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Dorota Kabała

Dorota Kabała

System, structure, product, and packaging design

Designer. She specializes in designing for the sport industry. She runs the We design for physical culture studio (we-design.studio), which provides design services to sports equipment manufacturers and institutions promoting sports and recreation. She worked with numerous sport equipment manufacturers, athletes and venues, including Nobile Kiteboarding, the National Stadium in Warsaw, Aerosize, a yacht shipyard Northman, Kampnagel, and a dancer and choreographer Maria Zimpel. She is a co-initiator and designer in the Peconheiros project, focused on designing solutions for climbing açaí palms. The project has been conducted in cooperation with inhabitants of the Amazon rainforest. She is also a member of the “myhand” team and designer of tools for persons with genetic hand deformities. She was the curator and designer of the “In Motion” exhibition that presented innovative approaches to the issue of mobility in sports. She was nominated twice for the Design Alive Awards and for the Dobry Wzór (Good Design) award granted by the Polish Institute of Industrial Design. She is also a member of the Spirit of Poland Foundation. She has been teaching at SWPS University’s School of Form since 2011. She is a proponent of sustainable design, which she applies in her projects and in her teaching. Graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts (ASP) POZNAŃ 2006 and the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC) in Barcelona (2008). She is also a huge fan of water sports.