Self taught and with a natural visual flair, Monika Lubkowska-Jonas thrives in a busy commercial environment, and creates over 300 new products each year. The foundation of good design is often a thorough knowledge of production processes and this is key to Monika's approach. Understanding techniques of handmade glass and porcelain manufacture and creatively developing their potential, Monika is able to design effectively and imaginatively. The designs Monika creates are marked often by their simplicity and beauty, having a timeless quality. Monika also has an eye on fashion and works with colors and trends, interpreting them to create designs that have a unique yet recognizable feel.