×

Subscribe to our newsletter

Highlights From the Previous Week, Partnered Events and Haikus. View our Newsletter archive

Edgar Bąk

Sep 14, 2014
Edgar Bąk is an industry maverick who explores many languages. Celebrated for highly rhythmic, colorful, bold and sometimes retro visual statements, Warsaw-based designer rarely shies-away from a challenge...
Scroll right to read more ›
Text by
Photography by Bartek Bobkowski

Edgar Bąk is an industry maverick who explores many languages. Celebrated for highly rhythmic, colorful, bold and sometimes retro visual statements, Warsaw-based designer rarely shies-away from a challenge – client briefs, the graphic designer, takes-on with a custom approach. “I’m always on the look-out for new languages,” he explains. Long before the Internet, 14 year-old Bąk recorded a late-night Heavy Metal TV program, only to discover that his VCR had malfunctioned. Instead, he discovered Electro. Music often comes into play as Bąk drafts new concepts. “You need to put fifteen bad ideas on paper in order to make room for one good solution,” Bąk describes. Mostly recently, he illustrated two Polish School of Posters-inspired books. One introducing children to Polish patriotism and the other, to International Children Rights. “I was curious to know if kids would respond to the shapes I drew, as bodies or just as big blobs? It was a big experiment and the type of risk I like to take.”

The graphic designer in his Warsaw co-working space studio
The graphic designer in his Warsaw co-working space studio
A selection of Bak's latest projects
A selection of Bak's latest projects
Back

Articles you also might like