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Research

Instytut Projektowania zajmuje się koordynowaniem działalności naukowej pracowników badawczo-dydaktycznych Uniwersytetu SWPS reprezentujących dyscypliny sztuki plastycznej i konserwacji dzieł sztuki. Członkami Instytutu są projektanci wzornictwa i komunikacji, artyści wizualni oraz teoretycy z obszaru nauk humanistycznych i społecznych zajmujący się badaniami dla projektowania i poprzez projektowanie.

 

The Institute of Design coordinates and oversees research projects conducted by SWPS University’s teaching-researchers, specializing in various artistic disciplines as well as art conservation and restoration. Members of the Institute include product and communication designers, visual artists and theoreticians specializing in social sciences and humanities, who conduct design-related research.

Authorities

Agnieszka Jacobson

dr Agnieszka Jacobson-Cielecka

Director

Curator of design, and occasionally photography, exhibitions. Designer, writer and art critic. She operates on the boundary between words and images. She is interested in design identity and the impact of visual and material experience on design decisions. She designs complex visual narrations, using everyday objects as a means of expression. Currently, she is interested in color in the context of locality as well as individual and group experiences. Author of exhibitions featuring Polish and Central European product design, which served as a chronicle of design during the post-1989 economic and political system transformation in the region. Together with Karol Murlak, she researchers new materials developed from various kinds of waste. Contact: ajacobson@sof.edu.pl
Mariusz Wszołek

dr Mariusz Wszołek

Vice-Director

Communication expert. He holds a doctorate in humanities. Assistant Professor at the Department of Graphic Design at SWPS University. Professionally, he is interested in theory and practice of design communication and, in particular, in inclusive, participatory and sustainable approach to design. Editor of Manual and Communication Design series publications. Author of books and articles on advertising, design process and sustainable design. Additionally, he designs and consults on strategy, corporate image, and communication policies for companies and institutions. His clients include NEONET, PDG, Ministry of Science and Higher Education (MNiSW), and the University of Wrocław. Blogger: na—magazynie. Contact: mwszolek@swps.edu.pl

Contact

Office of Institute Directors

Head: Ewa Wilkońska
tel: +48 22 517 97 77
Specialist: Agnieszka Budrewicz
tel: 22 517 99 77
e-mail: bdi@swps.edu.pl
Office Hours: Monday to Friday: 9.00-16.00

Location

SWPS University
Chodakowska 19/31, room 202
03-815 Warsaw
Poland