Articles tagged Poland


Looking for a hygge workspace? It’s in Warsaw, not Copenhagen

Warsaw – Polish design studio Beza Projekt designed the Nest to juxtapose the discomforts of traditional office working. 


The new must-visit interior design fair is in Warsaw

Warsaw – The third edition of Warsaw Home promises to be a who’s who of Polish design, from established names and craft legends to up-and-coming talents.

Sprzeczna 4 by BBGK Architects. Photos Juliusz Sokolows & Marcin Czechowicz

BBGK highlights Polish prefabrication in brick-red concrete

WARSAW – Proclaiming itself as the embodiment of all things prefabricated, Sprzeczna 4 stands out in the heart of the Praga neighbourhood in Warsaw.

OVO by Gottesman-Szmelcman Architecture. Photos Kamil Czaja

Gottesman-Szmelcman’s OVO owes its bulging curves to 3D CAD programming

WROCLAW – The OVO is a bold, contemporary building with an amorphic form that bloats and regresses to suit the special requirements of the multi-functional accommodation schedule.

The aesthetic of the building is not ‘showy’ in form or material appearance. Photo David Franck

Barkow Leibinger designs a building as an abstracted billboard for Trumpf Group

WARSAW – A utilitarian box form is employed for an office building, with a playful twist.

The Ulma Family Museum glows in poignant russet steel.

Sharply designed museum commemorates Poles helping Jews during the Holocaust

MARKOWA – The recently opened Ulma Family Museum by Nizio Design International pays tribute to Poles saving Jewish people. The terminology of remembrance has rarely been displayed clearer.


UGO Architecture steeps Odette Tea Room interior with banana tree leaves

WARSAW – Standing in stark contrast to a sleek stone plaza, Odette Tea Room offers herbal tea lovers a leafy retreat within the Polish capital's skyscraper district.

Zrodlo is a watering hole that revels in its stripped-back nature, the ideal backdrop for bespoke furniture and lighting pieces.

Interior metallic framework makes-up the fabric of this delectable drinking hole in Poland

A late-night whisky den in Poznan, Poland is attracting attention due to its seductive transformation by Adam Wiercinski.

The Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry by Y. Platonov in Moscow, Russia.

Fifth Façade re-evaluates Soviet international style architecture with a drone

Photographers Denis Esakov and Dmitry Vasilenko set to the skies above the former Soviet Union with the use of a drone to capture previously unseen views of soviet international style architecture.

The façade's wave-like form is the collaborative vision of Polish architects Piotr Michalewicz and Mateusz Tanski.

Baltic Palace hotel embodies its beach town context with a sloping glass façade

POBIEROWO – A hotel inspired by a harmonious wave brings a contemporary edge to a small coastal resort town in north western Poland.

A timber-built, horizontal and openwork canopy over the pathway symbolises the ‘gateway’ of the recreational park.

Nizio Design International educates with nature and architecture

JANÓW LUBELSKI – Already the home to several tourist attractions, the town of Janów Lubelski recently inaugurated its newest addition: an interactive scientific and recreational centre.

NArchitekTURA’s ‘Apartment of the Future’ will serve as a fully integrated product laboratory for the furniture industry.

Apartment of the Future by NArchitekTURA

DOBRODZIEŃ – An installation in a Polish furniture market blurs the distinction between residential, commercial, and conceptual.