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Ania Rosinke i Maciej Chmara, photo courtesy of the desingers

A duo of young designers specializing in interior and product design, as well as in constructing constructions that redefine human interactions in public space. Mindful of the social issues, they create projects that address everyday life problems.

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Moho Design

Moho Design is a creative brand and a rug-making company created in 2004 by Magdalena Lubińska, a self-taught designer, and Michał Biernacki, a designer who graduated from the Department of Painting at the University of Silesia and an assistant at the Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice.

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Przemo Łukasik / Medusa Group, Bolko Loft (an owned house on a mine), 2002-2003, Kruszcowa Street, Bytom, photo: Juliusz Sokołowski

An architectural bureau founded in 1997 in Gliwice by Przemo Łukasik and Łukasz Zagała.

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Tomasz Augustyniak, photo: Rafał Kolasiński

Born in 1975 in Ostrów Wielkopolski, Tomasz Agustyniak is one of the leading lights of contemporary Polish design.

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Paweł Grobelny - one of the most acclaimed contemporary Polish designers, he creates projects based on simple and harmonious shapes, striving to achieve a certain timeless, classical, yet at the same time unforgettable look.

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Paweł Grunert, photo courtesy of the artist

His furniture designs include a chair made of ivy, a chair with roots, a bed made of cereal, a table made of earth and a set of rocking stairs.

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Pani Jurek (Magda Jurek), photo:. Joanna Bylicka

"Pani Jurek" — has her own, unique approach to design and creates multi-functional objects with which users can interact.

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From whimsical forms to functional aesthetics, Polish designers always had a flair for the unexpected - in spite of repression from the socialist government.

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Different – that’s the single word describing how the Warsaw designer treats traditional porcelain. Her dishes, lamps and interior decorations, thanks to their originality, are gaining acclaim and popularity in Poland and abroad.

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Kosmos Project, Ewa Bochen i Maciej Jelski, photo courtesy of the artists

They experiment with form, colour and material, juxtaposing objects from various spheres. In their realisations, they accentuate irrationality, often referencing Jung’s philosophy, chiefly inspired by his concept of "group unconsciousness".

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Okładka (nid 6657054)

For many years, the Elbląg Furniture Factory produced large quantities of a chair that Chomentowska designed in the early 1960s. It appeared in many Polish homes, and is well recognized even today.

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Okładka (nid 6656790)

Władysław Wołkowski gained most of his popularity and recognition as the creator of remarkably original wicker compositions, which he elevated to the rank of an artistic material.

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From the beginning of their careers, they were affiliated with the avant-garde and belonged to the "second generation" of architects known for "youthful rebellion" in architecture and design.

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Helena Syrkus, Szymon Syrkus, design for the Symultaniczny Theater by Szymon Syrkus and Andrzej Pronaszko, 1930, photo: reproduction of a drawing from

The Syrkuses were one of those modernist architect couples who created a mini artistic group. Their constructivist villas and apartment buildings are delicate and refined.

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Stanisław Wyspiański, "Self-Portrait", 1902, photo: National Museum in Warsaw

The multifaceted artist of the Young Poland era applied his idealistic approach to the arts in the realm of design, with the aim to create a coherent, conceptual structure for his interiors.

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Pani Jurek (Magda Jurek), Maria S.C. lamp, photo: courtesy of the designer

Design blogs across the world are raving this month about designer Pani Jurek's luminary tribute to fellow Pole and Nobel Prize-winning chemist Maria Skłodowska-Curie.

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Okładka (nid 6142218)

All of Hanna and Gabriel Rechowicz’s compositions take their cue from the proportions of spatial arrangements - whether the medium is architecture, design or painting. Gabriel Rechowicz treated painting as an autonomous discipline, however he used it in a very special way.

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Marta Krupińska, Yu System, courtesy of YCP

The showcase maps out the creative directions taken up by Polish design companies and the way socio-political change has shaped a very particular aesthetic.

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Okładka (nid 5909488)

The stylized interiors of some of the duo's most memorable projects - whether it's the elegant Bristol Hotel bar or a local supermarket - make a statement about the status of Polish design from the '50s and '60s.

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Okładka (nid 5918961)

This pioneering exhibition of some 180 objects - including furniture, textiles, ceramics, glass and posters - from the collection of the National Museum in Warsaw features the most important examples of Polish Modernist design. Rarely seen in the West, the collection explores the significance of the objects of everyday use in shaping modernity and the modern Polish identity emerging during the post-war period...

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