Language and vision: these two media of understanding and creation have determined my life. I graduated with honours from the Painting Faculty at the Poznan University of the Arts as well as Romance Philology from the Modern Languages and Literature Faculty at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland. Every day I learn and express myself through words, painting and design.
My painting develops around two main axes: human experience and pop culture. My work is inspired by the multiverse of a music video, which is a medium of mass culture in its pure form. In works such as Party, I draw attention to the context of man, mass culture, and popular music, but also elements of that culture, including music videos and advertisements, as sources of artistic inspiration. The language and the word are of equal importance to me. My interest in linguistics has resulted in such projects as Recursion, which is translation of spoken language mechanisms into the language of imaginary.
I’m also passionate about graphic design with a love for simple and clever concepts, whether that is through print or web.
After seven years of working in several brand agencies and executing many commissions as a freelancer, I am now competent in all of the design phases from conception to guidelines and able to shift gears rapidly from thinking about the tiniest details to the overall direction of what I am working on.
I specialise in editorial design, corporate image and communication having an intuitive sense of what’s clear, clean and beautiful. I have been participated in many successful design projects working for clients such as Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin (RSB, Radio Symphony Orchestra Berlin), Spy Museum Berlin, a public owned real estate company Gesobau (city quarter Märkisches Viertel) and Deutsche Olympische Sportbund (DOSB, German Olympic Sports Confederation).
Lately, I branched out to explore digital design. While I have a passion for print, I have always been excited by digital platforms and its endless possibilities.
The role of a creative digital designer is fluid and multidisciplinary, qualities that suit me as I like to be constantly challenged and see where that might lead.
I deliver elaborate, functional and reliable solutions over diverse media ranging from high-quality print to user-friendly interface design. Furthermore private design & art projects keeping me busy.
Have a look around and drop me a line if you like what you see!
I’m an artist and designer based in Berlin. My approach is inquisitive and collaborative and I believe in big ideas, research and crafted aesthetic. I was born and grew up in the industrial city of Konin, Poland. Ever since I can remember, I’ve always held an interest for art and design, in some form or another. This sealed my fate and put me on the path to a lifelong ambition to become an artist.
At that time I was also fascinated by computers. That’s why after graduating from high school I studied IT for two years. As a result, my technical capabilities and understanding were greatly expanded. A few years later, I majored in Painting in college, attending the University of the Arts in Poznan, Poland; eventually earning a MFA and graduating with honours in 2011. That same year I earned my bachelor’s degree in Romance philology from the Modern Languages and Literature Faculty at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland. Like everything in my life, the idea of studying French was born of a true passion. I fell in love with it pretty instantly, thanks to inspiring teachers during my time at school. Studying two degrees at the same time was a challenge; nevertheless, I couldn’t give up on making my dreams a reality.
Upon graduation, I worked as the Teaching Assistant of Professor Janusz Marciniak in Painting Studio XII at the University of the Arts in Poznan. In addition, I worked as a Graphic Designer and gave French classes to business professionals and companies. Both jobs made me realise what my potential was, opened my eyes to new experiences, and improved my professional skills.
In 2014 I made a life-changing decision and moved to Berlin. I was ready to push my career forward. Now, with seven years in the industry, my experience includes work at Kiwi Group Poland, Realgestalt GmbH, Iconic Consulting GmbH, Valmano GmbH, Wargaming Europe SAS in Paris and Wayfair GmbH in Berlin. As a Senior Designer, I was exposed to all stages of the design process from pitching to finished artwork and print production. The self-directed nature of the role allowed me to concurrently develop my aesthetic and discover my leadership skills.
Lately I like to focus on 3D and motion graphics. Solving problems leading to exciting challenges. Building products from the start and making things beautiful is what keeps me loving my job.
Areas of Expertise
Brand and Design strategy
Print and Publishing
available on request
An advanced knowledge of industry standard software; Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Acrobat Professional, Autodesk Maya. An understanding of HTML, CSS and the use of content management systems such as WordPress. Fluent in Mac & PC.
Sketching is a vital tool for the artist and designer to communicate ideas. As a professional I bring a background of relevant work experience and knowledge of different art techniques to whatever design I create. I am skilled in working with typography, colour, image and layout.
Pop-cultural sense of sacrum (Popkulturowe odczucie sacrum)
painting graduate exhibition, University of the Arts (Poznan, Poland 2011)
Painting Studio XII at 10 Szewska Street (Poznan, Poland 2010)
Signum Foundation (Poznan, Poland 2009)
Heart to heart (Serce dla serca)
charity painting exhibition, hospital at Długa Street (Poznan, Poland 2009)
Painting Studio XII (XII Pracownia Malarstwa)
Contemporary Art Gallery (Wloclawek, Poland 2009)
Space in a work of art (Przestrzeń w dziele sztuki)
Inner Space Contemporary Art Gallery (Poznan, Poland 2007)
Judaism Festival, in the former apartment of a rabbi at 10 Szewska Street (Poznan, Poland 2007)
Last Supper (Ostatnia Wieczerza)
Jesuit Gallery (Poznan, Poland 2006)
participation in the 3rd Art and Social Activity Meeting in Rybojady: Happiness Workshop
(III Spotkanie Sztuki i Działań Społecznych w Rybojadach: Warsztaty Radości Życia)
participation in the 1st Art and Social Activity Meeting in Rybojady: Happiness Workshop
(I Spotkanie Sztuki i Działań Społecznych w Rybojadach: Warsztaty Radości Życia)
chairman of Audit Committee at the University of the Arts in Poznan
I start every project by reviewing and analysing industry competitors, relevant projects and suitable references. Then I feed back to the client in a way that moves their understanding forward.
Once information has been supplied to shape by the client, I explore all possibilities. Initial ideas and concepts are presented for the client’s review.
Once a decision is made in which direction to develop, a more refined concept will be presented to the client. We will also discuss in more details, functions and features.
The final solution will be delivered, hitting the deadline.
Whether you’re interested in my artwork, thinking about sprucing up an existing design or hiring me, I’d love to hear from you. Let’s talk and see if we can make something work.
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