The winners of the 18th Edition of the Visegrad Group Graduation Projects review

In the 18th edition, have been submitted 289 works (2D: 146; 3D: 143). In total, 30 projects have been qualified for the exhibition by the jury members:

  • 2D – Agata Korzeńska (Idee), Filip Tofil (STGU), Filip Blažek (TYPO), Marcel Bencik (1977, Slovak Design Center) i Balázs Balogh
    (Hungarian Design Council)

  • 3D – Ferenc Laufer (Hungarian Design Council), Czesława Frejllich (2+3D), Ewa Gołębiowska (Zamek Cieszyn), Michaela Holubec-Birtusová (Czech Design), Michal Latko (Latko), Marian Lassak (Slovak Design Center).

Winners of the Graduation Projects 2019 (2D):

1. Ilya Bazhanov - BA || Czechia
The spring is coming. Russian typography of the 60s and the application of its principles to an original typeface  

Supervisor: doc. ak. mal. Michal Slejška
School: Faculty of Art and Design, Jan Evangelista Purkyně University in Ústí nad Labem

2. Zuzana Bramborová - MA || Czechia
The Earthworm Is Asking Questions  

Supervisor: MgA. Ph.D. Tereza Říčanová
School: Faculty of Graphic Design and Visual Communication, Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague 

3. Jan Buble - MA || Czechia
Independent type foundry offering original fonts and type-related services  

Supervisor: MgA. Tomáš Brousil
School: Faculty of Graphic Design and Visual Communication, Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague 

4. Silvia Klúčovská - MA || Czechia
Learning materials for Czech Sign Language  

Supervisor: M. A. Lenka Baroňová 
School: Faculty of Digital Design, University of Tomas Bata in Zlín
Project website: https://vimeo.com/341244643 

5. Michael Rosa - MA || Czechia
ZOOMPRUM – Digital game and information system  

Supervisor: doc. M.A. Ivan Dlabač
School: Faculty of Industrial Design, Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague
Project website: https://rosamichael.com/zoomprum/   

6. Adrienn Császár - MA || Hungary
Visual Representations of Schizophrenia  

Supervisor: DLA Marcell Tamás 
School: Faculty of Graphic Design, Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design in Budapest
Project website: https://arthungry.com/csaszar.adrienn/8598/a_skizofrenia_vizualitasa 

7. Mátyás Grünczeisz - MA || Hungary
Liquid Stones 

Supervisor: DLA László Nagy 
School: Faculty of Graphic Design, Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design in Budapest 

8. Marek Mati - MA || Slovakia
Recipes for a designer on the border 

Supervisor: doc. Mgr. art. Marcel Benčík
School: Faculty of Visual Communication, Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava

9. Rudolf Vychovalý - MA || Slovakia
Money Heaven 

Supervisor: ArtD. Pavel Noga 
School: Faculty of Graphic Design, University of Tomas Bata in Zlín
Project website: https://rudolfvychovaly.tumblr.com/  

10. Natalia Gil  - BA || Poland
“Bear Riddles” – educational mathematics book design 

Supervisor: dr hab. Artur Frankowski
School: Faculty of Design, Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw
Project website: https://www.behance.net/gallery/80169811/Miskowe-zagadki-book-design  

11. Patrycja Kędzierska - BA || Poland
Visual identity of a brand promoting healthy eating habits

Supervisor: dr Anna Pohl
School: Faculty of Industrial Design, Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice   

12. Marta Klibert - MA || Poland
LDZ zine design 

Supervisor: dr Jakub Stępień
School: Faculty of Graphics and Painting, Academy of Fine Arts in Łódź 
Project website: https://www.behance.net/gallery/86494095/LDZ-zine   

13. Izabela Lewkowicz - BA || Poland
Font and graphic design for the Roman Missal – Ordo Missae 

Supervisor: prof. Lech Majewski
School: Faculty of Graphic Design, Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw
Project website: https://www.behance.net/gallery/86990631/Ordo-Missae-Mass-of-catechumens   

14. Mariana Mamikonyan - BA || Poland
Here and there. Kraków and Yerevan 

Supervisor: dr Aleksandra Toborowicz 
School: Faculty of Graphic Design, Academy of Fine Arts in Kraków 
Project website: https://www.behance.net/gallery/82468687/Tu-i-tam-Krakow-i-Erywan  

