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Woven with prestige|Gushka Wool
design

Woven with prestige|Gushka Wool

Although the characteristic wool blankets are still popular today, the number of artisans knowing the craft is rapidly declining—a phenomenon the founders of Gushka Wool in Ukraine have set out to put an end to as well as to preserve local traditions. But how does a 100-year-old craft become
Something new, something exciting, something Hungarian | TOP5
design

Something new, something exciting, something Hungarian | TOP5

The cultural and design scene in Budapest is constantly changing, so luckily, we bump into exciting new things every now and then. In today’s selection, we aim to give you a glimpse of some of the up-and-coming Hungarian businesses worthy of our attention. They’re all good at different
Leading the Hungarian art market with innovations

Leading the Hungarian art market with innovations

The Virág Judit Gallery and Auction House in Budapest opened its doors twenty-five years ago. Since its birth, the gallery has passed several milestones: they have set numerous records in the Hungarian auction scene, and over the years they have also introduced a number of innovations that placed them in
Stories sweet as honey from the region | TOP5
lifestyle

Stories sweet as honey from the region | TOP5

Honey was mankind’s first, and for a long time almost only, sweetener, and its true value and special taste have kept their importance to this day. It is worth noting that, alongside our buzzing friends, beekeepers work just as hard to produce it from spring to the autumn season
Cheese manufactury in the surroundings of Lake Balaton—Tekeresvölgyi Családi Birtok
gastronomy

Cheese manufactury in the surroundings of Lake Balaton—Tekeresvölgyi Családi Birtok

Cheese factory, family farm, rural feel. These are the first words that pop into our mind when we think of Tekeresvölgyi Családi Birtok (Tekeresvölgy Family Farm), founded in 2008 by Csaba Kovács and his family in Nemesvámos. We talked to Zsófi Kovács about the family business. Since 2008, your products
Traditional values in a modern form
east

Traditional values in a modern form

“The Danube Bend is not just a place, the same way Pálinka is not just a drink. It’s a feeling of life, an atmosphere”—are the thoughts of Lunczer Pálinka House, a pálinka brand and family business. With a helping hand from Graphasel design studio, this idea is reflected
An emerging Czech furniture brand to check out
design

An emerging Czech furniture brand to check out

Launched in December 2020, the Czech family design company Space of Space redefines the meaning of metal as a raw material. Their curved mental furniture is treated with powder-coating that softens the cool feel of the material while giving it a natural touch. The result is objects that fit perfectly
With love from Vietnam—Lam Sơn life
art

With love from Vietnam—Lam Sơn life

The home is not just a living space, but a small corner of the universe interwoven with good energies—where our loved ones, memories, or just the promise of our future resides. However, if we get away from this special place, we need objects that create this attachment, even across
Slovak furniture made by you | Variedo
design

Slovak furniture made by you | Variedo

Although the furniture brand Variedo is cheekily youthful, it turns to decade-old family carpentry traditions with the utmost respect. They would like to end stereotypes about Slovak furniture armed with an excellent taste and personalized solutions. On their website, we can design our dream cabinets ourselves: with the help of
The best thing that can happen to an apple | BudaPrés Cider
business

The best thing that can happen to an apple | BudaPrés Cider

The boy from the world of wine, the father of wine enthusiasts, a dedicated team of winemakers, nature and apple: these are the ingredients of the BudaPrés handcrafted cider factory, which makes refreshing drinks from excellent Hungarian ingredients in a gap-filling way. Operating as a family business, BudaPrés has been
Fill yourself with creative energies | Cabin & Canvas
architecture

Fill yourself with creative energies | Cabin & Canvas

A renovated cabin, a lovely bell tent, cozy interiors, nature close at hand, and a freshly launched art residency program: Cabin & Canvas promises inspiring recharge sessions in the outskirts of Budapest, among the shaded groves of Zugliget. We’re talking about a family business in the best sense of the
"Each goat has a name here"
east

"Each goat has a name here"

In 2014, the Csiby-Gendele family decided to leave behind a cramped block of flats and move to a detached house in Csíkszereda to start food self-sufficiency. The „stars” of the family’s micro farming are the goats, whose shared stories on Instagram allow us to follow the everyday life of
Natural and caring underwear | Corpus Lingerie
east

Natural and caring underwear | Corpus Lingerie

Honest, simple and natural: the hand-crafted, soft and caring underwear items of Czech brand Corpus Lingerie are not only filling a gap on the market but are also so gentle on your skin that you’ll probably never want to take them off! Anna Bolha and her sister Alžběta Žákova
Vietnamese informality and honesty in a cup of coffee | Cāphê by Hai Nam
business

Vietnamese informality and honesty in a cup of coffee | Cāphê by Hai Nam

Vietnamese serenity with a pinch of Scandinavian aesthetics: a place where everyone can find a coffee matching their taste. Bartók Béla út in Budapest gained a new yet already iconic café: we visited Cāphê by Hai Nam, where we asked founders Vo Son Hai and Vo Son Nam about their
Wine brings people together | Le Tour de Dúzsi
business

Wine brings people together | Le Tour de Dúzsi

The feeling of cycling, youthfulness and friendly gatherings in a bottle of wine – the label design of the red wine titled Le Tour de Dúzsi portrays one of the most important things about wine: how it brings people together. Tamás Dúzsi and his family established their family business in Szekszárd
“Bread is our second child” | Arán Bakery
business

“Bread is our second child” | Arán Bakery

Sourdough, rustic bread varieties, pastries and giant cruffins seasoned with international inspiration: nothing in the concept of Budapest-based Arán bakery is by chance. Every detail starting from the choice of their location, the ingredients used, the repertoire and the interior design of the place is carefully considered and deliberate. We
The future of audio | Sennheiser turns 75
tech

The future of audio | Sennheiser turns 75

Sophisticated, unique and high quality, exceptional audio experience – this is what Sennheiser has been working on ever since it was established, now shaping the future and history of audio technology as a third generation family business. On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of Sennheiser’s foundation, we reviewed the
The Trapper would even pull down Justitia's scale
east

The Trapper would even pull down Justitia's scale

The Trapper jeans go back a long way: they witnessed Socialism, the regime change and now they compete with today’s fast fashion brands. We visited the store of Sándor Nádasi to explore the history of the cult Hungarian jeans brand. If you are not millennials, you must remember the
It’s not fruit juice, it’s currant wine! | Lajos-Király Manufaktúra
business

It’s not fruit juice, it’s currant wine! | Lajos-Király Manufaktúra

Dávid Király inherited the land on which he grows black, red and white currant and makes wine of them using traditional methods from his grandfather. Lajos-Király Manufaktúra creates a new tradition in Verpelét, the village of wine and melodies, known the most for its Welschriesling – Dávid and his manufactory spice
Making them valuable with just a little care | Daken Studio
design

Making them valuable with just a little care | Daken Studio

The eco-conscious way of life, rethinking our consumption habits, and how we should surround ourselves with things with which we can take care of the world a bit are more and more becoming hot topics nowadays. Slowing down is not only important in the field of dining, clothing or transportation,
„It’s like a suitcase” | Interview with the creators of Campsule
design

„It’s like a suitcase” | Interview with the creators of Campsule

A mobile housing alternative that is easily portable, tool-free, weatherproof, insulated and can be equipped with many extra features based on digital technology. Zsolt and Richárd Pahor started a new family business, with the Campsule sleeping pod being the end result. The concept of Campsule caught our attention in the