Born in Lodz, Poland, Agnes Kolignan is a freelance designer based in Paris, specializing in print and embroidery. She studied at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London and during her studies she became an intern at Alexander McQueen. After graduation she was snapped up by Givenchy, and shortly afterwards by Gianfranco Ferrè, where she worked as an in-house designer. In 2007 she collaborated with a variety of luxury labels including Balmain by Christophe Decarnin, Roberto Cavalli, Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci, Sophia Kokosalaki amongst others, working on prints and embroideries. Often jewelry has inspired her prints, which lead her into making and designing her first jewelry collection.