About us

At APRILE, we believe that every detail matters and is important – even the smallest one, and holistic approach to the design is the best way to create a unique atmosphere and comfortable interior. That’s why we attach great importance to ensuring that every door handle, furniture handle, window handle, and all other products available in our offer, is refined down to the smallest detail, well-thought-out and manufactured from the highest quality materials with uncompromising workmanship.

Our Designers

Our team of designers is composed of professional, talented, and renowned people who stand out from the crowd due to their comprehensive thinking and originative craftsmanship.

Jan Kochański

Designer famous for his attention to the rational use of material, refined simplicity, and the purity of form. His unique door handles are one of the best proofs that even a simple and commonly used objects can be both functional and beautiful.

Wallpaper* Design Award, ŁDF Must Have Award and Mazda Design Award winner, Designer of the year 2020 at International Fair Arena Design in Poznań, assistant of Furniture Design Laboratory at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw. His artworks were displayed at exhibitions in: Milan, Frankfurt, Cologne, London, Leipzig, Vienna, Paris, Budapest, Warsaw, Poznań, Łódź.

Maria Jeglińska-Adamczewska

Maria Jeglińska-Adamczewska was born in Fontainebleau in 1983. In 2012, she founded her own design and research studio. She completed a course in industrial design at ECAL in 2007 and received a scholarship from the IKEA Foundation. She works on a wide range of projects, including industrial design, exhibition projects, and research-based design projects. She believes that research can provoke and generate new forms of responses and proposals in today’s world.

Her clients include Ligne Roset, Kvadrat, Plato, Trame, Vitra, Hermès, Puro hotels, Saint-Étienne Design Biennale, and the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw.

Krystian Kowalski

Krystian was born into a family of artists. He specialises in furniture design, holistic spaces, and brand building. His goal is to tailor the product to the needs through observing trends and behaviours, as well as utilising advanced technologies and comprehensive prototyping in his work. As a result, he creates bold and well-thought-out designs for leading companies in the furniture industry. Numerous prestigious awards received in Poland and abroad, including the iF Design Award 2017, FX International Design Award, and German Design Award, confirm the unique character of his work.

Maja Ganszyniec

Maja Ganszyniec is a designer with a comprehensive approach to the design process. She was born in Silesia, studied interior architecture – first at the Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow, then in Milan, and in 2008 she graduated in design product from the Royal College of Art in London.

Her main focus are human-oriented and nature friendly objects, and she always looks for opportunities to use a holistic production approach, with the focus on traditional craft. Her designer handles have simple, elegant look, and are precisely detailed. In 2022, Maja Ganszyniec Studio was shortlisted for Deezen awards 2022.

Tomasz Rygalik

Designer, curator, and educator with a Ph.D. He studied architecture at the Technical University of Łódź, and graduated in Industrial Design from the Pratt Institute in New York in 2000. After graduating from the Royal College of Art in 2005, he joined the RCA staff as a Research Associate. In 2006 he established Studio Rygalik. He is a professor and Head of Graduate Studies at the Design Department of the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw.

As a door handles designer, he focuses on full use of the properties of a given material to create a useful product that is not only functional, but also contributes to the atmosphere of the interior. Thanks to this approach, he achieves timeless solutions by using minimal means.

Become an APRILE partner

APRILE - The Door Handle Company

Door handles from APRILE range available in a wide variety of designs, shapes, colours, and finishes, are the main part of our offer. Our goal is simple: we strive to give you the opportunity to choose a very specific product, perfectly suited to your needs and expectations, allowing you to achieve the exact result you desire.

Door Handles Designer

All the designer levers available in our offer are meant to complement your interiors with unique, elegant, and timeless pieces of architectural ironmongery that are both beautiful and functional. Because of that, every APRILE door handle design is carefully thought-of, and can make your space more complete and more special.

Door Knobs Designer

At APRILE, we decided to give you the opportunity to choose from a variety of door knobs, so you can fully enjoy the comfort of using your interior for many years to come without going for any unnecessary compromises. Luxury door knobs from our offer are the representatives of a contemporary design – every single APRILE door knob design is a harmonious combination of functionality, originality, and beauty in its purest form.