15. Katarzyna Olejarczyk - BA || Poland
INTERFERENCE – Visual Identity Redesign 

Supervisor: dr Marcin Nowrotek
School: Faculty of Design, Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice
Project website: https://www.behance.net/gallery/83622691/INTERFERENCE-Visual-Identity-Redesign

Winners of the Graduation Projects 2019 (3D):

1. Eliška Luhanová – BA || Czechia
Powerstrip XCord  

Supervisor: MgA. Martin Tvarůžek 
School: Faculty of Design and Graphics, Czech Technical University in Prague  

2. Zdeněk Růžička - MA || Czechia
SOUNDER 

Supervisor: prof. MgA. Petr Babák
School: Faculty of Graphic Design and New Media, Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague 
Project website: https://youtu.be/UVN8e4BmcwM   

3.  András Fakó - MA || Hungary
Alternative working spaces – SPOTS  

Supervisor: MAT Anna Pais
School: Faculty of Design, Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design in Budapest  

4. Lili Pázmány - MA || Hungary
Unobstructed 

Supervisor: DLA Edit Szűcs
School: Faculty of Design, Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design in Budapest  

5. Barbara Szőke - MA || Hungary
Locked up but still free  

Supervisor: doc. M.A. Orlai Balázs
School: Faculty of Design, Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design in Budapest
Project website: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qj76c3xOHys   

6. Lenka Erd - MA || Slovakia
Personal space 

Supervisor: acad. prof. František Burian
School: Faculty of Design, Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava  

7. Lucia Gamanová - MA || Slovakia
Jewellery as something 

Supervisor: doc. Mgr. art. Marcel Benčík
School: Faculty of Design, Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava  

8. Sonia Kalandyk, Anna Pielesz - MA || Poland
Facing consumerism – a model of transparent wool accessory brand „Runo” and educational workshops to support the brand “Zowcowani” 
Supervisor: dr Anna Szwaja
School: Faculty of Industrial Forms, Academy of Fine Arts in Kraków 

9. Agnieszka Cieszanowska, Helena Wierzbowska - BA || Poland
Na balkon! – furniture and accessory set for urban balconies 

Supervisor: dr Paweł Grobelny 
School: Faculty of Design, Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw 
Project website: https://www.instagram.com/na.balkon/ 

10. Klaudia Gołaszczyk – MA || Poland
Religa Heart – personal control panel for implantable cardiac assist pump 

Supervisor: dr hab. Andrzej Sobaś
School: Faculty of Design, Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice 

11. Magdalena Michna-Czyrwik - MA || Poland
Sensory garden with a hydrotherapy stand for children with disabilities 

Supervisor: dr hab. Agata Chmielarz
School: Faculty of Design, Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice 
Project website: http://www.studioprototyp.pl/stanowisko-do-hydroterapii/   

12. Martyna Piątek - MA || Poland
I remember – objects to commemorate the dead ones in the spirit of the less waste movement 

Supervisor: dr hab. Agata Chmielarz
School: Faculty of Design, Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice  materials

13. Ewa Piechocka - MA || Poland
PERSONA 

Supervisor: dr hab. Wojciech Janicki
School: Faculty of Graphics and Visual Communication, University of Arts in Poznań 

14. Zuzanna Wrocławska - MA || Poland
Combination of the pâte de verre technique with hand-blown glass in a functional object 

Supervisor: dr hab. Beata Mak-Sobota
School: Faculty of Ceramics and Glass, Academy of Fine Arts in Wroclaw 

15. Marek Kuźmiński - BA || Poland
Tumicoffee – design of selected home decor elements using coffee waste 

Supervisor: dr Bogusław Krzciuk
School: Faculty of Design and Interior Architecture, Academy of Fine Arts in Łódź 
Project website: https://www.frameweb.com/news/ddw-2019-waste-biomaterial-innovation?fbclid=IwAR0MvJBZSMNIAltLjdQ7_EU1Jkgr7gb_jR9tox3ymKrPKx5o0wIRSbyVseo 

The opening of the exhibition is planned for the 15th birthday of Zamek Cieszyn, on the 22nd of February 2020