His passion for the design fields of fashion and graphic design, paved his way towards Vlisco’s design department. The Polish-born Mateusz’ style is clean, sharp, graphic and geometric. Shapes in his designs often derive from organic structures, and have a conceptual background.
“A theme-based idea can be a starting point for my own visual research, but I also take a lot of inspiration from travelling to Africa.”
For example, the circular design below emerged by interpreting the eccentric beadworks from the East African Masaai tribe, which shapes and colours bestow special meanings and values.
“With highest respect to Vlisco’s heritage, handwriting and unique technology, I try to bring newness and dynamism in my designs.”