I like to think that design is best when it feels not-designed, as if the end product was a found object, familiar to the body. My name is Artur Dabrowski and I work in all scales of design.

 
 

BACHELORS OF ARCHITECTURE

5 years of critical design thinking, learning abstraction and instrumental tools to create functional, beautiful, and experiential spaces.

 

WORKED WITH THE BODY

Explored the relationship between body to architecture, architecture to environment, in order to create meaningful interventions.

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WORKED WITH MATTER

Built scaled models to prototype ideas about structure and scale, atmosphere and user flow.

WORKED WITH COMMUNICATION

Discussed each week, and presented at critical moments of the semester, full presentations in front of peers and jury.

 

Best Thesis PROJECT OF THE YEAR, 2013

At thesis, my work came alive with the seasons. Kinematic, mechanic, site-driven, and riddled with story. It was awarded Best Thesis project of class 2013.

 
 

After graduation...

Traveled the country... and co-authored a book about it.

 
 
 
 

Openshop Architecture

3 years at a boutique architecture office, working directly with the partners on projects ranging from hospitality, high-end residential interiors, commercial, and development. From bottom to top, worked on site analysis, conceptual design, design development, full construction documents, specification, bidding, construction administration and project management.

 
 

OPENSHOP

...worked for an architecture office that evolved into a strategy design firm.

 

Meanwhile I designed and
3d-printed jewelry...

Architecture inspired, parametric designed, 3d modeled with computer algorithms and scripting, animated with story and made with love.

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BRAND IMAGE

Created a cohesive brand aesthetic, ranging from dream-like product still lifes, model photography, mixed media drawings and a minimal color palate.

CREATIVE DIRECTION

Coordinated the brand vision with fellow creatives to produce a cohesive package of visuals that express the values of the brand.

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MARKETING

Engaged in the other side of design. Learned advertising, marketing, and audience engagement to promote sales and interaction between the brand and customers.

 

I am a maker...

Designed and built custom millwork using low budget materials.

 
 

...an artist,

A small notebook of drawings made in waiting rooms and subway rides. Currently drawing book 17.

 
 

... an occassional photographer,

 
 

...a storyteller.

Honorable Mention,
Fairy Tales Competition 2014

 

What's next?

 

 

I want to work on a vast array of new projects, products, ideas and visuals, and spaces and worlds and and and...