What is good about Polish design?


Series of lectures about the Polish design – past and present.

Friday 30 September 2011, 11:00 am

Museum of Applied Arts

Budapest, IX. Üllői út 33-37.

What is good about Polish design?

Presentations about the past and the present of Polish design.

Acclaimed actors of the contemporary Polish design scene discuss the not too distant past, the present, the successes and the perspectives

Czesława Frejlich: Out of the Ordinary; Polish Designers of the 20th Century
Lecture about the most outstanding 20th century artists of Polish design, while the recently published book titled Out of the Ordinary is also introduced. Czesława Frejlich designer, curator, design expert, editor-in-chief of the 2+3D grafika plus produkt magazine, professor at the Faculty of Industrial Design of the Academy of Fine Art in Cracow and in Warsaw.

Agnieszka Jacobson-Cielecka: Contemporary Polish design and the UNPOLISHED exhibition. The designers and brands creating the success story of Polish design.
Agnieszka Jacobson-Cielecka curator of several design exhibitions (e.g. Polska Folk, Unpolished), creative director of the International Łodź Design Festival, one of the leading international promoters of Polish design

Tomek Rygalik: Łodz-New York-London-Warsaw. Polish design(er) on the international market.
Tomek Rygalik designer of international reputation, founder of Studio Rygalik, has worked for companies like Moroso, Corian, Ideal Standard, Heal’s and Noti; the first ever Polish teacher and research associate of the London Royal College of Art, presently teaches industrial design at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw.

Studio Rygalik

Organised by the Polish Institute, the Budapest Design Week and the Museum of Applied Arts.

The event is organised in partnership with Budapest Design Week 2011 and is related to the exhibition Unpolished - young design from Poland at the Museum of Applied Arts in Budapest.

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