A young Polish brand has reinvented a traditional wall hanging known as a “kilim” by producing bold hand-made accessories that add colour, pattern and texture to modern homes.
The unique WIĘZI, or Ties, collection features pieces hand-made in Warsaw.
Originally designed in 1968 as a modern showcase of Poland’s historic second city, work on the showpiece tower began in 1975 but stopped in 1981 leaving it as a PRL eyesore. Now, the 102.5-metre structure has nearly been completed and finished off with so-called Nordic Royal aluminium sheets to lend it a golden glow on Kraków’s skyline.
Intended to be built in a village in the Bieszczady Mountains in south-eastern Poland, Agnieszka Skwirut’s designs show a building perched on the side of a mountain, far from any major city and surrounded by the mountain’s wild natural beauty.
Combining functionality with culture, some of the designs feature a fragment from the painting “The Last Judgement” by Flemish painter Hans Memling that was painted between 1467 and 1473.
Along with being good for birds the revolutionary bus reduces dust and absorbs CO2.
The battle which the notes commemorate, has been called one of 20 battles that decided the fate of the world as the unexpected victory halted the westward advance of Communism.
Picked up on by the national press, Kasia Szafarska’s work has made waves owing to inspiration derived from five Warsaw districts.
A new design for public toilets in Warsaw’s Łazienki Park has been chosen in a competition. With its simple lines, the winner complements, but does not compete with, the park's historical buildings.
Gdynia-based Traffic Design teamed up with Warsaw city council for the second edition of their re:design initiative – a part of Praga-Południe district’s revitalization focusing on the aesthetic improvement of urban space and promoting Polish design.