About the Author
British photographer Ilona Karwinska specializes in portraiture and world cultures. Based in London, she is a graduate of Goldsmiths College and the London College of Printing. She has been exploring the disappearing world of Cold War Era neon and graphics for more than five years, and has been credited with starting a new "school of neon." In 2009, Karwinska's book of photographs of Warsaw neon became a bestseller following the exhibition of her photographs in the Palace of Culture in central Warsaw. Her work has been featured in Creative Review
, The Telegraph
, and Time Out
. Karwinska regularly exhibits in international galleries.