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Polish company designed the stadium seats for the World Cup in Qatar
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Polish company designed the stadium seats for the World Cup in Qatar

A Polish chair manufacturer has provided three hundred and fifty thousand chairs for the stadiums of the World Cup in Qatar. The seats, designed by Forum by Nowy Styl, fill six of the eight stadiums at the World Cup. The company is present in Qatar with its Abacus and Omega
The best indie video games in Eastern Europe | TOP5
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The best indie video games in Eastern Europe | TOP5

The European gaming market has long been the bastion of game development, with the continent’s countries hitting over $20 billion in total revenue this year, according to a 2022 figure. Today’s selection showcases the most spectacular indie video games, from the unsettling world of the post-Soviet era to
Design cavalcade among the ferns | Mateusz Baumiller
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Design cavalcade among the ferns | Mateusz Baumiller

A design crash course combined with relaxation—the Masurian Lake District in Poland is one of the most beautiful places to visit in the region, thanks to its unique natural features. Hundreds of lakes, idyllic greenery, and the close proximity to wilderness make it the perfect place to relax, but
From a stable to a minimalist space | The story of a creative duo’s kitchen
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From a stable to a minimalist space | The story of a creative duo’s kitchen

FRØPT has already attracted our attention: the Polish online brand offers, among other things, furniture fronts and individual products, while also participating in extraordinary collaborations. The founders of the brand, Magda Milejska and Kasia Kurowska-Loedl, can now see their unique furniture fronts in the minimalist kitchen of a couple working
Youthful and modern student hostel in the heart of Łódź
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Youthful and modern student hostel in the heart of Łódź

The student hostel in Łódź is one of the facilities of the Student Depot and was furnished by the characteristic MIXD studio. The dormitory rooms full of colors and plants suggest youthful energy, but not in a childish approach, this is where the brand identity of Student Depot is special.
A chocolate-like pattern adorns the floor tiles of this cozy Polish patisserie
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A chocolate-like pattern adorns the floor tiles of this cozy Polish patisserie

Although the new wave of gastronomy revolution has influenced our habits of sweets consumption, the classic confectionery shops selling delicious cakes, delicate pastries, and all kinds of desserts never go out of fashion. It’s true that there’s a lot of competition in this field too; besides the modern
If you’re a fan of olive oil, this restaurant is for you—Oliva
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If you’re a fan of olive oil, this restaurant is for you—Oliva

It is really worth adding Warsaw to the bucket list of our destinations, as there are constantly more and more cool facilities, including restaurants, on the list of places worth visiting. In today’s article, we show you the Oliva restaurant, which has reopened after a temporary closure with a
Simplicity with a twist—Warszauer Hotel, Kraków
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Simplicity with a twist—Warszauer Hotel, Kraków

A slender, modern building situated in a small cobble-stoned street in the heart of the former Jewish district of Kraków—this is Warszauer Hotel. The 10-room establishment opened in January 2022, stands out while still perfectly complementing its environment. Marta Gajewska, the mind and soul behind this extraordinary boutique hotel
Celebrate the summer fruit season with the strawberry ceramics of MUAS
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Celebrate the summer fruit season with the strawberry ceramics of MUAS

Summer is officially here, and the Polish ceramic studio MUAS has opened the strawberry season with its new ceramic collection. Hot strawberry foam-like glazes happily pour from the fantastic pots, tempting you to take a delicious sip. Kati Romanowska and Łukasz Przygodziński, the founders of MUAS, have already made us
Recently launched Polish design festival promotes reconstruction of our generation
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Recently launched Polish design festival promotes reconstruction of our generation

RE:GENERATION, this year’s edition of the Łódź Design Festival, seeks to respond to the challenges of the third decade of the 21st century. The event, which will take place between 12 and 22 May, aims to encourage deeper reflection on the current state, promoting reconstruction at both individual
The skyscraper of ecological rebirth
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The skyscraper of ecological rebirth

Population growth, urbanization and shifting food culture are all leading to a lack of crop diversity, which poses a threat to global food and nutrition security. Polish architects Michał Spólnik and Marcin Kitala’s agro-ecological skyscraper ‘New Spring’ aims to restore the diversity of the natural landscape. Rising over cultivating
20th-century Polish aesthetics come to life at the Bocuse d'Or
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20th-century Polish aesthetics come to life at the Bocuse d'Or

A designer who is not afraid of new challenges—that’s how Klaudia Kasprzak describes herself, someone who has acquired such a diverse approach during her studies in Poland and Finland that her work includes forest-inspired minimalist jewelry, a combinable birthday table and baby furniture. This time, she has put
Atomy Studios educates with unique shapes and use of fabric
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Atomy Studios educates with unique shapes and use of fabric

A new concept embracing simplicity, keeping the tastefulness of classic designs while offering various styling possibilities—that’s what makes the bags of Atomy Studios so perfect; they fit your everyday casual style, your smart casual and even a boho summer outfit. The idea of the concept for Atomy Studios
You’ve never seen such aesthetic fitness equipment!—PENT.
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You’ve never seen such aesthetic fitness equipment!—PENT.

