Krystian Kowalski was born in Warsaw into a family of artists. He graduated from the Design Products department at the Royal College of Art in London (MA 2010) and the Faculty of Industrial Design at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw (BA 2006 Hons). He gained experience working in design studios in Warsaw, Lodz, Bellini studio in Milan. In 2009 - 2013 he was a co-founder and partner at Kompott Studio, nominated for the FX International Interior Design Award 2010 in the category of Breakthrough Talent of the Year. In 2013, he established his own design practice in Warsaw. Krystian works with leading international furniture and product brands. His work is focused on finding intelligent, human-centred solutions that go beyond the obvious & attempt to offer a fresh and observational approach to any given problem. The practice combines a technology research, advance 3D modelling with manual skills. His love for making and building things gives him a unique perspective on manufacturing solutions, material qualities and the DNA of each particular product, and the studio's busy workshop remains at the heart of his process.