Karol Murlak

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Associate Professor, Lecturer Industrial Design, Continuing and Professional Studies kmurlak@pratt.edu 718.636.3631 p Brooklyn Campus, Pratt Studios 4TH FL

Current Course Listing (3)

21/SP-IND-402-03 Capstone Design Studio

21/SP-IND-601-02 Graduate Design Studio II

21/SP-IND-661-02 Thesis Formulation

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Falmouth College of Arts, Great Britain
Academy of fine Arts in Warsaw, Poland


A designer, researcher and educator with an expertise ranging from product, furniture and exhibition design to design research and consulting. Since 2005, he has been designing for leading firms and institutions from Europe and United States including: Deutsche Bank, Boston Consulting Group, Martinelli Luce, Meble Vox, Terma Group and Pratt Institute. His projects were presented on exhibitions in London, Milan, Berlin, Frankfurt, Dresden, Budapest, Prague, Bucharest, Sofia, Ljubljana, Warsaw, Sao Paulo, Brasilia and Rio de Janeiro. He won recognized design awards and competition such as: Design by... Competition, Sanitec Kolo Prize, Design Competition for City of Lodz and many others. He co-founded and has been running a design studio Designlab for over 10 years. As an Associate Professor at Pratt Institute in New York and Assistant Professor at School of Form in Poznan, Poland, he is actively engaged in design research and education. He has been involved in numerous research projects varying from product and space perception to material development and application. Previously he worked at Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw and Polish-Japanese Academy of Information Technology in Warsaw. He graduated from Spatial Design program in Falmouth College of Art in Great Britain. He also holds a doctoral degree in design and a master's degree in interior architecture both form Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw, Poland.