New project made by Paweł Grobelny

Paweł Grobelny designed, among others. City furniture for business district Paris - La Defense or a mirror that can be admired in the park of the Polish Sculpture Center in Orońsk. His latest project was based in Strasbourg.

Pawel Grobelny's new project is a two meter long bench made of high quality aluminum and teak wood. The bench is located next to the most important building in the area, the European Parliament.

About Paweł Grobelny:

He is a designer, exhibition curator and lecturer. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Poznań, Lyon and Paris. He received grants from the Government of France in Paris, Casa de Velázquez program in Madrid,  Young Poland program of Ministry of Culture and National Heritage, and Residency Unlimited program in New York. The winner of international awards, including ”LVMH Moet Hennessy – Louis Vuitton”, “Tremplins Meuble Paris” and “Rado Star France 2013” granted during the Paris Design Week. His works are in the collections of, among others, the Design Museum in Munich and the National Museum in Warsaw.

Apart from designing for the industry, Paweł Grobelny also designs his own collections, often commissioned by galleries and cultural institutions. His works have been presented at such events as Vienna Design Week, Paris Design Week, Tokyo Design Week and Biennale Design Saint-Etienne. He is particularly passionate about urban space projects made for specific locations, respecting their surrounding contexts. He is the author or urban furniture in Zhongshan Park in Shanghai, in Albertine garden in Brussels, and in Paris.

Apart from designing, Paweł Grobelny is also an active design curator. He is the co-curator of the exhibition series “Unpolished. Young Design from Poland” and “Polished up. Design from Poland” popularizing Polish design abroad. The “Unpolished” exhibition, which won the curatorial contest organized by the Design Museum in Helsinki in 2011 as part of the World Design Capital, was presented among others at the Museum of Applied Arts in Budapest, the Museum of Design in Cologne and the Korea Foundation in Seoul.

He is particularly interested in projects combining art and design. He gets on well both with the industry and with cultural institutions.

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