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Office for Design and ResearchWarsaw
Maria Jeglinska-Adamczewska was born in Fontainebleau in 1983. In 2012 she established her Office for Design & Research. She graduated from ECAL’s industrial design course in 2007 and was awarded a scholarship from the IKEA foundation that led her to work for Galerie kreo in Paris, Konstantin Grcic in Munich and Alexander Taylor in London.
She works on a wide range of commissions: industrial design projects, exhibition design, as well as research-based projects in the field of design. She is convinced that in today’s world, research can trigger and generate new forms of answers and offers. Her clients include amongst others: Ligne Roset, Kvadrat, Actus, Vitra, 1882ltd, the St Etienne Design Biennale, the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw.
Her work is regularly exhibited internationally and was shown at: the Villa Noailles, the Aram gallery, Barbican Art Gallery, Centre Pompidou Metz and the Triennale di Milano. In October 2012 she curated and designed: “Ways Of Seeing/Sitting” at the Łódź Design Festival in Poland. She was also the co-curator and designer of the Polish Pavilion at the inaugural London Design Biennale in September 2016. In 2018 she was appointed creative director of the ARENA DESIGN Fair in Poland.