Lech Majewski is a Warsaw based graphic designer, illustrator, musician and lecturer. Born in1947, in Olsztyn. He graduated from the Faculty of Graphics at Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw. Diploma in 1972 at the studio of Professor Henryk Tomaszewski.At present, he is a professor in the same Academy and also acts as the President of the International Poster Biennale in Warsaw. Works as a graphic artist in the area of poster and book design, as well as illustrations. He held lectures and workshops in many universities throughout the world. He composes music and plays guitar. Professor Lech Majewski. He specializes in editorial and advertising graphic design but most of all he is connected to the form of poster. One of his posters, designed for 16th International Meeting of Jazz Vocalists was selected as one of 100 most important posters from Europe and United States (1945-1990). He says that „even if the poster doesn’t change the World, it’s important to remember one thing – the poster is excellent record of place, time and event”. His posters (in 70s – previously pictorial style, later reduced to black and white graphics, recently related to contemporary aesthetics of the street) are being exhibited all over the world. He designs books in Poland and Germany. Lots of his books win contest for the most beautiful design of the year. He did illustrations for TES Magazine (The Times,London). Doctorate Honorary Causa of University J.E. Pyrkene, Usti nad Labem,Czech Republic.
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