Zamek Cieszyn

Organization Name

Zamek Cieszyn

Logo & Acronym

Logo Zamek


Zamkowa 3 abc Str., 43-400 Cieszyn, Poland

Contact Person

Ewa Gołębiowska,


Design center


Zamek Cieszyn is the Polish design centre, which has been promoting good design as the key to the regions development. Through exhibitions, specialist workshops and conferences it helps implement designs to improve quality of life and the public space. Zamek takes part in processes of designing social innovations. It combines design, business, public sphere, as well supporting activities inspired by craft and tradition. Situated in Southern Poland, right near the border with the Czech Republic and Slovakia, and the oldest heritage sites, it is always worth dropping by!

The unique location and activities of Zamek Cieszyn caused that the board of EIDD Design for All Europe has decided to locate here the archives of EIDD. On the 4th of December 2010 in the Castle the Michał Ozmin Institute of Design for All was opened. The Instutite promotes the concept of Design for All, exchanges good practices and experiences, shares the EIDD archives.