The art pieces include an amber craftsman’s house, the first art piece in the world manufactured in a 1:6 scale with figures and elements of the interior entirely 3D printed.
In this episode of the Debrief, we take a look at a new exhibition on ‘Polish styles’ at the National Museum in Kraków.
A resurgence of neon lights has inspired city councillors to show that Katowice is creating beautiful things and showing how design, tradition and art have been drivers in the development of the post-industrial profile of the city.
According to Mirosław Nizio, the principal architect and designer, the museum will follow “a timeless form” that will enable people to “nurture” the memory and spiritual heritage of the priest.”
Nearly 40 pavement bollards have benefited from the wacky overhaul after being temporarily attired in an array of vibrant patterns depicting everything from the Warsaw mermaid and local trams to waving cats and pizza slices.
First built in 1867, the renovation has restored Wałbrzych’s historic beauty, including the brick elevation and its most valuable architectural details.
Rajkowska told TFN that the interactive egg named The Song Thrush Hatchling vibrates “thanks to sound exciter transducers and emit a wide spectrum of sounds from a real-life hatching chick recorded with a contact microphone: the heartbeat, chirps and the pecking of the shell by the chick."
The project, called Nexus21 in collaboration with the cultural institution inLodz21, will see the transformation of neglected buildings and spaces on 21 residential, commercial and public space plots, into cultural hubs designed to highlight the city’s innovation and creativity in industries such as architecture, textiles, fashion and film, all of which are a key part of the city’s heritage.
Used to decorate wall panels as an alternative to wallpaper, as upholstery for furniture and as a decorative covering for bags, boxes, chests and jewellery, gilt leather was once used to adorn the most luxurious noble interiors, including castles and palaces.
Despite coming with a hefty price tag of 4,000 PLN or $1,190, the Wrocław designer says that the chair which weighs just 1.66 kg is able to withstand the abuse his children throw at it making it a generational chair that will stand the test of time.