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
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
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
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 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
“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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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 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
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
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,
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
A weboldal sütiket (cookie-kat) használ, hogy biztonságos böngészés mellett a legjobb felhasználói élményt nyújtsa.