Karolina Bednorz is a ceramic designer specialised in tableware and home decor objects.

In her works she connects knowledge of ceramic materials, traditional hand craft and modern spirit to find contemporary solutions in ceramic material.

Karolina Bednorz Portrait, by Beatriz Barros

Karolina is MA graduate from Academy of Art and Design, Wrocław, Poland in speciality “Art and Design in Ceramic” (2010/15). She studied within a scholarship programme at Istituto Superiore per le Industrie Artistiche, Faenza, Italy (2012/13).

Karolina Bednorz took part in several internships and projects like Art Food (2014) with Ćmielów Design Studio and International Symposium of Ceramic Trends at Porcelain Factory Sargadelos, Spain (2013). She won the prize at “Cevisama Lab Ceramic Design” International Tile Award in category “Ceramic products formed by other methods” in Valencia, Spain (2013). In 2017 she won The Future Lights in Ceramics competition, within European Programme “Ceramics and its Dimensions”, organized by Porzellanikon, Germany.

Her works were exhibited on exhibitions, like “London Design Week” (2014, 2015) and “Ambiente Show” (2017) in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

She works and lives in Modena, Italy.


2016/2017 Future Lights in Ceramics, EU Programme “Ceramics and its Dimensions”

2014/2015 Minister of Science and Higher Education Scholarship

2013 Cevisama Lab Ceramic Design, Spain


2019 ID POOL Residency at Vista Alegre, Aveiro, Portugal

2017 Residency at Staatliche Porzellan-Manufaktur Meissen GmbH, Meissen, Germany

2014 Art Food: Residency at Ćmielów Design Studio, Poland

2013 International Symposium of Ceramic Trends at Porcelain Factory “Sargadelos” in Cervo, Spain