Not many living rooms have a dedicated workout corner or even any kind of fitness equipment on its own. This could be due to a lack of space or because, aesthetically, they are not the first items we would furnish our homes with. We are introducing a fitness equipment brand
Black is the new black in Tylko’s new furniture collection
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Black is the new black in Tylko’s new furniture collection

The Polish minimalist furniture brand Tylko enhanced the classic pieces of its Type 02 product line with a new, matt black collection. The elegant and timeless shelving system works equally well in living and working spaces, it is a real design staple. The internationally popular brand with its high-quality, sophisticated
You'll only find works by Polish designers in this design studio in Warsaw
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You'll only find works by Polish designers in this design studio in Warsaw

The Polish Medusa Group designed the interior of the Echo Investment’s office in Warsaw, which features exclusively the works of Polish designers, artists and manufacturers. Classic and contemporary Polish design is both present in the workspace: in the lobby, you can see the RM58 armchair, designed by Roman Modzelewski
A Jaques Tati film inspired the new MONOCLE furniture collection by Katarzyna Jasyk
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A Jaques Tati film inspired the new MONOCLE furniture collection by Katarzyna Jasyk

Polish interior and product designer Katarzyna Jasyk draws inspiration from almost everything around her, be it objects or her family. Her new collection, called MONOCLE, is inspired by an iconic French film, Jaques Tati’s comedy “Mon Oncle.” Jacques Tati—also known as the French Charlie Chaplin—is an actor,
A four-star boutique hotel that speaks of Polish history
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A four-star boutique hotel that speaks of Polish history

The revamped identity and historic murals of Hotel 1231 in Toruń, Poland, are perfectly in line with the boutique hotel’s past. After all, it’s no coincidence that the four-star hotel chose the name 1231: this was the year in which the Knights of the Teutonic Order founded the
The idyllic world of the sunny beach is evoked by the identity of the Polish jewelry brand DOBRO
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The idyllic world of the sunny beach is evoked by the identity of the Polish jewelry brand DOBRO

A piece of jewelry can be important to us in many ways: it can be linked to a dear memory, it can remind us of a special occasion or experience, but it can also brighten up our appearance during grey weekdays. Handmade, unique jewelry is an even more valuable treasure
Practical and stylish backpacks from Eastern Europe | TOP 5
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Practical and stylish backpacks from Eastern Europe | TOP 5

Backpacks are undoubtedly one of the most practical accessories, because wherever you go, you can find the right piece for every occasion, be it theatre, work or shopping. In addition to the sporty, casual and elegant styles, you can choose the most ideal size for you, from very small city
Accomplishment of an interior designer through textiles—Interview with Agnieszka Owsiany
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Accomplishment of an interior designer through textiles—Interview with Agnieszka Owsiany

We often witness artists who find accomplishment in a different field than what they originally studied. Polish interior designer Agnieszka Oswiany chose textiles. Agnieszka’s sensitivity is reflected in all her interior design projects, but besides these complex projects that require teamwork, she has also dabbled in textiles, allowing her
A popular Polish comics' characters come to life on this special playground!
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A popular Polish comics' characters come to life on this special playground!

Looking at the little ones running around in the playgrounds, we often wonder how nice it was to try the slides that looked steep at the time, or to sit on the swings that almost flew us to the sky. Although our dimensions do not necessarily allow us to use
The Polish lingerie brand that designs for confident women
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The Polish lingerie brand that designs for confident women

Special fabric choices and characteristic lines shape the product range of the Warsaw-based Undress Code lingerie brand along with a consistent brand message that says they design for modern, confident and liberated women. For those who like to let go sometimes and who want to make their dreams come true.
Cosmic journey in the Polish pavilion of the Dubai World Expo | Instytut B61 x Rad Duet
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Cosmic journey in the Polish pavilion of the Dubai World Expo | Instytut B61 x Rad Duet

