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Karol Murlak

Designer and Professor, Poland
Karol Murlak

A designer and a professor. He’s a graduate of Interior Architecture in Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw and of Spatial Design in Falmouth College of Arts in Great Britain. A researcher of his home university and Polish-Japanese Institute of Information Technology. An assistant professor at Pratt Institute in New York City and School of Form in Poznań. Also a co-creator of design team DESINGLAB, under which he works for companies like: Deutsche Bank, Boston Consulting Group, Martinelli Luce, Meble Vox, Meble Forte, Terma as well as for individual commissioners.

A participant and a laureate of many contests: he won the first award in "Design by... 2012" contest, the first award in 10th edition of Sanitec Koło’s contest, the first award in the Design competition for City of Łódź and the first award in the first stage of the design contest “Wizja Wypoczynku 2015”. He was rewarded with the grant of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage for outstanding academic performance for students of art universities. An author of projects that were presented on international expos in London, Milan, Berlin, Frankfurt, Dresden, Budapest, Prague, Bucharest, Sofia, Ljubljana, São Paulo, Brasila, Rio de Janeiro and on many exhibitions in Poland.