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5 examples of great creativity from Poland
Known for its vast history and diverse culture, Poland also has mad artistic chops.
The muted and impactful photography of Marcin Ryczek
A visual artist whose minimal arrangements speak volumes.
Making sneakers sustainable with the ‘Shoetopia’ project
Two Polish students are challenging traditional methods of shoe production with their 3D-printed sneaker.
The Mashambas Skyscraper
A skyscraper conceived as an educational centre and marketplace for new agricultural communities in sub-Saharan Africa.
Kamila Iżykowicz’s RITU range reflects the different stages in a woman’s cycle
This global grad’s jewellery collection emits soothing scents when you engage with it.
Would we trade gold and silver for jewellery made of light?
Conceptual design studio panGenerator used light projection to envision the future of jewellery design.
Kamila Iżykowicz is a poetic designer, creating with a mixture of skill, knowledge and intuition. Her work is based on the senses and an understanding of time.
The expressionist splashes of Patryk Hardziej
This graphic designer draws from many schools of creativity to inform each new artwork.
Architecture with a twist
A list of cool and quirky buildings from around the world.
Musicon: the one-man band inspiring kids’ creativity
“It’s time for a revolution in children’s education.”
Step into the harsh realities of This War Of Mine
This video game provides a sobering view of living under war-time conditions.
Could the flying B-Droid help bees with pollination?
Scientist develops another robotic pollinator
Do insects like the way we taste?
To Flavour Our Tears places humans on the other end of the food chain.
The ‘glow-in-the-dark’, energy-efficient cycle lane
This unique solar-powered bicycle path is guiding Poland’s nighttime cyclists.
Basia Dzaman: The future of 3D printing and robotics
Global graduate Basia Dzaman harnesses new technologies to explore traditional embroidery patterns.
Basia Dzaman on the intersection of robotics and creativity
A Polish student from the School of Form in Poznań, Poland has designed a robotic arm that reimagines the lost art of snutki.
Loving Vincent: A feature film of 56 800 hand painted frames
This animated biopic is about the mysterious life and death of world-renowned artist Vincent Van Gogh and was made of over 50 000 hand painted images.
Illustrations show the twists and turns of modern society
Polish illustrator Igor Morski uses mixed media and photo manipulation to explore the ills of the world.
Collecting desalinated water through fog
Fog harvesting is a sustainable way to harvest clean water in areas with regular mist.
Basia Dżaman’s carbon fibre 3D printer of the future
Polish student Basia Dżaman modified a robotic arm using specially designed, 3D printed tools.
Basia Dżaman, a graduate from the School of Form in Poland, is finding solutions to current and future problems.
Pakiet: A modular collection by Polish design studio Zieta
Polish design studio, Zieta have just released their new collection Pakiet – a modular, flat-pack family of furniture that comes in raw plywood and steel.
Virtual reality experience sends viewers into Zdzislaw Beksinski’s paintings
This Polish studio is pioneering virtual reality art with Zdzislaw Beksinski’s surreal paintings.
Make any watch a smartwatch with this smart watchstrap
The Polish innovators at uBirds have designed unique smart straps to transform your analogue watch into a smartwatch and fitness tracker.
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