In the stories of Slavic mythology and Polish folklore, the connection between outer space and magic is often mentioned, but the astronomer Copernicus, who developed the heliocentric worldview, was also born in the region, not to mention the only Polish astronaut, Mirosław Hermaszewski, who is highly respected in his home
Breathtaking school buildings in the region | TOP 5
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Breathtaking school buildings in the region | TOP 5

Functionality is undoubtedly the most important factor in the case of an educational building. Of course, this does not mean that the boringly familiar places in every educational institution, such as the canteen, the classroom or even the corridors, cannot get an exciting look. Professional design offices create schools that
Holiday homes that dazzle everyone with their minimalist elegance | Domki Szumilas
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Holiday homes that dazzle everyone with their minimalist elegance | Domki Szumilas

Lubiatowo is a small Polish village right on the shores of the Baltic Sea, bordered by white sand dunes and magnificent pine forests. In this fabulous landscape, the three latest, minimalist, noble wood-covered pieces of the Szumilas project holiday homes await guests wishing to relax and unwind. The clean-style cottages
Minimalist summer residence in Poland
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Minimalist summer residence in Poland

After a gray, tiring and hectic workday, we can’t wait to finally have some good weather and relax in a quiet, intimate place, away from the noise of the city. This Polish lakeside holiday home, with its huge terrace and fabulous panorama, lined with pine trees that reach almost
3 interior designers from the region who are worth keeping on your radar—III.
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3 interior designers from the region who are worth keeping on your radar—III.

It’s no secret that we’re fans of interiors with aesthetic and pleasant atmospheres, where the colors, textures, furniture and objects create something that’s hard to replicate and can instantly influence the mood of the moment. However, when it comes to interiors, the focus is often on the
Eastern Europe’s archaeological heritage returns in 3D printing
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Eastern Europe’s archaeological heritage returns in 3D printing

On the territory of present-day Poland, between the Oder and Vistula rivers, a western Slavic tribe, the Pomeranians, lived in the fifth century. Based in Krakow, the Popiel brand aims to bring back the diverse object culture of our region’s ancestors into contemporary design and interior decoration, using their
An old windmill was remodeled into a residential house in Poland
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An old windmill was remodeled into a residential house in Poland

Rethinking disused buildings that have lost their function is always an exciting challenge for architects. Thanks to creative solutions and innovative technologies, almost any building that is abandoned or in poor condition can now become habitable. This was also the case with the windmill in the vicinity of Lublin, Poland,
The sanctity of the modern kitchen: wall ceramics from Poland
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The sanctity of the modern kitchen: wall ceramics from Poland

We have already reported on the Polish brand FRØPT, which has developed a clever and eye-catching concept to overcome the problem of uniform kitchens: they offer unique furniture fronts to match existing IKEA furniture systems so that the kitchen adapts to the personality of the owner, not the other way
It’s good if it’s weird: the era of playful pottery—Interview with Malwina Konopacka
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It’s good if it’s weird: the era of playful pottery—Interview with Malwina Konopacka

A perfect home decor item today is more than just an ornament or just a tool to perform its function; the two must work together, and, aesthetically, almost above all, it must stand out. If these expectations are met, the sky’s the limit in terms of style and shape,
Comprehensive & impressive art deco exhibition opens in Poland
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Comprehensive & impressive art deco exhibition opens in Poland

This September, the Mazovian Museum in Płock opened the largest permanent exhibition dedicated to Art Deco in Poland. The exhibition, entitled Art of the Interwar Period includes more than 1,800 design pieces and works of art: furnishings, paintings and sculptures, fashion items, jewelry, as well as valuable paper and
From classic to cosmic—Polish armchairs we would love to take home anytime
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From classic to cosmic—Polish armchairs we would love to take home anytime

Marta Adamczak, the designer at Kosmiko Studio, gives a new look and thus a second chance to otherwise disused furniture by refurbishing old armchairs. The scrapped armchairs retain their function but take on a completely fresh character. Thus, their new owners can take home a piece of the design gems
Leisure center from an old sugar factory
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Leisure center from an old sugar factory

The 19th-century factory building of the Żnin Sugar Factory in Poland covers an area of 35 hectares and has undergone a complete reconstruction and transformation to be reborn as a conference and leisure center. The facility is based on the concept of a “city within a city”, which is why
Law firm in Poznań with a simple style
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Law firm in Poznań with a simple style

Przybecki Law Office, furnished by Polish-based BIEN STUDIO, is located in a historic apartment building in Jeżyce, Poznań. As part of the project, the spaces were expanded with a new lounge, a conference room and additional office space, creating a perfect harmony that gives a clean look to the overall
Tropical ecosystem in a Polish office
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Tropical ecosystem in a Polish office

