biography

Lives and works in Paris.

A key figure in contemporary graphic design, Ich&Kar have established a prolific and buoyant style. Helena Ichbiah and Piotr Karczewski opened their practice in 1992 when she graduated from ECV – school of visual communication. Piotr graduated from the Arts Decoratifs in Paris. They have produced numerous creative projects in design and the graphic arts… Chanel, Sketch, Troisgros, Condesa df, Arte… The talented duo strikes from London to Mexico.

Ich&Kar cultivate a rich design identity that is distinctive and contemporary. Creative agitators of messages and story-tellers, Ich&Kar also produce irresistible objects such as; ‘my tree’ an essential jewellery-holder, organic vases, figurines, plates and cake boxes…

Ich&Kar were delighted to be invited to collaborate with Christofle on the design of a series of monograms for their baby gifts collection. The ‘Love’ initials, with their thousands of intertwined hearts drawing love. The ‘Solaire’ initials   for the sunshine in our lives with its sunbeam solar design inspired by the 30’s. The ‘Royal’ initials for the ‘child king’, with its letters decorated with majestic crowns, all different and gracious.