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Nowadays, designers are not just enthusiasts of beautiful forms, but most of all they are open-minded specialists, who seek brave solutions for the challenges of the contemporary world. They practice human-centered design and keep in mind the impact of their designs on the environment.

Your potential career paths:

  • Designer in various branches of industry, such as: automotive, home appliances, electronics, furniture, telecommunications, and robotics
  • Designer of new materials and technologies
  • Social innovation designer (e.g. designing solutions for socially excluded individuals or for people with disabilities)
  • Industrial designer
  • Designer in an R&D team
  • Designer in a start-up company
  • Owner of a design studio

Our graduates

198 graduates have already completed studies at School of Form. Here are some of them:

Maja Sobura

Industrial Designer

After graduating from School of Form with a Bachelor Degree in Industrial Design, she went on to study Design Products at the Royal College of Art in London, one of the best design schools in the world. Some of her projects include food packaging for the army, Meal Ready to Eat (MRE), for soldiers in combat or training. The flat packaging changes shape when water is poured into the pack. In contact with water, the powder hidden in the walls of the packaging heats the food inside.

Her other project, hardwood floor paneling, took the first place in the “Creations of Nature” competition organized by Barlinek Institute of Design.
 
www.majasobura.com

Magda Gąsiorowska

Product Developer

Currently employed as a product developer at NAP design studio. She also collaborates with the Monogram magazine, where together with Justyna Strociak, she oversees the “Sztuka Projektowa” section. At Zieta Prozessdesign, Magda was responsible for product design, solving technological problems and for managing projects of a varied scale, mainly designs manufactured in FiDU technology. So far, her greatest challenge was project managing the NAWA sculpture installation on Wyspa Daliowa in Wrocław. At Oskar Zięta studio, Magda also participated in the development of furniture lines, such as G-Table, J-Chair and a folding screen Sonar. Her Bachelor’s thesis project, IMMU sleeve, developed in cooperation with Justyna Strociak, was on display at various design shows and festivals in Eindhoven, Tallinn, Cologne, Gdynia and Łodź.
 
www.magdagasiorowska.com

Filip Król

Interior Designer

Currently working as Industrial Designer for Škoda. One of four winners of MoveAward 2016. His “Generation Z 2030” project, related to mobility, was awarded by an international jury with an internship at Mercedes-Benz. In 2017, Filip won the first prize at the “Mazda Design 2017/37 - Piękno Przyszłości” competition in the Space category as well as a PLN 10,000 prize for the design of a car interior.

The Industrial Design program is for people who are brave and hardworking; for those who are fascinated by new technologies and are curious about innovative materials. Our graduates transform the world and make it a better place.

Krzysztof Kubasek, Ph.D.
Industrial Design Coordinator

Faculty

Our faculty comprises acclaimed expert-practitioners, renowned designers who combine technological expertise with humanistic sensibility and who share the wealth of their professional experience with students.

Henryk Stawicki

brand design strategy

Grażyna Skarżyńska

brand and communication strategy

Sylwia Hull-Wosiek

Trainer, consultant, coach, facilitator

Projects

User-friendly house for visually-impaired

Project Stanisław Marta designed and produced a set of stickers that enabled visually-impaired people to safely use an induction stovetop. The stickers, which correspond to all the functions of the…

Buraki Lab

Humans leave a huge ecological footprint on the environment. A good while ago, we have exceeded the quantity of objects that we need. Moreover most of these objects never decompose…

Sknocone

Nowadays, people are used to thinking about the world in terms of separate blocks or modules, such as prefabricated construction elements or electronic sub-assemblies. What would happen if designers thought…

UP_CYCLOPEDIA

Julia Grabowska, faculty: INDUSTRIAL DESIGN

Stanisław Project | Urszula Project

Marta Jakubowska, faculty: INDUSTRIAL DESIGN

IMMU

Justyna Strociak i Magda Gąsiorowska, faculty: INDUSTRIAL DESIGN

Polish folk art in the language of new technologies

Barbara Dżaman, faculty: INDUSTRIAL DESIGN

Workshops

Program

Industrial Design combines social robotics and bionics. It is a discipline where product design is supported by ergonomics and new materials are developed with the use of parametric algorithms.

Our students acquire one of the key design competencies - they know how to work in a team of experts, who represent complementary fields of expertise.

Under the guidance of outstanding designers, students learn how to combine technological perfection with humanistic thought and artistic sensibility.

Students implement actual projects in cooperation with our external business partners. Thanks to this approach, they learn how to work in real business environment, with clients who present different requirements, constraints and their own, subjective view of the project.

The experience and networking opportunities gained throughout the course of study, enable a smooth entry into the job market.

Industrial Design Program - Selected Topics

  • 3D Modelling
  • Adobe for Beginners
  • Anthropology in Design
  • AutoCAD for Beginners
  • Bionics
  • Business and Designer’s Toolbox
  • Computer Assisted Design
  • Creative Coding
  • Design for Today
  • Design Management
  • Design Methodology
  • Drawing
  • Ergonomics
  • History of Design
  • Human Centered Design
  • Internship
  • Materials and Structure
  • Materials and Technologies
  • Mechanics and Construction for Beginners
  • Mechanics and Construction in Design
  • Open Design
  • Parametric Design
  • Personal and Social Development
  • Philosophy in Design
  • Portfolio
  • Practical Application of Humanities and Social Sciences in Projects for the Society
  • Product Design
  • Professional Profile: Designer's Manifesto
  • Prototyping techniques
  • Psychology in Design
  • Rhino for Beginners
  • Robotics
  • Social Robotics
  • SolidWorks
  • System/Structure Design
  • Wearables

Teaching Methodology

Students study the latest technologies, conduct daring experiments with various materials, and gain extensive theoretical background in humanities and social sciences.

Using examples of actual projects, they follow all steps of the design process from planning, through prototyping, to the implementation. They research the context of the product, the actual needs of users and they analyze similar objects that were designed before. They know how to prepare project documentation and how to present their designs to business clients.

Our students learn from the best practitioners in the filed of design and are able to test their knowledge in a real business environment.

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