The Malinowski Design Urban & Landscape design studio has created a truly special work environment: the palm house is the first office investment in Poland to use the studio’s Nature Connect concept. The tropical ecosystem fills the interior of a specially built pavilion in the heart of the Gdańsk Olivia
Timeless knitted pieces for the whole year, by Roboty Ręczne from Poland
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Timeless knitted pieces for the whole year, by Roboty Ręczne from Poland

With the seasons changing and autumn arriving, the shelves and racks of fast fashion stores are already overflowing with knitwear. But a well-made knitted piece that will last for decades is a luxury item—but why? Because it takes a hell of a long time to produce. Luckily, there are
The coolest Polish restaurants of our favorites | TOP 5
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The coolest Polish restaurants of our favorites | TOP 5

In our selection today, the main role belongs to Poland, more precisely to the Polish restaurants, and not just to any restaurants: we have selected our favorites! At these places, fabulous environment and interiors, menu-resembling atmosphere, and decorations create a complete gastronomic experience. Let’s see! Nadzieja Nature’s colors
Youthful and modern student hostel in the heart of Łódź
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Youthful and modern student hostel in the heart of Łódź

The student hostel in Łódź is one of the facilities of the Student Depot and was furnished by the characteristic MIXD studio. The dormitory rooms full of colors and plants suggest youthful energy, but not in a childish approach, this is where the brand identity of Student Depot is special.
East meets West in one of Warsaw's most unique pastry shops
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East meets West in one of Warsaw's most unique pastry shops

Whether you are a lover of sweet flavors or unique interiors, Lukullus is a must-see when you are in Warsaw. The pastries are made using traditional Polish and contemporary French recipes, while the interior reflects the fusion of the two cultures. The story of Lukullus began three generations ago, when
The kitchen should be adjusted to the owner, not the other way around
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The kitchen should be adjusted to the owner, not the other way around

Simple systems and variable solutions perfectly adapted to everyday living spaces: IKEA furniture is certainly the uncrowned queen of all these adjectives on the European market. While practical and easily accessible, these products also have their aesthetic limitations: how can you make your kitchen feel truly personal and intimate if
Cavalcade of patterns in a minimalist Polish home
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Cavalcade of patterns in a minimalist Polish home

Even though the floor is different in every room, this Polish family home could still preserve its minimalist character. One can find white walls, wooden and black furniture in this family home located in a little town in eastern Poland. The more we move further in the house, the more
Favorite interiors of the week_29 | Polish edition
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Favorite interiors of the week_29 | Polish edition

Each week, we share the most gorgeous, inspiring and coolest interiors that we’ve come across in the past few days. Here comes some perfect eye candy to browse through while sipping your Saturday morning coffee, which you can also use as inspiration for your own homes. This week, we
Balanced constellations | Moon Moth lamp collection
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Balanced constellations | Moon Moth lamp collection

For their latest collection, Polish brand Moon Moth turned to Japanese culture and contemporary minimalist aesthetics for inspiration. The truly well-thought-out objects give off the vibe of balance in a way we don’t even recognize it. This is what the designers of the Tanjun collection of Moon Moth [https:
Nostalgia drink | Hultaj
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Nostalgia drink | Hultaj

Childhood nostalgia, outdoor adventures and refreshments served by grandma: the Polish beverage Hultaj is all in one. It cools us on hot summer days, warms us on chilly nights, while making us reminisce about our favorite childhood memories. What are we talking about? Hultaj (meaning varmint) is, in effect, the
Polish Minimalism | ÅOOMI
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Polish Minimalism | ÅOOMI

No, this is not IKEA, and not even something Scandinavian: the home textiles with gently geometric motifs and “sprinkled” pattern ceramics are made by the Polish ÅOOMI brand. We have been greeting the “spotted” cups that we found in our favorite new wave café as old friends for some time
Clay.Warsaw | Warsaw
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Clay.Warsaw | Warsaw

It looks just like as if a socialist-realist elementary school and a Parisian loft apartment were combined in this creative co-working office in Warsaw, imagined by Polish architect Mateusz Baumiller. Three creative agencies moved under one roof in the framework of the Clay.Warsaw [https://www.claywarsaw.com/] project: Analog/
HYPE | Weekly program guide
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HYPE | Weekly program guide

Although the mornings are still chilly, the sunny weather and the super-fine programs lure us out, insomuch that we are even willing to leave the city on the weekends for contemporary jewelry and glass art shows. If you’d rather stay in the city, we recommend two talks on architecture