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Maja Sobura

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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsProduct Designer - Fashion Jewellery Designer - Illustrator

About me

My name is Maya. I was born in Katowice in a typical industrial region in Poland. It strongly influenced on my way of thinking and designing. My projects are simple and expressive. I base my work on an exact research and personal intuition. And it has never let me down. I’m not afraid of experimenting. I really like to try new materials and methods of production. I like to know how things are made, how do they work and how to improve them. I focus on process of design and try to show it in my works. Another very important side of my work is humanism background. In my opinion psychology and anthropology are one of the most important aspects in designing process. Because of knowledge about the man we are able to make a useful and valuable product. I am emotional, strong and energetic person. I always identify with my projects and get involved with them. Because of my intuition and a readiness to see the possibilities in anything new I am fast in finding a solution to solve problems

Skills

  • CAD Rhinoceros
  • Keyshot Rendering
  • Adobe Indesign/illustrator/photoshop
  • Trend and Colour Research
  • Scale Model-making
  • Acrylic Painting
  • 2D and 3D Sketching
  • Photography
  • Art Jewellery
  • Ceramic

Work history

2016

Junior Product Designer

Jerszy Seymour Design Workshop

May 2016 - Aug 2016
  • Berlin, Germany
  • Internship
  • I was an intern at Jerszy Seymour Design Workshop. http://www.jerszyseymour.com/

2015

Interior Designer

Barlinek S.A.

Oct 2014 - Oct 2015
  • Eindhoven, Netherlands
  • Freelance
  • I was designing a collection of interiors for selected floorboards for Barlinek Company. http://smakizycia.barlinek.com.pl/www

2014

Furniture Designer

Szpunar Studio

Jun 2014 - Sep 2014
  • Warsaw, Poland
  • Internship
  • Internship in a furniture design studio. http://www.nikodemszpunar.com/

Education

Currently

MA

Royal College of Art

Sep 2016
  • London, UK
  • Design Products https://www.rca.ac.uk/schools/school-of-design/design-products/

2016

BA

Design Academy Eindhoven

Feb 2014 - Feb 2016
  • Eindhoven, Netherlands
  • Mobility Design https://www.designacademy.nl/

2016

Industrial Design

School of Form

Sep 2013 - Jan 2016
  • Poznań, Poland
  • Industrial Design http://sof.edu.pl/en