ABOUT

Studio Kowalewski was founded by Andreas Kowalewski in 2013 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, as an interdisciplinary design consultancy. Since the beginning, the studio collaborated with several internationally renowned brands such as Ligne Roset, Miyazaki, Normann Copenhagen, Caussa and Moooi. In  2017, Kowalewski relocated the Studio to Hamburg, Germany. Kowalewski’s work encompasses a broad spectrum of design, working within the fields of product, furniture, consumer electronics, lighting, identity and strategic design. He commits to create useful design solutions that reduce complexity, add value and inspire the imagination of people. His passion to transform objects into unique tactile product experiences drives everything he does. His works have been exhibited at numerous international exhibition and won several prestigious design awards.

BIOGRAPHY

Andreas Kowalewski is a designer, born in Berlin and based in Hamburg. After finishing his cabinetmaker apprenticeship, he studied at the Folkwang University of the Arts in Essen, Germany, and graduated in 2006 with master’s degree in industrial design. Before establishing his own design studio, he has been working for companies in the consumer electronics, automotive and interior design field and became later a creative director at Philips Design in the Netherlands and China. Over the course of his long-term partnerships and experience with various other companies and design brands, he has developed an in-depth knowledge of the industry. From defining the business model to understanding the manufacturing process to designing the actual product – he believes that by being involved from the beginning to the end makes it possible to accelerate ideas.

SELECTED AWARDS

2017 IF Product Design Award 4x
2017 Red Dot Product Design Award
2016 IF Product Design Award
2015 IF Product Design Award
2015 Red Dot Product Design Award
2014 IF Product Design Award
2013 Red Dot Product Design Award
2013 IF Product Design Award
2012 Honorable Mention, Interieur Design Award, Kortrijk/Belgium
2012 Honorable Mention, MA Prize, Atlanta/ USA
2012 ELLE Decoration Mag, Finalist Design Talent Award,Amsterdam
2012 DOMUS Magazine Autoprogettazione 2.0, Winner, Milan
2012 Red Dot Product Design Award
2011 ICFF Studio Award, Winner, New York/ USA
2011 IF Product Design Award
2011 Good Industrial Design Award Ontwerp
2010 Good Industrial Design Award Ontwerp
2010 IF Product Design Award
2009 IF Product Design Award
2004 Design Award Neunkirchen

CLIENTS

Normann Copenhagen

Ligne Roset

Philips

Moooi

Hartmann

Audi

Miyazaki

Head

 

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