Photo Courtesy Of Loft Kolasiński
WHAT IS THE LOFT KOLASIŃSKI?
An interior and industrial design studio.
WHEN WAS IT FOUNDED?
WHO IS OR ARE ITS FOUNDERS?
It was founded by Jacek Kolasiński.
WHERE IS THE STUDIO LOCATED?
Main office is in Szczecin, and the second in Berlin.
WHY INTERIOR DESIGN?
Furniture, art, architecture, crafts, etc, has always been in sphere of interest of Jacek Kolasiński.
WHAT IS THE OVERRIDING AESTHETIC?
I would describe it as unique "Loft Kolasinski style" - full of great design, custom designed and produced items, timeless design from mid-century, natural structures and textures.
HOW DO YOU SOURCE PIECES?
In the field of furniture and vintage equipment we use contacts throughout Europe, friendly dealers and collectors often provide us with unique copies of lamps, furniture.
WHAT IS THE CREATIVE PROCESS?
Everything is in our heads.
WHAT ART MOVEMENT SERVES AS THE BIGGEST INFLUENCE?
We are mainly inspired by architecture, art, design created in the '20s and 7'0s. Especially bauhaus, Japanese style wabi sabi. We highly appreciate modernism, especially Brazilian. The design of Loft Kolasiński is also influenced by Scandinavian design, especially from the 1950s and 1960s. Also from Central Europe between the '50s and '60s (Poland, Czech Republic) despite the communist regime.
WHAT FACTORS SHOULD ONE CONSIDER WHEN FURNISHING A HOUSE OR ROOM?
Textures and details makes the biggest difference.