OLGA BIELAWSKA

is a designer in Hamburg, Germany. Born in Warsaw/ Poland, raised in Bavaria/ Germany, she graduated from the Bauhaus University in Weimar.
Together with a colleague Astrid Schildkopf, she founded the experimental label: Miss Geschick & Lady Lapsus, creating humorous accessories for our everyday life (2006 – 2011).
In 2013 she founded her own design studio, from where she cooperates with international companies, to develop products in different fields ranging from furniture to lighting. Her work has been continuously presented at international fairs, galleries and exhibitions and were published in several magazines.
2015 she gained a Special Mention of the German Design Award in the category lighting. The fundamental core drivers for her products are geometrical shapes, mixed materials and traditional construction methods. The essence of each individual piece in this series illustrates a visual message derived through its namesake.
Olga Bielawska visually composes an individual narrative of sophistication yet conveys simplicity. Though each of the designs in the series dynamic use of basic elements. Her purpose is to give every object a unique character and a narrative personality, which is able to accumulate stories of lives lived around it.

AWARDS, GRANTS and HONORS

2016 Winner of the Matter of Stuff – MOS Designer Residencies Competition, Italy

2015 MUST HAVE Award for “Sirens”, Lódz Design Festival/ Poland
Nomination Designpreis der Bundesrepublik Deutschland/ Germany
German Design Award Special Mention for Excellent Product Design: Lighting Rat für Formgebung, Frankfurt/ Germany

2014 D&W nomination young talent. Dom i Wnetrze Magazine/ Poland
Goethe Insitut Milano for Salone Satellite/ funding grant

2013 FORM #2012for “Enmeshed With The Fishermen” Frankfurt/ Germany

2012 Designpreis Neunkirchen/shortlisted with the Diploma, Neunkirchen/Germany

2006 Neudeli Gründerwettbewerb/ audience award and special prize for Miss Geschick & Lady Lapsus, Weimar/Germany

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SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2018
LuForm Ludwig Forum Aachen, 22.02.2018 – 22-05-2018

2017

TEXTURA Tent London, London Design Festival
20 years Salone Satellite Fabbrica del Vapore, Italy: 4 – 10 April
ME Milan Fuorisalone, Italy: 5 – 10 April
Miart with MOS and Carrara Design Factory, Fair Milao, Italy: 31 March – 2 April
Roundabout Baltic Museum/Art Gallery in Riga, Latvia: 25 January – 26 February

2016
London Design Festival with MOS and Carrara Design Factory,
ME Hotel, London/ UK
Roundabout Baltic Estonian Museum of Applied Arts and Design, Tallinn/ Estonia
Common Affairs
ArtStore KunstHalle, Berlin/ Germany
The Montalcino Design Week with MOS and Carrara Design Factory, Montalcino/ Italy
Roundabout Baltic Form/Design Centre, Malmö/ Sweden
Selected designHalle, Graz/ Austria
Salone del Mobile International Furniture Fair, Milan/ Italy
Light and Buildingh Frankfurt/ Germany

2015
Galerie Joseph Paris/ France
International Glass Prize Glass Museum Glazenhuis, Lommel/ Belgium
German Design Award with TRIZO21 Frankfurt/ Germany
Salone Satellite International Furniture Fair, Milan/ Italy

2014
Designpreis der Bundesrepublik Deutschland Berlin/ Germany
Salone Satellite International Furniture Fair, Milan/ Italy
Light and Building Fair Frankfurt/ Germany

2013
LightLab by Rexel with TRIZO21 Antwerb/ Belgium
Architect@Work with TRIZO21 Paris/ France
Wroclove Wroclaw/ Poland
Mudam Mudam Musée d’Art Moderne/ Luxenborg

2012
TALENTS Tendence Lifestyle Frankfurt/ Germany
DMY Designfestival Tempelhof Berlin/ Germany

2010
Designxport Hafencity and Marseille/ Germany and France

2008
Designpreis Neunkirchen/, Neunkirchen/Germany

2005
Mono Materials/ Trendshow, Hannover/Germany

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

2016
Designer in Residence at MOS – Matter of Stuff/ Italy

2015
Artist in Residence at Vista Alegre Atlantis/ Portugal

CLIENTS

Trizo21 / Belgium

Skagerak / Denmark

Wohnidee / Germany

Vista Alegre Atlantis / Portugal

No Sir / Sweden

Swedish Ninja /Sweden

Banfi Vini / Italy

MOS / London U.K.

Carrara Design Factory / Italy

Intro / London U.K.

Lumiere Group / Saudi Arabia

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Ryan Eddleston

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