Karol Starczewski

“I want the abilities of Polish designers to get appreciated and contribute towards the success of Polish entrepreneurs.”

A graduate of the knowledge of culture studies department of the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań.
For the past 20 years he’s ran several projects: charter company, several programming projects, the DigiTouch photographic studio, an advertising agency under the name of Zoom.

Karol designs innovative solutions in information, technology, communication, exhibition, and interior design.

He prides himself in a range of patents in the fields of systemic construction solutions for the furniture industry and exhibition business, and authorial programs of trainings in psychology of communication.

In 1997 he’s created the first photo bank in Poland, the DigiTouch Collection. Later, Starczewski has implemented an authorial program for the popularisation of Polish photography by founding the DigiTouch gallery in Berlin in 2000. He’s curated numerous exhibitions and expositions, among others the first postmortal retrospective exhibition of Edward Hartwig.
Exhibitions of Tadeusz Rolke, Bogdan Dziworski, Piotr Stasik, Jan Bortkiewicz, Michał Wasšżnik, and many more artists have been organised under his auspice.
A passionate connoisseur of fine design, takes an active role in the promotion of Polish design and original technical solutions. Designs functional objects, interiors, furniture and exhibition systems.

Nowymodel.org is his brainchild and most recent achievement. Its a place of teamwork for designers, craftsmen, technologists, graphic designers, IT specialists, marketing specialists.
Utilizing the latest digital technologies Karol prepares prototypes and implements the most interesting projects into production in short series. He entrusts the production to expert craftsmen and reliable producers.
In his spare time he sails and travels.


Good morning. This is your captain speaking. Nowy Model welcomes you on board of this Wizzair flight.

Good morning. This is your captain speaking. Nowy Model welcomes you on board of this Wizzair flight. Destination – the best pieces of modern Polish design. Pick up some new design classics with us and have a good flight. “We’re enthusiasts working to write a new...

QUANTUM gained as well the special prize from the polish Minister of Culture awarded during the Good Design 2018 competition.

We are pleased to announce that the QUANTUM chair manufactured by nowymodel.org since 2016 is the finalist of the jubilee 25th edition of the Good Design 2018 competition for the best designed product and service on the Polish market. The Institute of Industrial...

Porcelain Poznań’s potatoes designed for nowyodel.org by Marek Cecuła.

Porcelain Poznań's potatoes designed for nowyodel.org by Marek Cecuła. Last year, when Mayor of Poznań started a debate on visual identity and the values ​​can promote our cityr, we decided that the spirit captured in famous Poznań's potatoes, goats and St. Martin´s...


We are proud to announce that nowymodel.org has been selected to join the group of Polish companies promoted on the Swedish market as part of the #TimeTillPolska campaign run by the Tasting Poland Foundation. The description of our activities and designs can be found...

CEO of nowymodel.org, about our “Kawalski’s chair” for Take Me To Design:

Julia Starczewska-Zakrzewska, CEO of nowymodel.org, about our "Kawalski's chair" for Take Me To Design: A classic chair designed by the famous couple of designers and interior architects from Poznań, Bogusława and Czeslaw Kowalski, had originally been a part of their...