Krystian Kowalski was born in Warsaw (1982) in an artistic family. He studied Product Design at Royal College of Art in London (MA 2010) and Faculty of Industrial Design at Akademia Sztuk Pięknych in Warsaw (MA 2007).
He gained professional experience when working for design studios in Warsaw, Łódź and in Milan. At Bellini studio he applied prototypes creating based methodology. Over the years 2009-2013 he co-created Kompott Studio, nominated for FX International Interior Design Award (2010) for Breakthrough Talent of the Year. Since 2013 he has been running design studio Krystian Kowalski Industrial Design.
He cooperates with leading furniture producers in the country and abroad. When designing he strives for smart solutions providing sophisticated and unobvious character of the product. His creative process is based on behaviour observations, in-depth analysis of trends and technologies choosing optimal solutions for the brand and production process. Krystian believes in a comprehensive action. He applies advanced computer technologies complemented by work with materials. Bold ideas are born In the studio with pattern shop and materialized in form of prototypes.
His works were not only exhibited among others at Mint Gallery in London, MOCAK in Cracow and at Triennale in Milan, but also published in the most important branch magazines. For MDD he designed MESH sofa and ULTRA chair and also arranged the exhibition stand for the trade fair ORGATEC 2016. His MESH collection was awarded with iF Design Award 2017.
Javier Cuñado was born in Bilbao, Spain. He studied Industrial Engineering and graduated from Product Design at Ravensbourne College of Design in London. In 1998 he opened an Item Design studio, now one of the leading companies in the field of design in Spain. The team led by Javier Cuñado created office furniture, electronic devices and fitness equipment.
He received many prestigious award such as Eurobike 2011, Delta Awards 2013, Aixe GETXO!, Design Awards 2015, i- NOVO Awards 2015 and German Design Award 2016.
Andreas Krob was born in 1969 in Niebüll, Denmark. He studied Industrial Design at the Muthesius Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Kiel. After one semester of studying in Italy he began to work as a freelance designer undertaking orders from different international companies.
In 2002 he settled down in Switzerland and one year later he opened Bureau4Dimensions Krob. The studio focuses on innovative projects in the field of design and architecture. He developed furniture and solutions that are characterized by uniqueness, and also by style fostered over the years.
The company pays special attention to such aspects as: the way of functioning in a space, quality and ergonomics. Each element is made with understanding of its function and significance. b4K cooperates with leading European companies crafting furniture of high quality.
Charles Kalpakian was born in Beirut, Lebanon. After 10 years of collaboration with prestigious agencies, he became a freelance designer and develops his own projects. He draws the style from his roots which is France, Lebanon and the street art culture. He is interested in the braiding of materials. In 2011, as a part of the Paris Design Week, he presented to “Docks en Seine” the prototype of a wall cabinet.
Graduated from the Faculty of Architecture at Politechnika Warszawska (the University of Technology in Warsaw) he is an owner of IN DESIGN studio. In his daily work he focuses on designing office spaces – both corporate and public. He takes also interest in a widely understood commercial design. He has been involved in projects among others for such companies as Canal +, HBO, T-Mobile, Abbot, Mc Kinsey, Diageo, Accenture, Connect Medica, Enea, Roche, Colliers, Akademickie Inkubatory Przedsiębiorczości. In 2012 he won a prestigious award Red Dot Design Award for the reception desk Zig-Zag designed for MDD.
Simone was born in Cremona, Italy. He graduated from the Polytechnic University of Milan with the major in architecture. “Architect in one of the most exciting professions in the world, because even though almost everything has already been created on Earth, design is still the biggest adventure” – he says.
Simone is an outstanding architect. He runs his design studio in Bydgoszcz where he lives with his family. In his private life he a great fan of AC Milan and National Footbal Represenattion of Italy.