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  • Poet, satirist and translator; author of popular works for children. He was a lawyer specialized in copyright law. Read more about: Jan Brzechwa

  • One of the most eminent comics artists in the period of the People’s Republic of Poland. Valued for the surreal character of his scripts, for his word puns and stylish drawings. Read more about: Tadeusz Baranowski

  • Bohdan Butenko, photo: Grzegorz Kozakiewicz / Forum

    Bohdan Butenko is one of the most celebrated Polish cartoonists and illustrators. He is an author of comic books and novels, as well as a designer of dolls and sets for puppet theatres and the renowned Kabaret Starszych Panów (Elderly Gentlemen's Cabaret). He is the creator behind the adventures of Gapiszon, Kwapiszon and Gucio i Cezar. Read more about: Bohdan Butenko

  • Wojciech Bajor, courtesy of Bajo

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

  • Katarzyna Bogucka; photo courtesy of the artist

    Energetic lines with a touch of retro, naïve art and some comic book traits are all characteristic features of Katarzyna Bogucka's style. Read more about: Katarzyna Bogucka

  • Agata Biziuk, 2008, photo: Stefan Maszewski / Reporter / East News

    Young, acclaimed theatre director and playwright, founder of the Informal Group Avis. Creator of independent projects for adults, as well as plays for children and young people staged in Poznań, Łódź, Kielce, Szczecin, Białystok and Warsaw. Read more about: Agata Biziuk

  • Adam Kozik, dollhouse Boomini, photo: Michal Korta

    Boomini is a company specializing in dollhouses designed by professional architects and provided with pieces of furniture that even the most fastidious connoisseur of design would find desirable. Read more about: Boomini

  • Robert Czajka, photo courtesy of the artist

    Mundane towns imbued with the aesthetics of the Polish People's Republic, fountains, monotonous cube-shaped houses, and motley marketplaces – Robert Czajka recycles this nostalgic imagery into DIY models, inviting audience members to construct their own cityscapes. Read more about: Robert Czajka

  • Agnieszka Czop and Joanna Rusin, photo. courtesy of the artitsts

    Informal duo of Łódź artists who have been designing unique, unusually shaped carpets since the year 2004. Read more about: Agnieszka Czop & Joanna Rusin

  • Janusz Christa, photo by Łukasz Głowala / Forum

    One of the first authors of comic books in Poland. Creator of the Kajko & Kokosz series. Read more about: Janusz Christa

  • Grzegorz Cholewiak, photo:  courtesy of the designer

    Grzegorz Cholewiak, born 1978 in Tarnów (a city in southeastern Poland), graduated from the Faculty of Industrial Design at Krakow's Academy of Fine Arts. He also received scholarships to study at the University of Technology in Lahti (Finland) and at the Academy of Fine Arts in Ljubljana (Slovenia). He lives and works in Berlin, where he leads Drache & Bär Studio. Read more about: Grzegorz Cholewiak

  • Henryk Jerzy Chmielewski and Tytus, photo: Darek Golik / Forum

    Henryk Jerzy Chmielewski is one of the fathers of Polish comics. He is the creator of the series about the adventures of Tytus, Romek and A'Tomek, and is better known as Papcio Chmiel (Pop Hops) Read more about: Henryk Jerzy Chmielewski

  • Iwona Chmielewska, photo: promotional materials

    Worldwide known illustrator and writer, the author of original picture books that have received numerous awards, that have been published in South Korea, China, Japan, Taiwan, Mexico and Germany. Her book Eyes received an Oscar in the children's book world – the Bologna Ragazzi Award. Read more about: Iwona Chmielewska

  • Agata Dudek, photo: courtesy of the artist

    She is a graphic designer, illustrator, and author working in a variety of mediums. She has collaborated with several enterprises including the children’s clothing company Endo. Read more about: Agata Dudek

  • Marek Przystaś, founder of Duckie Deck, photo: promotional materials

    Duckie Deck try to diversify the range of children’s games by creating educational and at the same time entertaining apps for the young audience. They offer something to everyone – to the fussy eater, to the lover of animals, as well as to the toddler terrified by monsters lurking in the dark. Read more about: Duckie Deck

  • Izabella Gkagkanis (Gagani), photo: Courtesy of the designer

    Using only recycled materials, Gagani designs fairy-like creatures, from small plush creatures for kids to full-scale sculptures for parks and wooded areas. Read more about: Gagani

