog. Corp – from body or corporation. The duo was soon joined by Łukasz Laskowski. Read more about: ZUO Corp.