Andreas Kowalewski is a designer, born in Berlin and based in Amsterdam. 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. Ever since, he has developed products, furniture and lighting for some of the leading companies in the design field such as Ligne Roset, Normann Copenhagen, Caussa, Audi, Philips Design, and Miyazaki. His work has won several prestigious design awards and has been shown in numerous exhibitions. Andreas founded his studio in 2013 in Amsterdam, where he is working on projects which cover the overall spectrum of the design process. Andreas’ work is strongly influenced by his passion for experimenting with materials, construction principles and innovative technologies. He commits his work to create useful design solutions which have meaning, reduce complexity and with a well-balanced form language. It is his ambition to create new alternatives which add value and inspire the imagination of people.

EXHIBITIONS

2016 Paris, France – Maison & Objet int. furniture fair, Normann Copenhagen
2016 Paris, France – Maison & Objet int. furniture fair, Ligne Roset
2016 Cologne, Germany – IMM int. furniture fair, Ligne Roset
2014 Paris, France – Maison & Objet int. furniture fair, Ligne Roset
2014 Cologne, Germany – IMM int. furniture fair, Ligne Roset
2013 Tokyo, Japan  – Miyazaki solo exhibition, AXIS Gallery
2013 Kortrijk, Belgium – Shaping Matter, Design Platform Flanders
2013 Milan, Italy – Miyazaki, Galleria Seno, Salone del Mobile
2012 Kortrijk, Belgium – Interieur Design Biennale, int. furniture fair
2012 Atlanta, USA – MA Award exhibition, Design Week Atlanta
2012 Milan, Italy – The Future in the Making, DOMUS Magazine
2011 New York, USA – ICFF Studio, int. furniture fair
2008 Cologne, Germany – IMM, int, furniture fair
2006 Herford, Germany – MARTA Museum of Contemporary Art & Design
2005 Berlin, Germany – DMY Design Week Berlin, Jung & Deutsch
2005 Tokyo, Japan – Design Week Tokyo, DMY Berlin, Jung & Deutsch
2005 Cologne, Germany – Passagen, IMM int. furniture fair
2004 Neunkirchen, Germany – Design Award Neunkirchen exhibition

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS

2017 IF Product Design Award 4x (Philips)
2017 Red Dot Product Design Award (Philips)
2016 IF Product Design Award (Philips)
2015 IF Product Design Award (Philips)
2015 Red Dot Product Design Award (Philips)
2014 IF Product Design Award (Philips)
2013 Red Dot Product Design Award (Philips)
2013 IF Product Design Award (Philips)
2012 Honorable Mention, Interieur Design Award, Kortrijk/Belgium
2012 ELLE Decoration Mag, Finalist Design Talent Award,Amsterdam
2012 Honorable Mention, MA Prize, Atlanta/ USA
2012 DOMUS Magazine Autoprogettazione 2.0, Winner, Milan
2012 Red Dot Product Design Award (Philips)
2011 ICFF Studio Award, Winner, New York/ USA
2011 IF Product Design Award (Philips)
2011 Good Industrial Design Award Ontwerp (Philips)
2010 Good Industrial Design Award Ontwerp (Philips)
2010 IF Product Design Award (Philips)
2009 IF Product Design Award (Philips)
2004 Design Award Neunkirchen Finalist
5Ligneroset
2NCopenhagen
4Philips
1Miyazaki
3Audi
6Caussa