  • Monika Hanulak, photo courtesy of the artist

    Born in 1973, she works as an assistant in the workshop of Illustration at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw, her alma mater. Together with Grażka Lange and Małgorzata Gurowska, she co-forms the CMYK group. Hanulak specializes in illustration as well as organizing exhibitions. She is especially fond of art books. Read more about: Monika Hanulak

  • Marta Ignerska, photo. Honorata Karapuda

    A graphic designer and illustrator, she is considered one of the most skilled graphic artists of her generation. She designs and illustrates books for children and adults. Read more about: Marta Ignerska

  • Janusz Korczak with his pupils, DS Różyczka, Wawer, 1938, photo courtesy of the Korczakianum Centre for Documentation and Research in Warsaw

    Physician, pedagogue, writer, journalist and social activist. Born as Henryk Goldszmit on the 22nd of July 1878 or 1879 in Warsaw, died on the 6th of August 1942 in Treblinka. Read more about: Janusz Korczak

  • Teresa Kruszewska, photo: private archive

    The main thrust of Kruszewska’s design work was furniture for children, which demanded, as she herself confessed, a great deal of discipline in thinking. Taking into consideration the physical development of the users led her to open and flexible solutions that could be changed through combinations. Read more about: Teresa Kruszewska

  • Karol Kalinowski, fot. dzięki uprzejmości artysty

    One of the most original and interesting comic book artists in Poland. He has under his belt the authorial albums Yoel: The Holy Dragon and George / Yoel: Święty Smok i Jerzy and Łauma. In 2011 Sketchbook. Karol Kalinowski / Szkicownik. Karol Kalinowski apperaed – kind of an art book with commentaries by the artist himself. Read more about: Karol Kalinowski

  • Agata Królak, fot. dzięki uprzejmości

    A handwriting exercise book, a pattern at the end of notes from a lesson, clumsy cut-outs made in art class: Agata Królak’s works take you on a nostalgic voyage to the world of childhood. Her light lines and palette of pure colours, seasoned with a sense of humour, create a dynamic and slightly perverse microcosm. Read more about: Agata Królak

  • Krystyna Lipka-Sztarbałło, photo: courtesy of the artist

    Interior designer by education, illustrator of children’s books by choice. Graduate of the Department of Design of the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw. Involved in book design since the late 1980s. Read more about: Krystyna Lipka-Sztarbałło

  • Andrzej Maleszka. Photo: Piotr Wygoda / East News

    Television and theatre director, children's screenwriter. "My films are fairytales about common things: about longing (especially a child's longing), and about the profound need for the miraculous." Read more about: Andrzej Maleszka

  • Aleksandra Mizielińska and Daniel Mizieliński, photo: courtesty of the artists

    Founders of the Hipopotam Studio (Hippopotamus Studio). Authors of internationally recognized children’s books. Creators of fonts, applications and websites. Read more about: Aleksandra Mizielińska and Daniel Mizieliński

  • Ola Mirecka, photo: Kat Green / courtesy of the designer

    Not only does she design objects, but she arranges whole spaces, creating a phantasmagoric world distinguished by its almost childlike sensibilities. Read more about: Ola Mirecka

  • Ola Niepsuj, photo by: Małgorzata Turczyńska

    Ola Niepsuj, born in 1986, demonstrates a mesmerizing youthfulness in her visual language, appealing to both children and adults. Read more about: Ola Niepsuj

  • Anna Niemierko, photo: courtesy of the artist

    Honesty and lack of coquetry – these are the main principles in Anna Niemierko’s work. Far from infantile, her illustrations for children’s books are at the same time full of childhood fantasy. All her designs, be it logos, books or postage stamps, are marked by her vivid temperament. Read more about: Anna Niemierko

  • OdRzeczy design group , Bąble (Bubbles) kitchen accessories, photo courtesy OdRzeczy design group

    The OdRzeczy collective is mostly associated with furniture sets and accessories for children and youth. Its members are Wojciech Drab, Magdalena Guzik-Drab, and Jakub Zychowicz. Read more about: OdRzeczy

  • Emilia Pyza, photo: courtesy of the designer

    A graphic artist who graduated with distinction from the Faculty of Graphic Arts of the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw. In 2012 she began to work under the brand name Poziomka Studio. She was born in 1988. Read more about: Emilia Pyza