Posts tagged as 'Poland'

Wed 10.12.

Przystanek Piekarnia Bakery by Maciej Kurkowski (PL)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 10.12.2014 - Tagged as: ,

Przystanek Piekarnia Bakery by Maciej Kurkowski, photo: *GRLphoto, Maciej Kurkowski

Przystanek Piekarnia Bakery by Maciej Kurkowski, photo: *GRLphoto, Maciej Kurkowski

Located on the ground floor of a 19th century tenement house designed by Józef Hintz in Warsaw, Przystanek Piekarnia is a bakery with a striking, and functional, installation made of oiled and stained plywood planks.

 

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Thu 6.11.

Doppio Cafe Bistro / Bartkowscy by mode:lina (PL)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 06.11.2014 - Tagged as: ,

Doppio Cafe Bistro / Bartkowscy by mode:lina, photo: Marcin Ratajczak

Doppio Cafe Bistro / Bartkowscy by mode:lina, photo: Marcin Ratajczak

Dark patinated baking sheets get a second life as wall décor and lamp shades in Doppio Cafe Bistro, a new concept by architects mode:lina for an 87 year-old family run bakery in Poland.

 

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Thu 25.9.

Nasza Polska – The Open Form of Contemporary Polish Design

Posted by Walter Phillips on 25.09.2014 - Tagged as: , ,

Nasza Polska logo, inflated metal letters designed by Zieta Prozessdesign © Courtesy of Zieta Prozessdesign

Nasza Polska logo, inflated metal letters designed by Zieta Prozessdesign © Courtesy of Zieta Prozessdesign

Nasza Polska, “our Poland”, brings contemporary Polish design into the spotlight in the form of a touring-exhibition that gathers up-and-coming talents, established studios and legendary masters – working in Poland and abroad.

 

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Tue 5.8.

Blood Center by FAAB Architektura (PL)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 05.08.2014 - Tagged as: ,

Blood Center by FAAB Architektura, photo: Bartłomiej Senkowski

Blood Center by FAAB Architektura, photo: Bartłomiej Senkowski

A three part project, Blood Center by FAAB Architektura includes the construction of a new Regional Blood Center building (completed), a shelter for a mobile blood center [bus] and the first specialized Center for Blood Cancer Diagnostics in Poland.

 

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Wed 23.7.

No Wódka Store by Kontent (PL)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 23.07.2014 - Tagged as: , ,

No Wódka Store by Kontent, photo: Zajaczkowski Photography

No Wódka Store by Kontent, photo: Zajaczkowski Photography

Warsaw-based Kontent used scaffolding for the design of No Wódka, a pop-up Polish fashion and furnishings store in Berlin.

 

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Reykjavik House by Moomoo Architects; photo courtesy of the architects

A Polish architectural practice Moomoo Architects have completed this single-storey minimalist house located in the Icelandic capital of Reykjavik. Uniformly white, the detached development features two fully-glazed walls and a terrace wall ‘which was pulled from the house and bended in a way that it looks like it came out from the landscape.’ (more…)

'Holo' pendant lamp by Patrycja Domanska; photo by Paris Tsitsos

A young Polish-born Vienna-based designer Patrycja Domanska has recently created this simple metal pendant lamp whose colour changes once the design heats up. Made of spun aluminium, ‘Holo’ is coated with a special thermochromic paint which fades from vivid turquoise to white when the lamp reaches 31 〫C (as seen in the video below). The design will be presented at Designersblock Milan 2012 which will take place as part of MOST during this year’s Salone del Mobile. (more…)

House without stairs by Przemek Kaczkowski and Ola Targonska, photo by Sebastian Oleksik

Following clients’ request, two Polish architects Przemek Kaczkowski and Ola Targonska have recently realised this striking single family house which is devoid of any stairs. Located in a residential area of Poland’s fourth largest city, Wroclaw, the 253-square-meters detached development consists of two distinctive space concepts: a street-facing, wood-clad ‘public’ part and a ‘private’ area which overlooks the garden and where all of house’s three bedrooms are located. (more…)