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 Tomek Rygalik

Tomek Rygalik
Born in 1976 in Łódź, Poland.
Sstudied Architecture at the Technical University of Łódź, and later Industrial Design at the Pratt Institute in New York. After his studies he worked with several design companies in New York City and in 2003 he enrolled at the Royal College of Art for Post Graduate studies. After graduating from the RCA, Tomek Rygalik established his own design office in both London and Łódź and joined the RCA staff as a Research Associate. Tomek is also teaching at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw and lectures internationally. His most recent work includes projects for DuPont/Corian, Moroso, Artek, Iker, Noti, ABR, Heal's and Ideal Standard.
Tomek Rygalik has been awarded with numerous prizes and awards including First Prize Award in the 2006 International Bombay Sapphire Martini Glass Design Competition, BSI Environmental Design Award 2005, and Rosenthal Design Award 2004. He was also a finalist of The British Council's International Young Design Entrepreneur of the Year 2007 competition.

His works has been exhibited in Berlin, Frankfurt, Łódź, London, Milan, Munich, New York, Tokyo, Poznań, Warsaw and Valencia.