The work of Kasia Zareba is a result of a personal passion for aesthetics and materials. With her studio situated in the Netherlands and her roots being in Poland Kasia is able to get the best out of Dutch Design and Polish Crafts. Resulting in a beautifully created objects with a playful twist.
Eye for detail, sophisticated material use, natural form language and a strong connection with the Dutch and Polish culture are the main ingredients for her designs. Her specialisations are patterns and ceramics which found a common ground in her work.
She gained worldwide attention with her pattern design ‘Fossil’ for the Italian tile company Ceramiche Refin. She is also an art director for design brand “Krafla”. Kasia Zareba studied first architecture in Krakow and Amsterdam before she finished the Design Academy in Eindhoven.
EXPERIENCE | AWARDS | EXHIBITIONS
2020 Artist in residence at ID-Pool at Vista Alegre, Portugal
2020 Received a grant for project development from Creative Industries Found NL
2019 Ceramic teacher at the Bouwkeet community centre
2019 Participating in IDEAS exhibition during Warsaw Home interior design fair
2017/2014 Artist in residence at The Pottery Workshop in Jingdezhen, China
2017 Part of RETRO-spekcje exhibition during Gdynia Design Days
2014 Starting Krafla design brand
2014 Won a first award in Create your tile competition
2014/2017/2018 Participating in Dutch Design Week
2012 Organising Form and Fascination workshop at the Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice, Poland
2012 Organising creative workshops Design Detour at the School of Form in Poznań, Poland
2012 Graduation Galleries exhibition during Dutch Design Week Eindhoven
2012 Graduating from the Design Academy Eindhoven