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. The Studio’s work encompasses a broad spectrum of design, working within the fields of product, furniture, consumer electronics, lighting, identity and strategic design. We commit to create useful design solutions that reduce complexity, add value and inspire the imagination of people. Our passion to transform objects into unique tactile product experiences drives everything we do.

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 – Kowalewski believes, that by collaborating from the beginning to the end of the process, good ideas turn into reality.

SELECTED AWARDS

2017 German Design Award Gold
2017 4x IF Product Design Award
2017 2x 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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