Blanka Byrwa


Designer from Koszalin, Poland, living in Gdańsk. Since 2019, she has been running the BBAD design studio, which mainly works with service premises, specializing in steel structures and furniture. She is a graduate of the Design Institute of Koszalin University of Technology. During her studies, she received awards in the Architektura Murator competitions “Mieszkanie Młodego Architekta” and “The Minimum” during the Łódź Design Festival. Her recycled furniture work CHODNICZEK was awarded a prize in the 2018 ELLE Decoration competition “Młodzi na Start”. Co-founder and president of the CUMY foundation – an open workshop at the Gdańsk Shipyard, which promotes and cultivates craftsmanship. Initiator and organizer of the Shipyard Project, which runs nationwide workshops aimed at developing post-shipyard areas. In the bioplastics research field, Blanka is the organizer of the Bioplastik is Fantastik workshops and curator of Glony at Gdynia Design Days, the aim of which is to promote and provide education about natural resources and the circular economy.

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