Manufacturers gain a competitive edge and user’s needs are taken care of thanks to our innovative solutions. Each new product requires an individual plan. We guide the client through all the steps necessary to jointly create unique products.

Interested in working together? Would you like to learn what we can do for you? Let’s get to know each other and talk. We’re here to help you with your business.

KABO & PYDO is a Warsaw-based design-strategy studio founded in 2012 by a husband and wife designer duo: Katarzyna Borkowska and Tomasz Pydo.

We ensure comprehensive and creative product designs and visual communication for numerous industries, based on our own research, current trends and Design Thinking. Innovative solutions are what we search for in every design process. We create mainly for industrial manufacturers. In addition, we also support companies in design strategy development.

We value: aesthetics, ergonomics, sustainable development, user needs, relationships with people and the social dimension of the products. Our wish is to improve the surroundings for humans, animals and plants. Respect and harmony are the values that guide us as designers and as people.

Winners of numerous awards: Red Dot Best of the Best x1, Red Dot x9, IF Design x4, Good Design (Australia), German Design Award 2022 GOLD, Designer of the Year 2020, Dobry Wzór x5, must have x14, Top Design x3, Lubelski Wzór 2017.

Our areas of interest:


  • Designing products
  • Testing prototypes with users
  • Creative workshops
  • 3D printing on a Zortrax printer
  • Preparing project documents
  • Support and consultations at the implementation stage


  • Researching user needs
  • Audits and design strategies
  • Projects under grants and EU funding
  • Consultations and support related to design competition applications
  • Consulting regarding tooling and implementation cost estimates
  • Support with registering industrial designs
  • Support with applications for design competitions (e.g. Red Dot, IF Design, Dobry Wzór, must have)


  • Packaging design
  • Visual identity and its uses
  • Branding
  • Support and consultations at the implementation stage



Katarzyna Borkowska

product designer, design strategist and founder


Tomasz Pydo

product designer, design strategist and founder


Jacek Nosiła

senior product designer

Joanna Kośko

product designer

Maciej Solarek

product designer

Wiktoria Kulesza

project manager

Anna Szymańska

delivery strategist, marketing & web design manager

Jan Wilczak

product designer

Creative Co-operation Network:

We form interdisciplinary design teams as part of our Creative Co-operation Network. The group of more than 30 independent experts we work with includes, but is not limited to:

  • Constructors
  • Technologists
  • Industrial designers
  • Visual communication designers
  • User Experience designers
  • Strategists
  • Trendwatchers
  • Sociologists
  • Marketers
  • Coaches
  • Programmers
  • Photographers
  • Physiotherapists
  • Plant experts


(click on the award to see the design in question)




our clients and partners:


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