Near the picturesque colonnades of Karlovy Vary, a historic apartment house overlooking a hillside has been renovated inside. The interior designs, which emphasize the original elements of the house, were created by the Czech team Plus One Architects. Let’s see!
During the renovation, the architects aimed to remove the
Ice-cream sundaes, cocktail glasses, and urns—Slovak-born Gréta Kušnírová not only breaks with the preconceptions of ceramic design in her choice of subject matter but also combines her unusual objects with unusual looks. Let’s see!
The young designer currently lives and works in Prague, where she is studying ceramics
A dilapidated open-air cinema near the main square in the southern Czech town of Prachatice has been revived. The architectural concept of the community space draws inspiration from the analogy of a projector loaded with film reels. Let’s see!
With the reconstruction, the Mimosa Architects team transformed the eight-hundred-seat
The mission of Czech architectural firm petrjanda/brainwork aims to revitalize areas of Prague, with a focus on the current needs of the city’s inhabitants. The abandoned quay of the Czech capital has been given a new lease of life along the same lines. This time, the aim is
A new public park combining sport and culture has been built in the brownfield district of Řeporyje in Prague. The park, tailored to the needs of local residents, features a skateboard and pump track. Designed by the Czech U/U studio, the park offers something for all ages. Let’s
Benches, litter bins, bicycle stands and all kinds of shelters—pieces of furniture we pass by every day yet don’t pay enough attention to. Street furniture shapes our urban experiences, habits and overall well-being on an unconscious level. It invites us to connect, take some time for ourselves, and
Aleš Fiala studio designed a new wine house for the young Gurdau Winery claiming the great wine-growing heritage of Moravia.
Gurdau Winery was established in 2012 on a “green field”, with the planting of the first vines on the slopes above the village of Kurdějov, on the Southern part of
Czech design duo MY DVĚ’s sophisticated and sometimes startling creations strike a fine balance between children’s toys and collectible design objects. Their pieces, or as they call them, their “creatures”, are at once fun and unsettling, where quality craftsmanship is completed by an artistic mindset. Interview.
An old kindergarten has been revitalized in the town of Jablonec nad Nisou, Czechia. Thanks to Mjölk architekti’s designs, the renovated building gives children the freedom to connect with the world, have fun, and develop.
As the Mjölk architekti team emphasized, “Kindergarten is a place where young children develop
From a medical aid to a fashion accessory, a digital aid to promote self-reliance, or a jewelry collection to promote intergenerational empathy. The students from Zlín were looking for solutions to make the years of aging easier for all of us. We asked Vladimíra Černá from Tomas Bata University, the
The Czech team RO_aR architects designed a family house in Prague’s Hlubočepy neighborhood. The building is a unique architectural jewel of the residential area, situated on the border between two opposing worlds, city and nature. Let’s see!
The designed building is surrounded by the bio-corridor of the
Thanks to the Czech What a Hut team, a new outdoor recreation area has been built near Zlín, at the foot of the woods around the city. It’s a recreational community space, not just for sauna lovers. Introducing Budka.
Product and interior designer Adéla Bačová brought together her knowledge
Bohumil Hrabal’s novel I Served the King of England tells the story of a waiter who goes from being a busboy to a hotel owner to a penniless old man, laced with political and erotic adventures. Let’s take a look at some of the different covers of this
On a rocky slope overlooking the Vltava River stands the Jabloňka Castle. In this picturesque location, below the classicist building, are the vineyards that characterize the northern part of Prague. The Czech Marco Maio Architects team was inspired by the discovery and preservation of the historic elements found on the
A bright space with large terraces and a view of the city—a place to cook, eat, and work, where children can play, watch TV, read, create, and sleep. This is the interior designed by Czech architectural firm No Architects in Prague. Let’s see!
The No Architects team started
The AN Bistro & Cafe is the latest project of a Vietnamese family who own several restaurants in Prague. Their main ambition is to bring authentic Vietnamese cuisine to the Czech capital, not only from a gastronomic but also from an architectural point of view. Thus, the interior design of the
“What is childhood?” This was the question asked by Architektura studio when designing the kindergarten in the town of Říčany, Czech Republic. According to the architects, in addition to the family and playground experiences, the built and material environment surrounding children are also essential educational tools. Thus, the space was
How does applied photography become a tool for artistic expression? How does the bizarre become the new normal? The creative duo of Lenka Glisníková and Karolína Matušková sometimes work as photographers, sometimes as curators, and sometimes even as creators of different worlds. Their visual language is complex and progressive, with
The disused building of a former Roman Catholic rectory in Vratislavice nad Nisou in Czechia has already been home to an orphanage, a kindergarten, and a school. It is now being revived as a municipal library thanks to the design of the architectural firm atakarchitekti. Take a look!
Jiri Kubik and Jan Rambousek have selected matchbox labels from the fifties and seventies and have put six hundred of their collection of tens of thousands of Czechoslovak labels into a volume. The publication, which is unique in its content and design, received the Red Dot Award in 2022. Introducing
The Czech architectural firm QARTA Architektura has designed a new community center for The Brethren Church in Kladno. The new building will serve as a spiritual retreat as well as a venue for recreational activities.
The Christian community center, located in the Czech town of Kladno, will focus on organizing
The question above may sound strange at first, but it is in fact the starting point for a very exciting expedition.
A Czech multidisciplinary art project, Future Landscapes, this truly diverse cast of characters explores the next stages of climate change using sound as a tool. Climate change and climate
The ridge of the Stráž mountain—where guard posts used to be located, and warning fires lit if enemy approached—towers over the Czech town of Rokytnice. Although such dangers and with it the use of warning beacons are a thing of the past, new, symbolic guards have been appointed
Beer spas are a popular concept witnessed in the Czech Republic, merging the relaxation of a spa treatment with the comfort of a draught beer. Now, they introduce this experience in Belguim, as well.
As well as the Czech Republic, Belgium is also famous for its beer brewing tradition, with
Poetizer, a community site for poetry lovers, has set up its office on the fourth floor of the First Republic building, in one of Prague’s most vibrant streets. In the center of the space is an artificial Garden of Eden with more than a hundred species of plants, inspired
A weboldal sütiket (cookie-kat) használ, hogy biztonságos böngészés mellett a legjobb felhasználói élményt nyújtsa.