Tadeusz Pietrzyk Archive exibition

Tadeusz Pietrzyk Archive exibition

Projects by distinguish Polish graphic designer are exhibited in the building A, on Koszykowa 86 street from 13th till 30th September 2016

Opening 13.09.2016 at 12.45 in the main hall of PJATK.
During the exhibition you will be able to see 22 logotypes and 10 book designs.
Tadeusz Pietrzyk was born in 1933 in Warsaw. He died in the same city in 1999. He graduated from the Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts (with an honors degree from Prof. Andrzej Rudziński’s studio) in 1959. From 1957, he worked as a graphic designer and (from 1969) as the art director at Scientific and Technical Publications (Wydawnictwa Naukowo-Techniczne WNT). In 1969, he was also made the chief graphic designer at Transport and Communication Publishers (Wydawnictwa Komunikacji i Łączności WKŁ). In addition, he collaborated with many other national publishers, designing mainly popular science and technical books, encyclopedias and albums. For his editorial work and trademark designs, he received numerous awards and distinctions, including two special prizes from the Polish Book Publishers Association (Polskie Towarzystwo Wydawców Książek PTWK) “for services to graphic arts and the typographic development of books” (1971) and “for the creation of Polish scientific and technical books” (1980). His work was exhibited and awarded at the Internationale Buchkunst-Ausstellung – IBA in Leipzig. He was also awarded by PTWK for his overall achievements in book design, technical book design in particular. He was decorated “for services to culture”, received the Golden distinction of Association of Polish Artists and Designers ZPAP, and Golden Cross of Merit.